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John 12:26 – If anyone serves me, he must follow me; and where I am, there will my servant be also. If anyone serves me, the Father will honor him. (ESV)My mother and I always joke about our cat, Simba, having servants. He seems to think that he is entitled to having...

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Right Here, Right Now

Though skeptical of his teenage son's new found determination to build bulging muscles, one father followed his teenager to the store's weight-lifting department, where they admired a set of weights.“Please, Dad,” pleaded the teen, “I promise I'll use them every...

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Privileged to Serve

"By God's grace and mighty power, I have been given the privilege of serving him by spreading this Good News." Ephesians 3:7 NLTAt the time, I didn't see it as such, but later I realized it was. I wasn't born a PK (preacher's kid) but became one shortly thereafter. By...

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Visiting Messengers

It was a cold,drizzly evening as I reluctantly, left my husband at the hospital following his crucial and lengthy cardiac surgery.The rain clouded my vision as I made a wrong right turn, anxious to get home.The more I drove into the dark night, pitch blackness...

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The Best Exercise

"Physical training is good, but training for godliness is much better, promising benefits in this life and in the life to come." 1 Timothy 4:8 NLT If having one would help me keep track of my health, then why not buy it? What initially attracted me wasn't its sleek...

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The God Who Sees

Galatians 6:9-10 - Let us not become weary in doing good, for at the proper time we will reap a harvest if we do not give up. Therefore, as we have opportunity, let us do good to all people, especially to those who belong to the family of believers. (NIV)A few years...

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A Life of Service

John 1:40-42a - Andrew, Simon Peter's brother, was one of the two who heard what John had said and who had followed Jesus. The first thing Andrew did was to find his brother Simon and tell him, "We have found the Messiah" (that is, the Christ). And he brought him to...

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