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Focus Verse: “…run from all these evil things. Pursue righteousness and a godly life, along with faith, love, perseverance, and gentleness.  Fight the good fight for the true faith. Hold tightly to the eternal life to which God has called you, which you have declared so well before many witnesses.”  (I Timothy 6:11-12 NLT) So often we find ourselves fighting multiple battles at once — spiritual, emotional, physical, mental, financial and more. Sometimes we’re valiant warriors, prayed up, wearing the armor of God and boldly claiming territory for the Kingdom of God. And sometimes we’re vulnerable, seemingly distant from…

“My soul, wait silently for God alone, for my expectation is from Him” (Psalm 62:5, New King James Version). Certain restaurants hold little appeal for me, especially when I’m with friends. It isn’t that the food is bad or the price too expensive, but it’s the noise level. I find it almost impossible to hold a good conversation when surrounded by noise. I’ve found myself suggesting, “Let’s go to XYZ restaurant. It’s quieter there and we can talk.” I value time with my friends, and I find no pleasure in leaning across a table, struggling to hear the person across from…

“The secret things belong unto the LORD our God: but those things which are revealed belong unto us and to our children for ever, that we may do all the words of this law.” Deuteronomy 29:29 Recently a friend and I were talking about Heaven and discussing how the Bible does not really give us all the information we would like to have about what life will be like after death. Most of our conceptions of Heaven come from the songs we hear and sing about it. I am sure that the writers of these songs were inspired to write…