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Joel 2:22

Joel 2:22

Do not be afraid, you wild animals, for the pastures in the wilderness are becoming green. The trees are bearing their fruit; the fig tree and the vine yield their riches.

After Thought

Animals live each day dependent upon God's provision. They show us simple trust.

~ Pastor Bob Barnett

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Psalm 18:2

Psalm 18:2

The LORD is my rock, my fortress, and my savior; my God is my rock, in whom I find protection. He is my shield, the power that saves me, and my place of safety.

After Thought

Don't just tell God how big your problems are, sometimes you need to tell your problems how big your God is.

~Pastor Bob

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Isaiah 2:3

Isaiah 2:3

Come, let us go up to the mountain of the LORD, to the temple of the God of Jacob. He will teach us his ways, so that we may walk in his paths.

After Thought

It doesn't take a magnifying glass to find the will of God. His footprints are big.

~Pastor Bob

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John 4:23-24

John 4:23-24

23 Jesus answered and said to her, "Everyone who drinks of this water will thirst again; 24 but whoever drinks of the water that I will give him shall never thirst; but the water that I will give him will become in him a well of water springing up to eternal life."

After Thought

Christ shows that the water of Jacob's well yielded a very short satisfaction. Of whatever waters of comfort we drink, we shall thirst again. But ...

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James 2:8

James 2:8

If, however, you are fulfilling the royal law according to the Scripture, "You Shall Love Your Neighbor as Yourself," you are doing well.

After Thought

Stripped of all the theological debates and boiled down to its raw essence, Christianity and Christians will be judged by two actions: how much we love God and how well we demonstrate that by loving our neighbor.

~Pastor Bob

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Psalm 56:8

Psalm 56:8

You keep track of all my sorrows. You have collected all my tears in your bottle. You have recorded each one in your book.

After Thought

It's not unusual to hear of new mothers rejecting their young in zoos and in the wild, but we may not think about how it affects the rejected newborns emotionally. In the case of an elephant calf named Zhuang-zhuang, it was devastating.Shortly after Zhuang-zhuang was born at the Shendiaoshan wild animal reserve in ...

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