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Thursday Thought - Rejoicing when you die

I recently read a book that referenced an old saying from an American Indian tribe, "When you were born you cried and the world rejoiced. Live your life in such a way that when you die the world cries and you rejoice." What a great life philosophy!

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Thursday Thoughts - When Thoughts Are Not Excellent

On Monday this week we looked at pursuing excellent thoughts from Philippians 4:8. While I know God wants our thoughts to be pure, holy, and right, the truth is this can be really hard some days. How do we redeem the days when our mind wanders and our thoughts are not glorifying to God?

John the Baptist

Thursday Thoughts - John the Baptist

You Version Bible App, had a devotional reading from Toby Mach in reference to his song "Steal My Show" The way I interpret Toby's message he is referring to John the Baptist and how John is ready to let step back and let

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Thursday Thought - What's a Person Worth?

There’s something of an obsession in our society about a person’s worth. What’s Bill Gates’ worth as opposed to Warren Buffet’s? or Mark Zuckerberg’s? Millionaires, billionaires, and zillionaires - it’s all so far beyond what we normal people experience that we really can’t even image it.

Thursday Thought - No Expiration Dates

I listened to a podcast last week by Christine Caine about how God’s promises don’t have an expiration date. She gave a real-life example about how if your passport expires, then you don’t get to board a plane and get to your destination; you’re left out/behind.

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Thursday Thoughts - Don't Be Discouraged

Are you celebrating Day 4 of Healthy Spiritual Habits? Don't be discouraged if you're not. Every day is a new day of opportunities to start fresh. God's mercies are new every morning, one of my favorite reminders to give others and myself the same grace He's given to me. (Lamentations 3:22-23)

Thursday Thoughts - Context

In the book of Philippians,  the Apostle Paul writes, “I can do all things through Him who strengthens me.” What an inspirational and encouraging text.