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  1. - Discouragement –

    1 Kings 19:4, “Now, Lord, take my life, for I am no better than my fathers”

    Mark 4:19, “And the cares of this world, the deceitfulness of riches, and the desires for other things entering in choke the word, and it becomes unfruitful”
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    One day, according to an old fable, the devil decided to sell some of his well-worn tools. On display were some treacherous instruments, including hatred, jealousy, lying, and pride. However, set apart from the ...
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  2. 3-6-12

    My grandmother turned 88 today.

    For a while, I had doubts she would make it to 88.

    Now, I have doubts she will make it to 89.
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  3. - God’s Plan –

    Proverbs 16:9, "In his heart a man plans his course, but the LORD determines his steps"
    James 4:13, Come now, you who say, “Today or tomorrow we will … buy and sell, and make a profit”
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    There is a saying that goes like this, “If you fail to plan, you plan to fail”. Thus, planning is an essential element to any successful business; however, even a good plan can go bad. As an illustration the executives at the DuPont Corporation learned that lesson ...
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  4. - Selfish Ambition –

    Philippians 2:3, “Do nothing out of selfish ambition or vain conceit, but in humility consider others better than yourselves”
    Jeremiah 45:5, “And do you seek great things for yourself? Do not seek them”
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    What is selfish ambition? It means to be self-seeking and always looking out for one’s own interests above the interests of anyone else. In 1970, the Beatles began work on a documentary intended to show how their music was made. But instead of revealing ...
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  5. - God Cares For You –

    Psalm 8:3-4, “When I consider thy heavens, the work of thy fingers, the moon and the stars, which thou hast ordained; What is man, that thou art mindful of him? And the son of man, that thou visits him”
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    How much does God Love and care for us? The Bible succinctly assures us the Creator of the universe cared so much that He came seeking after us. God, our Creator is also our Good Shepherd, whose love for us rises far above the level of our human affection, ...
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