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"Power in Weakness" - 2 Corinthians 12:9-10

"But He said to me, “My grace is sufficient for you, for my power is made perfect in weakness.” Therefore I will boast all the more gladly of my weaknesses, so that the power of Christ may rest upon me. For the sake of Christ, then, I am content with weaknesses, insults, hardships, persecutions, and calamities. For when I am weak, then I am strong." 2 Corinthians 12:9-10   When we are poured out, Christ’s power can be poured in. When we depend on our efforts, our work, and our discipline, we distract from the power of Christ. But if...

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"New Thing" - Isaiah 43:19

"Behold, I am doing a new thing; now it springs forth, do you not perceive it? I will make a way in the wilderness and rivers in the desert." Isaiah 43:19   God delivered the Israelites out of the land of Egypt, and He now wants them to look at what He will do for His people next. What is this new thing? What is the way in the wilderness and river in the desert?    “Jesus answered, “I am the way and the truth and the life. No one comes to the Father except through me.”  John 14:6 “Whoever...

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"Pinky Promise" - 2 Peter 3:9

  "The Lord is not slow to fulfill His promise as some count slowness, but is patient toward you, not wishing that any should perish, but that all should reach repentance.” 2 Peter 3:9 ESV Just as the Lord was faithful to His promise to deliver the people of Israel from the Egyptians and fulfill His promise of the coming Savior in Jesus Christ, He will be faithful to fulfill His promise to return and ultimately usher in the new creation. He will not fail to keep the day, which He has appointed. Our God is not a God of...

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"HOMECOMING" - "The Lost Have Been Found"

“For the Son of Man came to seek and to save the lost.” Luke 19:10 ESV The lost have been found.    This is not a passive finding, such as, where you reach down into your old jacket pocket and surprisingly pull out a $5 bill; this is an intentional seeking. Think of a time when you are running frantically late to an appointment and can’t find your keys anywhere. You begin running around, turning over your home, until that joyous moment when you finally find them. This may be a simple example, but I believe it gives some level...

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