New Leaves

Selah for: Oct 17, 2019

Jeremiah the Prophet

"For I know the plans I have for you, declares the Lord, plans for welfare and not for evil, to give you a future and a hope." (Jeremiah 29:11 ESV)

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Selah for: Oct 16, 2019

Isaiah the Prophet

"Have you not known? Have you not heard? The Lord is the everlasting God, the Creator of the ends of the earth. He does not faint or grow weary; his understanding is unsearchable. He gives power to the faint, and to him who has no might he increases strength.

"Even youths shall faint and be weary, and young men shall fall exhausted; but they who wait for the Lord shall renew their strength; they shall mount up with wings like eagles; they shall run and not be weary; they shall walk and not faint." (Isaiah 40:28-31 ESV)

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Selah for: Oct 15, 2019

A.W. Tozer

For our iniquities and our transgressions He was bruised and wounded—and Israel's great burden and amazing blunder was her judgment that this wounded one on the hillside beyond Jerusalem was being punished for His own sin!

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Selah for: Oct 14, 2019

J.R. Miller

The darker the night of sin about us, the clearer and steadier should be the light that streams from our life and conduct. Anyone should be able to live well in the midst of friendly influences and favoring circumstances; but it is doubly important that we be loyal and true to Christ when surrounded by those who care not for Him.

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Selah for: Oct 11, 2019

Mary Fairchild

The birth of Jesus was not just a difficulty, it was an impossiblity. Mary was a virgin. Only God could breathe life into her womb. And just as God caused her to conceive the perfect sinless Savior – fully God, fully human – He can accomplish through you, those things that seem impossible in your life.

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Selah for: Oct 10, 2019

J.M. Njoroge

Pure, unadulterated motives may lie beyond the reach of even the most devout among us, but the intentional recognition of our humble place in deference to the majesty of our Maker is an indispensable ingredient in our service to God and others.

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Selah for: Oct 09, 2019

Oswald Chambers

We have to pray with our eyes on God, not on the difficulties.

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Selah for: Oct 08, 2019

J.R. Miller

God makes no mistakes in planting people where they are. He does not put any of us in a spiritual climate in which we cannot grow in beauty and strength; and wherever He plants us, He sends streams of grace to refresh us. So whatever our circumstances may be, it is possible for us to live godly lives.

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Selah for: Oct 07, 2019

A.B. Simpson

A spirit of self-importance is fatal to all work for Christ. The biggest enemy of true spiritual power is spiritual self-consciousness.

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Selah for: Oct 04, 2019

Howard Macy

When we imagine that we, as Christians and humans, can live in total independence and self-sufficiency, we are deluding ourselves. God, from the beginning, never intended that we should go through the world "alone." We simply cannot experience fully the power and delight of life with God without also being drawn into life together with our sisters and brothers in Christ.

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Selah for: Oct 03, 2019

Michael Youssef

God wants to make us holy, pure, and righteous. However, we have to allow Him to mold us into His image. Sin is the one thing that shakes our security in Christ and our confidence in His finished work on the cross.

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Selah for: Oct 02, 2019

Rick Warren

The most important calling on your life isn’t to something you do. Your most important calling isn’t to a role. It’s not to regulations, rules, or rituals. It’s not even to a religion. Your first call, above all else, is to a relationship with God.

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Selah for: Oct 01, 2019

Rick McDaniel

Jesus should be the center of our lives. Everything should revolve around Jesus and his will for us. It’s all about Jesus not anything else. Nothing should matter to us more than Jesus. Our lives should be focused on what he wants more than what we want. ...Jesus is the king of our lives.

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Selah for: Sep 30, 2019

A.W. Tozer

If we would have great faith we must begin to use the little faith we already have. Put it to work by reverent and faithful praying, and it will grow and become stronger day by day. Dare today to trust God for something small and ordinary and next week or next year you may be able to trust Him for answers bordering on the miraculous.

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Selah for: Sep 27, 2019

Arthur Joyce

Do you ever feel like there just aren't any answers for the questions or problems that seem to surround you each day? Have you ever said, "What's the point of continuing on, I'm just marking time?" Don't forget that God hasn't abandoned His plan for your life. He is in the process of conforming you to the image of His Son and He is using the "questioning" times of our lives to strengthen our faith and confidence in Him. Keep looking to Jesus! He will not forsake you and He will, in His time, reveal all! So…keep on keeping on!

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