“For which one of you, when he wants to build a tower, does not first sit down and calculate the cost to see if he has enough to complete it? Otherwise, when he has laid a foundation and is not able to finish, all who observe it begin to ridicule him, saying, ‘This man began …

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” “Do not call to mind the former things,Or ponder things of the past.“Behold, I will do something new,Now it will spring forth;Will you not be aware of it?I will even make a roadway in the wilderness,Rivers in the desert.” Isaiah 43:18-19 Most of us (all of us?) really love new stuff. There’s something about what is …

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” Therefore we do not lose heart, but though our outer man is decaying, yet our inner man is being renewed day by day. For momentary, light affliction is producing for us an eternal weight of glory far beyond all comparison, while we look not at the things which are seen, but at the things which are not seen; for …

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 “Now the birth of Jesus Christ was as follows: when His mother Mary had been betrothed to Joseph, before they came together she was found to be with child by the Holy Spirit.  And Joseph her husband, being a righteous man and not wanting to disgrace her, planned to send her away secretly. But when he had considered this, behold, an angel …

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  All His.     “ For from Him and through Him and to Him are all things. To Him be the glory forever. Amen.”  Rom. 11:36 NASB   “Every good thing given and every perfect gift is from above, coming down from the Father of lights, with whom there is no variation or shifting shadow. In the exercise of His will He brought us forth …

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Week 1 Day 6: Life in a Fallen World: Where Is God in the Middle of Evil?   WHY IS THERE EVIL? WHY DID GOD LET THIS HAPPEN? HOW COULD A GOOD GOD ALLOW THIS TO HAPPEN? WILL GOD HELP US THROUGH THIS? CAN GOD STOP EVIL? IS GOD ON OUR SIDE?   Have you …

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Week 1 – Fruits of the Spirit Introduction Day 5 – Known by our Fruits “ “Beware of the false prophets, who come to you in sheep’s clothing, but inwardly are ravenous wolves. You will know them by their fruits. Grapes are not gathered from thorn bushes nor figs from thistles, are they? So every good tree bears good fruit, but the bad tree bears …

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