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Blessed, Full and Satisfied

Blessed are those who hunger and thirst for righteousness, for they will be filled. – Matthew 5:6 I remember smelling mamma’s cooking and having to wait for what seemed like a lifetime to hear her say; “Wash your hands and come eat.” I remember when I was a little boy...
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Blessed! The Meek? Blessed? How?

Blessed are the meek, for they will inherit the earth. – Matthew 5:5 What? You mean those meek, humble, always quiet and forever praying and fasting people are going to inherit the earth one day? But I was always taught in order to have anything, you had to be...
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People Who Mourn Are Blessed

When you’re mourning you are in distress over a loved one dying. Maybe your children have become involved in some sort of dangerous behavior. Maybe you are sick and perhaps heard some discomforting news from your doctor. Or. Maybe you’re mourning because you see...
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Blessed-The Poor in Spirit

Blessed are the poor in spirit, for theirs is the kingdom of heaven. – Matthew 5:3 A few years ago I was teaching bible study with a youth group at the church I attend. When I read this verse, I was surprised at the reaction I got when I read, “Blessed are the poor in...
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Blessed…

Now when Jesus saw the crowds, he went up on a mountainside and sat down. His disciples came to him, and he began to teach them.  – Matthew 5:1 I’ve heard a lot of people, and I did it too, say how blessed we are. Someone asks how we’re doing and we say I’m...
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Kill the Root

nor give place to the devil. – Ephesians 4:27 The only way to stop weeds from growing is to pull them up by the root. We have been given an area to take care of. The Lord designated these areas in our homes, schools, churches, jobs, communities and last but certainly...
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Living with Enemies

 I speak not of you all: I know whom I have chosen: but that the scripture may be fulfilled, He that eateth bread with me hath lifted up his heel against me. – John 13:18 It has happened to all of us at some point in our lives. We had a friend who turned out to...
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Blessed, Full and Satisfied

Blessed are those who hunger and thirst for righteousness, for they will be filled. – Matthew 5:6 I remember smelling mamma’s cooking and having to wait for what seemed like a lifetime to hear her say; “Wash your hands and come eat.” I remember when I was a little boy...

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Blessed! The Meek? Blessed? How?

Blessed are the meek, for they will inherit the earth. – Matthew 5:5 What? You mean those meek, humble, always quiet and forever praying and fasting people are going to inherit the earth one day? But I was always taught in order to have anything, you had to be...

read more

People Who Mourn Are Blessed

When you’re mourning you are in distress over a loved one dying. Maybe your children have become involved in some sort of dangerous behavior. Maybe you are sick and perhaps heard some discomforting news from your doctor. Or. Maybe you’re mourning because you see...

read more

Blessed-The Poor in Spirit

Blessed are the poor in spirit, for theirs is the kingdom of heaven. – Matthew 5:3 A few years ago I was teaching bible study with a youth group at the church I attend. When I read this verse, I was surprised at the reaction I got when I read, “Blessed are the poor in...

read more

Kill the Root

nor give place to the devil. – Ephesians 4:27 The only way to stop weeds from growing is to pull them up by the root. We have been given an area to take care of. The Lord designated these areas in our homes, schools, churches, jobs, communities and last but certainly...

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Fear Not!

You must not fear them, for the Lord your God Himself fights for you. – Deuteronomy 3:22 Today is Monday. The start of a workweek for most. The start of a week of studies for some. And a start of a week of challenges for all. I want to encourage all of you to...

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Living with Enemies

 I speak not of you all: I know whom I have chosen: but that the scripture may be fulfilled, He that eateth bread with me hath lifted up his heel against me. – John 13:18 It has happened to all of us at some point in our lives. We had a friend who turned out to...

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Unmerited Favor – Battles

I was thinking about how many times I faced a big problem and didn’t know how I was going to make it through. When I was a teenager, I was faced with getting beat up and I thought there wasn’t a way out of it. As an adult, I put myself in situations that...

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How Great Thou Art

Great is the Lord, and greatly to be praised In the city of our God, In His holy mountain. Psalm 48:1 Just want to let you know how great God is. And let God know I think He’s just Awesome. How Great Thou Art by World Outreach Church featuring StikYard from...

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Does God Accept Your Actions?

Let the words of my mouth and the meditation of my heart Be acceptable in Your sight, O Lord, my strength and my Redeemer. – Psalm 19:14 I wonder how many words we say in a day. We probably would be amazed at how many thoughts run through our mind. And to think...

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First Things First

But seek first the kingdom of God and His righteousness, and all these things shall be added to you.– Matthew 6:33 Back in 2014, the year I was saved and delivered out of a life of sin, this was one of my favorite verses. These words of Jesus shined the light on...

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No Fear

For God has not given us a spirit of fear, but of power and of love and of a sound mind. – 2 Timothy 1:7 If the spirit of fear doesn’t come from God, where does it come from? Please don’t be confused. Fear in God and general fear are very much...

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Perfect Peace

Peace. What is peace? It’s a state where we’re free from disturbances, experiencing tranquility and quietness. Is that even possible in these last and evil days? It most certainly is! You will keep him in perfect peace, Whose mind is stayed on You, Because...

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God Brings Perfect Results

The Lord will perfect that which concerns me; Your mercy, O Lord, endures forever; Do not forsake the works of Your hands. – Psalm 138:8 We work hard on a daily basis, to improve our way of living. We go at it for hours because we believe what we’re...

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Faith-In the Beginning

By faith we understand that the worlds were framed by the word of God so that the things which are seen were not made of things which are visible. – Hebrews 11:3 Genesis 1:1 tells us about the time it all started. We weren’t there when this world was...

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The Dad You’re Called to Be

Grandchildren are the crown of aged men, And the glory of children is their fathers [who live godly lives]. – Proverbs 17:6 (AMP) Believe it or not, your kids really look up to you! When I was a little boy, my dad would come home from work and take a bath. He...

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Wisdom Isn’t for the Foolish

This is an excerpt from a message I gave at Macon RYDC a few years ago. We all need wisdom. Even those who consider themselves wise can use more wisdom. As you go back into the community, you are going to need some more wisdom. You’ve gained wisdom from being...

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