New Leaves

Selah for: Mar 12, 2019

Arthur Joyce

It's so easy for us to become irritated whenever someone steps on our "rights." Our stomachs begin to churn, our blood pressure rises, and our general mindset is one of total focus on the perpetrator of the "wrong" done to us! But then …the Spirit moves our thoughts to the Son of God who "did not regard equality with God as a thing to be grasped …but …emptied himself…." Then we feel ashamed for our unloving attitudes towards those who did this wrong to us and we repent of those feelings. And …that's a good thing!

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Selah for: Mar 11, 2019

Leonard Ravenhill

We don't need to fear the cataclysmic events of the world around us as much as we need to fear the withering which takes place when our life is not in the place of constant renewal. We don't need to seek so much for the latest "move of God" as we do to be in contact with His Holy Creative Presence.

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Selah for: Mar 08, 2019

F.B. Meyer

Don't waste your time waiting and longing for large opportunitis which may never come. But faithfully handle the little things that are always claiming your attention.

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Selah for: Mar 07, 2019

Unknown

If you don't feel that you're hearing from God like you once used to, you need to go back to that last thing that He asked you to do but which you've refrained from doing. You may not be able to do it now, but you need to confess and repent of your disobedience and be willing to do that thing should He give you the opportunity to do so.

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Selah for: Mar 06, 2019

Oswald Chambers

To choose to suffer means that there is something wrong; to choose God's Will even if it means suffering is a very different thing. No healthy saint ever chooses suffering; he chooses God's will, as Jesus did, whether it means suffering or not.

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Selah for: Mar 05, 2019

A.B. Simpson

The only remedy for human nature is to destroy it and receive instead the divine nature. God does not improve man. He crucifies the natural life with Christ and creates the new man in Christ Jesus.

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Selah for: Mar 04, 2019

Betty Miller

Even if your situation seems hopeless, God is still worthy of all your praise. God delights in a heart that will praise Him no matter what the bankbook says, our family says, our time schedule says, or any other circumstance that would try to exalt itself against the knowledge of God.

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Selah for: Mar 01, 2019

Billy Graham

“Historians will probably call our era “the age of anxiety.” Anxiety is the natural result when our hopes are centered in anything short of God and His will for us.”

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Selah for: Feb 28, 2019

Jack Wellman

[The Bible] does not say that all things will be good or that all things will always work out in a good way but that all things will work out according to His purpose and if it’s according to God’s purpose, we know that it will be ultimately best for us. We can rest in and not have to stress over the things in which we have no control.

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Selah for: Feb 27, 2019

Betty Miller

If we do not know our real purpose in life; our reason for existing, life is very meaningless indeed. Yet, God created each of us with a special purpose in mind. There is something that needs to be done on this earth that can only be done by you.

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Selah for: Feb 26, 2019

Jesus, our Savior and Lord, King of kings and Lord of lords

"Come to me, all who labor and are heavy laden, and I will give you rest. Take my yoke upon you, and learn from me, for I am gentle and lowly in heart, and you will find rest for your souls. For my yoke is easy, and my burden is light.” (Matthew 11:28-30 ESV)

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Selah for: Feb 25, 2019

G. Cambell Morgan

The Devil's methods of opposition are those of alliance and antagonism, and the only serious one is the first. Let us beware of it. Do not let us imagine that we can take into our fellowship and enlist under one banner men who simply affirm truth about Jesus, unless in their own lives there is an absolute loyalty to the Lord Christ.

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Selah for: Feb 22, 2019

Arthur Joyce

Political posturing is one reason why politicians are widely distrusted. They often say one thing and do another. However, the same thing can be said concerning the church. We say we deny self and then spend thousands on our own fleshly comforts. We say we trust God when troubles come and then fret and fuss just like our unbelieving neighbors. We say we love all people but then we ignore or neglect certain groups of people. We say we want God's fulness but then we make decisions that thwart the work of the Holy Spirit within us.

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Selah for: Feb 21, 2019

Randy Alcorn

After Columbus discovered the New World, Spain struck coins with the Latin slogan Plus Ultra. It meant "More Beyond." This was a horizon-expanding message to people who'd always believed the world they knew was all there was.
We'll constantly enjoy the wonders of the New Earth, but we're promised the new heavens too, including stars, planets, and cosmic wonders that will thrill us. Plus Ultra—there will always be more to discover about our God. In his new universe there will always be more beyond.

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Selah for: Feb 20, 2019

Leonard Ravenhill

The greatest miracle God can do today is take an unholy man out of an unholy world, make that man holy, then put him back into that unholy world and keep him holy in it.

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