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Even When We Fail, God is Still Faithful

I fail. And to be more honest, I fail a LOT. There are times that I may say the wrong things or think the wrong things. There are times when I may not read my Bible or pray like I should.  There are times when I make mistakes or perhaps fall into the temptation of […]

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Using Your Hands for the Lord

And it came to pass, when Moses held up his hand, that Israel prevailed: and when he let down his hand, Amalek prevailed.  But Moses’ hands were heavy; and they took a stone, and put it under him, and he sat thereon; and Aaron and Hur stayed up his hands, the one on the one […]

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How Often Should I Pray?

There’s many verses from God’s Word on prayer, but perhaps you’re wondering, “How often should I pray?” We never seem to question how often we should nourish our body with food.  For me, it’s around three times per day, but there’s times we may miss breakfast or another meal.  We definitely feel the hunger pains […]

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Do We Have Enough? Is It Sufficient?

Guest post by Mary Sparks, Pastor’s wife, Hope Baptist Church, Joplin, MO Sufficient? While pondering on the phrase “God’s grace is sufficient” my mind kept wondering …is it really? What is sufficient?  Is it “just enough” to meet your need?  Is it a “little more” to meet your need and have some left over?  Does […]

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Gain Greatly by Turning Grumbling to Gratitude

*Updated!  Originally posted in January of 2010. Have you ever had one of those days that absolutely nothing went right and you thought to yourself, “I should have just stayed in bed?” Perhaps you muddled on through the day responding to others with the shortest answers possible because you just knew the day wasn’t going […]

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