Posts Tagged ‘DBS’

To Pray With Persistence

Keep on asking, and you will receive what you ask for. Keep on seeking, and you will find. Keep on knocking,  and the door will be opened to you.  For everyone who asks, receives. Everyone who seeks, finds. And to everyone who knocks, the door will be opened. You fathers— if your children ask for…

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To Take Sin Seriously

That is why the Lord says, “Even now, turn back your heart and rededicate yourselves to Me. Show Me your repentance by fasting, weeping, and mourning. Rip the wickedness out of your hearts;  don’t just tear your clothing.” Return to the Lord your God, for He is merciful and compassionate, slow to get angry and filled…

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To Fight Against The Devil

You may think your situation is hopeless, but God gives us more grace when we turn away from our own interests. That’s why Scripture says, God opposes the proud, but He pours out grace on the humble. So humble yourselves before God. Fight against the devil and his schemes.  If you do, he will run away…

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To Offer Brokenness

You do not desire a sacrifice, or I would offer one. You do not want a burnt offering. The sacrifice you desire is a broken spirit. You will not reject  a broken and repentant heart, O God. Look with favor on Zion and help her; rebuild the walls of Jerusalem. Then you will be pleased…

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To Hold Tightly To What Is Good

If your gift is serving others, serve them well. If you are a teacher, teach well. If your gift is to encourage others, be encouraging. If it is giving, give generously. If God has given you leadership ability, take the responsibility seriously. And if you have a gift for showing kindness to others, do it…

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To Be God’s Vineyard

My beloved had a vineyard on a rich and fertile hill. He secured the land, removed its stones, and planted it with the best vines. In the middle of the vineyard he built a watchtower and carved a winepress in the nearby rocks. Then he waited for a harvest of sweet grapes. But the vineyard…

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