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My Plan vs. God's Plan

C.S. Lewis – “If you think of this world as a place intended simply for our happiness, you find it quite intolerable: think of it as a place of training and correction and it’s not so bad.”

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Never Ending Cycle (Apr 24)

April 24
Never Ending Cycle

Today’s Scripture Readings: Psalm 59:6-13 | Judges 2:10-3:31 | Luke 22:14-34 | Proverbs 14:22

Today’s Scripture Focus: Judges 2

Then the LORD raised up judges, who saved them out of the hands of these raiders. 486 more words


Several years ago a submarine was being tested and had to remain submerged for many days. When it returned to port, someone asked the captain, “How did the terrible storm last night affect you?” The officer looked at him in surprise and exclaimed, “Storm? 328 more words

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April 24 - Breaking Down Walls

Acts 10:1-33; Joshua 7-8; Job 24

When God works, walls that separate people fall down. Barnabas brought Saul to the disciples and walls fell down. Peter, after performing some miracles was praying and God broke down a major wall. 266 more words

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Time Well Spent (Apr 23)

April 23
Time Well Spent

Today’s Scripture Readings: Psalm 59:1-5 | Judges 1:1-2:9 | Luke 21:29-22:13 | Proverbs 13:24-25

Today’s Scripture Focus: Luke 21

Each day Jesus was teaching at the temple, and each evening he went out to spend the night on the hill called the Mount of Olives, Luke 21:38 and all the people came early in the morning to hear him at the temple. 281 more words


Several years ago, The Saturday Evening Post ran a cartoon showing a man about to be rescued after he had spent a long time ship-wrecked on a tiny deserted island. 276 more words

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We Are So Weak

Ray Comfort tells a story in one of his books that goes like this: A man leaned over to a woman seated next to him and asked, ‘Would you go to bed with me for a million dollars?’ The woman answered, ‘I would think about it.’ He then asked, ‘Would you go to bed with me for one dollar?’ She widened her eyes and said indignantly, ‘What kind of woman do you think I am!’ He replied, ‘We’ve already established that. 222 more words

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