New Leaves

Selah for: Jan 24, 2020

Richard Pike

If we as God's people choose to live our lives apart from the Body of Christ, we will miss many of the rich blessings that God is sharing within the Body of Christ and instead receive only the crumbs from the table of the Lord.

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Selah for: Jan 23, 2020

Mark S. Wheeler

True servants are those whose lives are characterized by a joyful attitude and conduct. They respond as David did, "I delight to do Thy will, O my God." The word for delight carries the idea of eagerness, or taking pleasure in something. A servant is one who does his task with joy and eagerness.

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Selah for: Jan 22, 2020

Chuck Kelley

Christian contentment is the God-given ability to be satisfied with the loving provision of God in any and every situation.

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Selah for: Jan 21, 2020

Helene Ashker

Instead of asking God to release you from situations that bring pressure and suffering, ask him to complete in your character whatever is necessary for you to become more like Jesus Christ. Ask him to develop in you the fruit of the Holy Spirit. Ask him to accomplish great things through your life for the fulfillment of the Great Commission.

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Selah for: Jan 20, 2020

A.B. Simpson

The submission of Gethsemane is not a blind and dead submission of a heart that abandons all its hope, but it is the free submission that bows the head in order to get double strength through faith and prayer.

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Selah for: Jan 17, 2020

Maryanna Johnson

Your job is not to argue with God about the qualities He didn't give you, but to use your gift - after you find it. Finding it will take time and effort, but if you persevere you will discover that God has been seeking you to commit into your hands a ministry that only you can perform.

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Selah for: Jan 16, 2020

Stephen Davey

We need each other. Just as eyes can't provide hearing and ears can't provide sight, you and I provide for the rest of the body the gifts which others lack. The Church is in need of what you as an individual bring to it, and there are no excuses for "sitting it out."

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Selah for: Jan 15, 2020

Arthur Joyce

We are members of Christ's Body. Whether you are an arm, or leg, or hand, or eye, or ear, or mouth, or whatever: you have a place in the Body of Christ, and …you have a responsibility to fill within that place.

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Selah for: Jan 14, 2020

Arthur Joyce

Because of who you are in Christ, there must be a fervency within you to show the unbelieving world who Jesus is and what it means to be a Christian.

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Selah for: Jan 13, 2020

Peter Wallace

In every area of life, you plant seeds. And if you're planting godly seeds, God's Word guarantees that a harvest of joy will come. Real joy, hard-won joy, the fruit of faithful labor. Keep sowing. You've yet to see the harvest!

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Selah for: Jan 10, 2020

The apostle Paul

“I therefore, a prisoner for the Lord, urge you to walk in a manner worthy of the calling to which you have been called, with all humility and gentleness, with patience, bearing with one another in love, eager to maintain the unity of the Spirit in the bond of peace.[Ephesians 4:1-3 ESV]

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Selah for: Jan 09, 2020

David Jackman

[When we try to tell God how weak and useless we are, God responds:] 'Now look: the weaker you are the more my power can be seen in you. The more you're aware of your own inability, the more my strength can be made perfect in your weakness.'

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Selah for: Jan 08, 2020

A.B. Simpson

Lord, give us Thy joy in our hearts which shall lift us to lift others, and fill us so we may overflow to others.

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Selah for: Jan 07, 2020

Stephen Hopper

Wherever Priscilla and Aquila went—whether Corinth or Ephesus or Rome—they were involved in ministering to people for the Lord. A change in zip codes did not change their commitment. They served the Lord wherever they were needed.

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Selah for: Jan 06, 2020

Rich Mullins

There is much that we are intimidated by in our walk: doctrines that run counter to our cultures and egos, tasks that seem nearly insurmountable, the weakness of our wills and the seeming severity of God's. …but in the midst of that, we must do what the writer to the Hebrews advised and what Peter did, "Let us fix our eyes on Jesus, the Author and Finisher of our faith." It is He who calls us and He who enables.

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