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Morning Devotion: Poison

Gossip is poison.
Please don’t drink it.
Here’s a 3,000-year-old principle to protect us from imbibing in such caustic potions.
“The first to speak in court sounds right—
until the cross-examination begins.” (Proverbs 18:17)
When somebody starts bad-mouthing another, make sure you check the facts and then challenge the gossiper to do the same.
It’s the right thing to do.
As always, […]

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Morning Devotion: Bubbling brooks

Now this is engaging thought….
“Wisdom flows from the wise like a bubbling brook.” (Proverbs 18:4)
When we share life-tested truths with others who are thirsty in their hearts and minds, we become the vessels God intends.
Learn from His Word. Live for His purposes. Love helping people. Become the brook that refreshes others.
As always, I love you
Martin

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Morning Devotion: The Gold Box

This story I found called “The Gold Box” really moved my heart when I shared it yesterday as part of my Father’s Day 2017 sermon. Perhaps it it touch your heart as well and remind you of why we should be very careful before we speak….
Dad had come home from a hard day at […]

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Morning Devotion: Doing more

I was gripped by conviction this morning when I read Proverbs 16:25.
Why? Because I have to become more effective at helping people to take the right path in life.
“There is a path before each person that seems right, but it ends in death.”
It’s not enough that I can quote John 14:6 that says Jesus is […]

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Morning Devotion: Simple choice

The Jerusalem big shots — who were fast losing spiritual market share — didn’t want Peter and John talking about Jesus anymore (Acts 4:1-22).
But for Peter and John, the choice was simple.
“But Peter and John replied, ‘Do you think God wants us to obey you rather than him? We cannot stop telling about everything we […]

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