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Four Things Jesus Taught About Prayer

Posted 04-13-2024 at 10:41 PM by Albert Finch (How Do I Advance My Spiritual Life?)

Regardless of what we see or don't see in our earthly circumstances, we can be encouraged by four things from Jesus in His teachings on prayer (Luke 11:1–13; 18:1–8):

1. Our prayers will be answered. "'So I say to you: Ask and it will be given to you; seek and you will find; knock and the door will be opened to you'" (Luke 11:9).

2. God will always answer our prayers with good things (even if they aren't in the form we expect). "'Which of you fathers,...
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April 13, 2024 - Exhortation

Posted 04-13-2024 at 12:22 PM by Albert Finch (How Do I Advance My Spiritual Life?)

John 15:1,2,4 - "I am the Real Vine and my Father is the Farmer. He cuts off every branch of Me that doesn't bear grapes. And every branch that is grape- bearing he prunes back so it will bear even more....Make your home in Me just as I do in you.....When you're joined with Me and I with you, the relation intimate and organic, the harvest is sure to be abundant." - (The Message Bible)

God must show us the great darkness we are in when our soul tries to find its ultimate...
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What If Lubbock Had A Full Metro Area? - Part One

Posted 04-13-2024 at 11:42 AM by case44 (Welcome To Case's Column)
Updated 04-13-2024 at 12:52 PM by case44

Folks, sometimes, you've just got to love these "What if...?" posts. Sure, we've had "What if...?" thread starters on the forums, but your favorite blogger has decided to present a "What if...?" blog post. After all, doesn't anything we do in life begin with a single thought?

Here's my expanded thought for you: What if Lubbock, Texas, had a full metropolitan area? Now, it is a metro of sorts, but it's a long way from...
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If there is a G*d...it/her/he must hate me....

Posted 04-13-2024 at 08:57 AM by TNSLPPTSO13

At least 5 chronic diseases...In poverty pretty soon....I was not granted a personality when I was born,therefore no relationships ever,no friends...can barely take care of my cat...
Isn't G*d supposued to love you unconditionally...even if I don't believe in fairy tales?

Imagine if it/her/him hated me!!!
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Responding To The Call Of The River

Posted 04-13-2024 at 01:05 AM by Albert Finch (How Do I Advance My Spiritual Life?)

Matthew 3:13-17 - 13 Then Jesus came from Galilee to John at the Jordan [River], to be baptized by him. 14 But John tried to prevent Him [vigorously protesting], saying, “It is I who need to be baptized by You, and do You come to me?” 15 But Jesus replied to him, “Permit it just now; for this is the fitting way for us to fulfill all righteousness.” Then John permitted [it and baptized] Him. 16 After Jesus was baptized, He came up immediately out of the water; and behold, the heavens were...
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