How To Respond When Life Hands You Bad News

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Bad news… We all hate getting it. But what should our response be when it inevitably shows up our way? Over in Mark 5, we find a Jewish synagogue leader named Jairus asking Jesus to come to his home and heal his daughter who is critically sick. Later on, while on his way back home with Jesus, Jairus is unfortunately given terrible news from a group of people who had just left his house: “Your daughter died. Why bother Jesus anymore?” Jesus, overhearing the bad news, decided to give Jairus …

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Remember Lot’s Wife

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23 Lot was entering the town as the sun came up, 24 and the Lord began to destroy Sodom and Gomorrah. He caused fire and burning brimstone to fall from the sky. 25 He destroyed the whole valley—all the cities, the people living in the cities, and all the plants in the valley. 26 Lot’s wife was following behind him and looked back at the city. When she did, she became a block of salt. – Genesis 19:23-26   She’d dreamt of getting married ever since she was a little …

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Stop Waiting For Perfect

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“Farmers who wait for perfect weather never plant. If they watch every cloud, they never harvest.” –Ecclesiastes 11:4 (NLT) Solomon teaches us a valuable principle here: Those who have to have perfect conditions in order to start will never begin. If you have to find a “perfect” church for you and your family, you’ll never join one… If you’re waiting on the “perfect” time once the holidays have passed to finally start working out, you’ll never get in shape… If you’re waiting on the “perfect” conditions before you step out …

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Are You Choosing Commitment Or Convenience?

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34 When Jesus landed and saw a large crowd, He had compassion on them, because they were like sheep without a shepherd. So He began teaching them many things… 38 “How many loaves do you have?” He asked. “Go and see.” When they found out, they said, “Five—and two fish.” 39 Then Jesus directed them to have all the people sit down in groups on the green grass. 40 So they sat down in groups of hundreds and fifties. – Mark 6:34-40   In American culture, convenience is expected. Local …

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How To Choose The Right Advisors In Your Life

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“Plans fail when there is no counsel, but with many advisers they succeed.” – Proverbs 15:22 (HCSB) On the journey towards success, most people don’t fail because they lack talent. Instead, what takes most failures out are the decisions they choose to make along the way.  Here in Proverbs 15, Solomon encourages us to surround ourselves with lots of trusted advisors in our decision making processes. Solomon understood that the voices that we choose to surround ourselves with ultimately determine what we get out of life. (Click here to send that out …

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