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  • e26 What If?

    e26 What If?

    “You may say I’m a dreamer, but I’m not the only one. I hope someday you’ll join us. And the world will live as one.” ―John Lennon Ponder the Text: In that day of peace, battle gear will no longer be issued. Never again will uniforms be bloodstained by war. All such equipment will be…

  • e25 Pearls of Wisdom

    e25 Pearls of Wisdom

    “Memories can be a minefield. Sometimes it’s better to keep moving forward, not back.” -Leon Ames, Garage Sale Mysteries: Searched and Seized  Ponder the Text: The Lord himself goes before you and will be with you; he will never leave you nor forsake you. Do not be afraid; do not be discouraged. -Deuteronomy 31:8, NIV…

  • e24 Worship

    e24 Worship

    Worship changes the worshiper into the image of the One worshiped. – Jack Hayford Ponder the Text: O God, you are my God; earnestly I seek you; my soul thirsts for you; my flesh faints for you, as in a dry and weary land where there is no water. -Psalm 63:1, ESV Prompt for Thought:…

  • e23 When Siri Doesn’t Respond

    e23 When Siri Doesn’t Respond

    God knows and God cares about it all.  Ponder the Text: You know what I am going to say even before I say it, Lord. -Psalm 139:4, NLT Prompt for Thought: Is there something you’ve been trying to hide from God? What would happen if you trusted God’s love enough to say it all? Prayer…

  • e22 At the Well

    e22 At the Well

    “When we share our stories, what it does is, it opens up our hearts for other people to share their stories. And it gives us the sense that we are not alone on this journey.” -Janine Shepherd Ponder the Text: Many of the Samaritans from that town believed in him because of the woman’s testimony,…

  • e21 How Ants See the World

    e21 How Ants See the World

    “Focus on giants – you stumble. Focus on God – Giants tumble.” —Max Lucado Ponder the Text: Now faith is the substance of things hoped for, the evidence of things not seen. -Hebrew 11:1, KJV Prompt for Thought: Where are you letting a limitation limit God? What is God saying to you about it? Prayer…

  • e20 When God Cancels Our Noise

    e20 When God Cancels Our Noise

    “You can hear the footsteps of God when silence reigns in the mind.” -Sai Baba (Sigh Ba-Ba) Ponder the Text: Be still, and know that I am God. -Psalm 46:10a Prompt for Thought: Where can you find the time and space to be still and silent and know the experience of God? Prayer for the…

  • e19 Seeing God in All Things

    e19 Seeing God in All Things

    “The fullness of joy is to behold God in everything.” -Julian of Norwich Ponder the Text: But few things are needed—or indeed only one. Mary has chosen what is better, and it will not be taken away from her.” Luke 10:42, NIV Prompt for Thought: As you go about your life, ask yourself as often…

  • e18 A Wholly Holy Love

    e18 A Wholly Holy Love

    “The only thing we never get enough of is love; and the only thing we never give enough of is love.” – Henry Miller Ponder the Text: And now these three remain: faith, hope and love. But the greatest of these is love. -Corinthians 13:13 Prompt for Thought: Is there someone who touched your life…

  • e17 Why Can’t I Be Rich?

    e17 Why Can’t I Be Rich?

    “Hold material goods and wealth on a flat palm and not in a clenched fist.” -Alistair Begg Ponder the Text: I’ll say it again—it is easier for a camel to go through the eye of a needle than for a rich person to enter the Kingdom of God!” -Matthew 19:24, NLT Prompt for Thought: What…

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