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More Than a Diploma

  We should live in this evil world with wisdom, righteousness, and devotion to God… totally committed to doing good deeds. From Titus 2:12-14 Following Jesus is a conscious, daily choice. You must fully immerse yourself in study, practice, and hard work. You can’t afford to deceive yourself into thinking you’re a Christian because you were baptized, had an encounter …

Daily Drops of Inspiration

  If you truly love Jesus, what if you make it your aim to spend more time with him than you do with yourself? Phillip

Daily Drops of Inspiration

  If we’re truly aware of eternity and how everything we do in this life affects that, we’ll have such a hunger for God, no one will need to remind us to pray or read the Bible. Phillip

Daily Drops of Inspiration

  When our souls are in a spiritual drought, we load the clouds with more and more prayers. When it finally starts raining, every prayer we prayed will be answered. Phillip

Daily Drops of Inspiration

  If you want God’s kindness showered on you, you need to get out and get wet. You can’t stay inside and watch the rain. Phillip

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First You Go

  In the same way, encourage the young men to live wisely. And you yourself must be an example to them by doing good works of every kind. Let everything you do reflect the integrity and seriousness of your teaching. Teach the truth so that your teaching can’t be criticized. Then those who oppose us will be ashamed and have …

Daily Drops of Inspiration

  Everything visible begins in the imagination. (Be careful what you imagine.) If what’s in your imagination agrees with God’s Word, and you nurture the seed and then the plant, be assured God will bring it to pass. Phillip

Daily Drops of Inspiration

  If we’re truly aware of eternity and how everything we do in this life affects that, we’ll have such a hunger for God, no one will need to remind us to pray or read the Bible. Phillip

Daily Drops of Inspiration

  Dare to be different in a good and authentic way and God will use you to make a difference. Phillip

Daily Drops of Inspiration

  I believe we are sometimes the cause of our own loneliness because we fail to choose to forgive. Phillip

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A Sick Mind Never Heals Itself

  Everything is pure to those whose hearts are pure. But nothing is pure to those who are corrupt and unbelieving, because their minds and consciences are corrupted. Such people claim they know God, but they deny him by the way they live. They are detestable and disobedient, worthless for doing anything good. Titus 1:15, 16 This one is a …

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Slaves and Free

  Slaves must always obey their masters and do their best to please them. They must not talk back or steal but must show themselves to be entirely trustworthy and good. Then they will make the teaching about God our Savior attractive in every way. Titus 2:9, 10 Many Christians believe slavery has ended. I’m slow ignoring something the Bible teaches …

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A Pure and Serving Heart

  Slaves must always obey their masters and do their best to please them. They must not talk back or steal but must show themselves to be entirely trustworthy and good. Then they will make the teaching about God our Savior attractive in every way. Titus 2:9,10 Early in my business career I noticed how easy it was for people—including …

Daily Drops of Inspiration

  The only solution I know when I’m afraid I’ll miss Jesus is to press into him even harder. Phillip

Daily Drops of Inspiration

  One way I keep my commitments is by deciding ahead of time. I don’t decide today if I will exercise, read the Bible, or be faithful to my marriage. I decided that many, many days ago. It’s called a long obedience in the same direction. Phillip

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  People’s perspectives and personalities become distorted by the ruts life has dug for them. They live and die in those ruts. How can they escape? Phillip

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Leading Others by Following God

  From Joshua 3 The wilderness was the only home they knew for forty years. Slavery in Egypt was the only home their ancestors had known for four hundred years. They had no idea what a Promised Land was, not even in their dreams. Joshua understood the wilderness, but he didn’t know how to move into a Promised Land. Joshua …

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  Self-leadership begins with this discouraging realization: You have participated in every bad decision you have ever made. Andy Stanley

Daily Drops of Inspiration

  What keeps love out? Stuff that’s been stuffed into our subconscious for our entire lives. • Fear hates love. • Once God accesses my inner place and does significant healing, love can enter. James Rogers