New Leaves

Selah for: Jun 02, 2020

Ravi Zacharias

You can only learn so much from books. You can only learn so much from education. Ultimately, it is the wisdom of God that will carry you through in the toughest situations of life.

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Selah for: Jun 01, 2020

Ravi Zacharias

I think the reason we sometimes have the false sense that God is so far away is because that is where we have put him. We have kept him at a distance, and then when we are in need and call on him in prayer, we wonder where he is. He is exactly where we left him.

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Selah for: May 29, 2020

Arthur Joyce

Many people are content to live in what used to be. In their walk with God they feel it is much easier and safer to preserve what they have than to reach out for the "more" that God has for them.

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Selah for: May 28, 2020

David (the Psalmist)

"For God alone, O my soul, wait in silence, for my hope is from him. He only is my rock and my salvation, my fortress; I shall not be shaken. On God rests my salvation and my glory; my mighty rock, my refuge is God. Trust in him at all times, O people; pour out your heart before him; God is a refuge for us. Selah" (Psalm 62:5-8 ESV).

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Selah for: May 27, 2020

Greg Laurie

If you want to live in constant struggle with sin, you can live that way. Or, you can live in newness of life by the power of the Holy Spirit, which has been provided for you by Jesus Christ through the cross.

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Selah for: May 26, 2020

The apostle Peter

"Therefore, preparing your minds for action, and being sober-minded, set your hope fully on the grace that will be brought to you at the revelation of Jesus Christ." (1 Peter 1:13 ESV)

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Selah for: May 25, 2020

Gary L. Thomas

The fortitude of Christ gives us a supreme calmness, the ability to calculate in peace rather than frenzy, and the courage to take the steps we need to take to act as people of faith.

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Selah for: May 22, 2020

Donald S. Whitney

Do you yearn to know Jesus Christ more and more intimately? In spite of all of his maturity in Christ, in spite of all he had seen and experienced, the Apostle Paul declared late in life, 'I want to know Christ' (Phil. 3:10) …the more he knew Jesus, the more he wanted to know Him.

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Selah for: May 21, 2020

Moses

"And he called the name of the place Massah [meaning "testing"] and Meribah [meaning quarreling], because of the quarreling of the people of Israel, and because they tested the Lord by saying, 'Is the Lord among us or not?'' (Exodus 17:7)

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Selah for: May 20, 2020

V. Raymond Edmond

Abiding in Christ means being at home with Him, dwelling with Him, living in Him. And this requires our obedience to Him, submission, compliance, devotion, and doing His will unreservedly.

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Selah for: May 19, 2020

Luke

"And when they had prayed, the place in which they were gathered together was shaken, and they were all filled with the Holy Spirit and continued to speak the word of God with boldness." (Acts 4:31 ESV)

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Selah for: May 18, 2020

Gary L. Thomas

We need to learn to leave the outcome of our battles to the Lord. It is when we try to control outcomes that we fail to have real faith in Him.

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Selah for: May 15, 2020

John Piper

There is no doubt God wants us to use means to get his work done. But just as clearly he wants us not to trust in these means. "The horse is made ready for the day of battle, but the victory belongs to the LORD" (Proverbs 21:31). Therefore, our confidence should not be in the horse, but in the Lord.

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Selah for: May 14, 2020

David (the Psalmist)

"For me it is good to be near God; I have made the Lord GOD my refuge, that I may tell of all your works." (Psalm 73:28 ESV)

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Selah for: May 13, 2020

A.B. Simpson

After having become adjusted to our Living Head and the source of our life, our business now is to abide, absorb and grow. We do this by leaning on Christ's strength, drinking in His life, feeding on Him as the Living Bread and drawing all of our resources from Him in continual dependence and communion.

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