Family


14
May 2018
The Power of Friendship

“Do two walk together unless they have agreed to do so?” Amos 3:3 A C.E.O. once said to a group of entrepreneurs, “Take my advice. Hire the best person for the job and save yourself a lot of headache.” Paul puts it this way, “Do not be yoked together with unbelievers.” 2 Cor. 6:14. You cannot successfully partner with someone who does not share your vision, your belief, values, and your goals. This goes for business, marriage, and even friendships. It is said: “A wise man chooses his friends with care, but......

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07
May 2018
The Purpose of Waiting

“For the revelation awaits an appointed time; it speaks of the end and will not prove false. Though it linger, wait for it; it will certainly come and will not delay.” Habakkuk 2:3. Waiting is not always easy. God’s timing is not always ours. “Any time now, Lord,” could be the cry of your heart, but consider if a fetus cries, ‘I’m tired of the darkness’; or if a caterpillar cries, ‘I’m tired of this cocoon’ and with impatience get out of the safety of their development. It would cause premature delivery, permanent......

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09
Apr 2018
A time for self-discovery

“But those who hope in the LORD will renew their strength. They will soar on wings like eagles; they will run and not grow weary, they will walk and not be faint.” Is. 40:31. There is strength, ability, creativity, and sustaining power that is waiting for discovery. Sometimes it takes challenging times to make you discover your resilience; dangerous moments for you to discover your inner strength; discouraging words that make you discover your faith; and frustrating moments that make you discover your inner peace....

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02
Apr 2018
The Gift of Friendship

“A man who has friends must show himself friendly, but there is a friend that sticks closer than a brother.” Prov. 18:24. Loneliness is everywhere. The greatest loneliness can be experienced in a crowd. Loneliness is not just being alone, but a feeling of disconnection, alienation, or separation. We all need friends. We all need support, encouragement, help, and meaningful interaction. To have great friends: 1) Become one. Instead of wishing for a friend, become one. Show yourself friendly. Give. Share. Help. Encourage. You have a friend because you are a friend.......

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01
Jan 2018
God's Family in Heaven and on Earth

“For this reason, I kneel before the Father, from whom his whole family in heaven and on earth derives its name.” (Eph. 3:14-15) God placed a great deal of emphasis on His relationship with us as our Heavenly Father.  Jesus told us to pray to God as Father. “This, then, is how you should pray: “‘Our Father in heaven, hallowed be your name”.  There is a difference between asking a stranger or a high-profile person for something versus asking a loving father who cares deeply for you. When you pray to God......

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23
Oct 2017
Faith for the Family

“Then Jesus answered, ‘Woman, you have great faith! Your request is granted.’ And her daughter was healed from that very hour.” (Matthew 15:28) A desperate woman came before Jesus crying, begging, and pleading to Jesus for help for her daughter who was demonized, tormented, and being destroyed by evil powers. As a mother, her daughter’s agony was also hers; her suffering was also hers and she went to Jesus with undaunted faith. He was her hope and sure salvation. She was a Canaanite woman who lived with prejudice and victimization, but on......

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