Daily Devotional

The Keys to a Healthy Mind and Attitude

Finally, brothers, whatever is true, whatever is noble, whatever is right, whatever is pure, whatever is lovely, whatever is admirable—-if anything is excellent or praiseworthy—think about such things. — Philippians 4:8  In the midst of prison, mental battles, and turmoil, does it seem odd that the apostle Paul would suddenly start talking about what is […]

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TAKE TIME TO REMEMBER

“Consider how far you have fallen! Repent and do the things you did at first. If you do not repent, I will come to you and remove your lampstand from its place.” —Revelation 2:5 NIV The most powerful witness you can give the world is your personal testimony and how you live it. When you […]

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Beyond Understanding

“And the peace of God, which surpasses all understanding, will guard your hearts and minds through Christ Jesus.”— Philippians 4: 7 The peace of God is a miracle. There are moments when we experience God’s peace, when it’s not logical, rational, or even emotionally plausible. But it happens. And it is beyond understanding. Notice the […]

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One of the Best Mental Exercises

In everything by prayer and supplication, with thanksgiving, let your requests be made known to God. — Philippians 4:6b The things that most concern me and make me worry are the very things I need to handle with prayer. In yesterday’s devotion I talked about how hard it can be hard to pray when anxiety, worry […]

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For Nothing!

“Be anxious for nothing…”— Philippians 4:6a “Be anxious for nothing.” What an amazing feat that would be! “Nothing!” We’re not given even a little room to be anxious for a few small things. NOTHING is worth robbing us of our peace. Worry can become a lifestyle and a habit. The habit of worry can gain […]

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The Greatest of These

Today, the day we celebrate Love, please read the following verses, think about them, and purpose in your heart to apply them to your life. They may be new to you, or familiar words you’ve read many times. Either way, today you can make them new in your life. This passage says it all. It […]

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Rubbish!

I consider everything a loss compared to the surpassing greatness of knowing Christ Jesus my Lord, for whose sake I have lost all things. I consider them rubbish, that I may gain Christ and be found in Him, not having a righteousness of my own that comes from the law, but that which is through faith […]

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Do You Long to be Free of the Anxieties and Fears that Hinder Your Life?

The Forty-Day Fast Do you long to be free of the anxieties and fears that hinder your life and keep you bound up? Are there strongholds in your life that hinder you? Nothing holds us back like anxiety and fear and the lies we believe. And nothing nurtures fear and anxiety like strongholds rooted deep […]

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Defeating an Enemy by Singing

He appointed those who should sing to the Lord, and who should praise the beauty of holiness, as they went out before the army and were saying: “Praise the Lord, For His mercy endures forever.” Now when they began to sing and to praise, the Lord set ambushes against the people … who had come […]

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Watch Out for Dogs!

Watch out for those dogs, those wicked men and their evil deeds, those mutilators who say you must be circumcised to be saved.  For we who worship God in the Spirit are the only ones who are truly circumcised. We put no confidence in human effort. Instead, we boast about what Christ Jesus has done […]

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