• 3 Siimple Ways You Can Offer Praises to God
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    3 Simple Ways You Can Offer Praises to God

    Admit it!  You really like to hear praise after you do something for someone else.  It may not be your motive for helping, but it’s nice to know they are grateful and thankful for your help. It seems that it’s in our human nature to crave praise.  Because God has made us in His image (Genesis 1:27), I can imagine how very pleasing it is for God to hear our praises given to Him. Here’s 3 simple ways you can offer praises to God: 1.  Share your own testimony of what God has done for you. Therefore will I give thanks unto thee, O LORD, among the heathen, and sing…

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    How to Break Bad, Ugly Habits

    Have you ever considered that bad habits are just like dirty smudges on our face? We may not think about our bad habits that often, but when our family and loved ones look at us, they’re forced to peer at the smudges we’re wearing. A bad habit that we have is often quite apparent to others…and sometimes we nonchalantly wear the same old dirty smudges year after year because we don’t put any effort into changing or cleaning up our act. Are bad habits sinful? First, know this… there’s NONE of us who are perfect. We ALL have our struggles. I will admit that I have my own weaknesses that…

  • Draw night to God and He will draw nigh to you - James 4:8 KJV Image
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    In the Thick Darkness

    *Originally posted April 5, 2017. Pin this here:https://www.pinterest.com/pin/138204282296240721/ Guest Post by Kathy McCullough, Pastor’s Wife, Hillcrest Bible Baptist Church, Arkansas City, KS Life often comes at us fast (as an insurance company used to advertise) leaving us in an undesirable situation that we do not like–a dark situation! We may find ourselves grieving over the loss of a loved one, or the constant struggle of being a caregiver to a precious one with a terminal illness such as my 23 year old daughter has been doing now for several years to her husband who has ALS. You may find that you have a new loss of finances due to a…

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    10 Ways to Have a Positive Attitude About Your Day

    *Updated March 12, 2019. Originally posted February 24, 2016 It seems that in today’s society, we have a lot of whiners and complainers. As a child of God, you and I must realize that this displeases the Lord.  (Numbers 11:1)  When you pinpoint the root of the problem, it’s all about “self.” The GOOD NEWS is that we can work on improving our attitude and our outlook on our daily situations. Get a better PERSPECTIVE on your day ahead by following the 10 tips below. Here’s 10 ways to have a positive attitude about your day… 1. Start your day off with thanksgiving and praise. Starting your day off with…

  • by my God have I leaped over a wall. - Psalm 18:29 kjv
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    Let’s Leap, Let’s Leap!

    Did you know that LEAPING is a biblical activity? It’s amazing the challenges that you and I are able to LEAP over by the grace and help of God.  He gives us the power and strength to do what we cannot do on our own. With God’s help, you can climb over those steep mountains. You can traipse through those huge obstacles. You can pass over the solid,  brick walls in front of you. With God’s help, you can! David said in Psalm 18:29 (kjv), “For by thee I have run through a troop; and by my God have I leaped over a wall.” The definition for LEAP is “to jump…