New Leaves

Selah for: Jan 03, 2018

Larry Vaughan

A hungry man comes to the Lord for his daily needs because he has a need. The greedy man comes to the Lord for what he can get when he already has more than enough to satisfy. [Are you hungry?]

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Selah for: Jan 02, 2018

C.S. Lewis

It is perhaps not so hard to forgive a single great injury. But to forgive the incessant provocations of daily life... how can we do it? Only, I think, by remembering where we stand, by meaning our words when we say in our prayers each night, "Forgive us our trespasses as we forgive those who trespass against us." We are offered forgiveness on no other terms.

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Selah for: Jan 01, 2018

A.B. Simpson

There are some things about which we do not need to pray as much as to take the light which God has already given. Many people are asking God to give them peculiar signs, tokens and supernatural intimations of His will. Our business is to use the light He has given, and then He will give whatever more we need.

[Editor: 2018 will be a great year as we walk in and use the light that God has given to us. When we're in the Light …we will know that God is with us no matter what may cross our paths.]

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Selah for: Dec 29, 2017

C.S. Lewis

We are like blocks of stone out of which the sculptor carves the forms of men. The blows of His chisel, which hurt so much, are what make us perfect.

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Selah for: Dec 28, 2017

Paul the Apostle

'And we know that God causes all things to work together for good to those who love God, to those who are called according to His purpose. For whom He foreknew, He also predestined to become conformed to the image of His Son...' (Romans 8:28-29).

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Selah for: Dec 27, 2017

Carolina Sandell

Day by day and with each passing moment, Strength I find to meet my trials here;
Trusting in my Father's wise bestowment, I've no cause for worry or for fear.
He whose heart is kind beyond all measure Gives unto each day what he deems best -
Lovingly, its part of pain and pleasure, Mingling toil with peace and rest.

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Selah for: Dec 26, 2017

Jesus

(John 3:16-KJV) "For God so loved the world, that He gave His only begotten son, that whosoever believeth on Him should not perish, but have everlasting life."

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Selah for: Dec 25, 2017

Isaiah the Prophet

(Isaiah 9:6 KJV) "For unto us a child is born, unto us a son is given: and the government shall be upon His shoulders: and His name shall be called Wonderful Counselor, The Mighty God, The Everlasting Father, The Prince of Peace."

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Selah for: Dec 22, 2017

A.B. Simpson

The Christmas spirit will call us to a glad and full surrender, first to God and then to the joyful sacrifice of what we call our own for His glory and the good of others.

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Selah for: Dec 21, 2017

Larry Libby

Late on a sleepy, star-spangled night, those angels peeled back the sky just like you would tear open a sparkling Christmas present. Then, with light and joy pouring out of Heaven like water through a broken dam, they began to shout and sing the message that baby Jesus had been born. The world had a Savior! The angels called it "Good News," and it was!

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Selah for: Dec 20, 2017

J.C. Philpot

Our life on earth is but a vapor! We are but pilgrims and strangers on this earthly ball, mere sojourners, without fixed or settled habitation, and passing through this world as not our home or resting-place.

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Selah for: Dec 19, 2017

Larry Vaughan

Make sure that this Christmas you come before the Lord humbly with thanksgiving for all that God has done for you and given to you. Be not as those who come before the Lord with a sense of, "I deserve the best from You."

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Selah for: Dec 18, 2017

Charles Epperson

You and I are not the object. He [Jesus Christ] alone is the object. The world is not to revolve around you; the home is not to revolve around you; the church is not to revolve around you. Jesus Christ is the center. If He is not, then everything is off center, unbalanced, confused.

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Selah for: Dec 15, 2017

Charles Epperson

All of us experience, much too frequently, the recurring cycle of spiritual dryness; sometimes for no apparent or discernible reason. This is cause for concern, but concern should become alarm when dryness is for an extended period and becomes drought.

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Selah for: Dec 14, 2017

Oswald Chambers

We have to go the "second mile" with God. Some of us get played out in the first ten yards, because God compels us to go where we cannot see the way, and we say - "I will wait till I get nearer the big crisis." If we do not do the running steadily in the little ways, we shall do nothing in the crisis.

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