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Moving With the Cloud (via YOU DECIDE)

Moving With the Cloud Moving With the Cloud TGIF Today God Is First Volume 1 by Os Hillman Saturday, September 03 2011 "Whether by day or by night, whenever the cloud lifted, they set out." Numbers 9:21b God brought the Israelites out of Egypt, and they had to pass through the desert on their way to the Promised Land. God was their guide by means of a cloud that appeared overhead. When it moved, they moved. When it stopped, they stopped – sometimes a day, a week, even … Read More


The Perfectionist (via YOU DECIDE)

The Perfectionist The Perfectionist TGIF Today God Is First Volume 2 by Os Hillman Sunday, September 04 2011 "Moses said to the LORD, 'O Lord, I have never been eloquent, neither in the past nor since you have spoken to your servant. I am slow of speech and tongue'" (Ex 4:10). One of the greatest affronts you can commit against God is to refuse His calling that He has placed upon you. Imagine arguing with your Creator and telling him you know better than Him. That … Read More


Changing Our Paradigm (via YOU DECIDE)

Changing Our Paradigm Changing Our Paradigm TGIF Today God Is First Volume 1 by Os Hillman Sunday, September 04 2011 "While Peter was still thinking about the vision, the Spirit said to him, 'Simon, three men are looking for you. So get up and go downstairs. Do not hesitate to go with them, for I have sent them.'" Acts 10:19-20 Peter had never preached to the Gentiles. In fact, he believed it was against Jewish law to associate with the Gentiles. God needed to change … Read More


Are You Useful? (via YOU DECIDE)

Are You Useful? Are You Useful? TGIF Today God Is First Volume 2 by Os Hillman Saturday, September 03 2011 "Formerly he was useless to you, but now he has become useful both to you and to me" (Philem 11). Paul's letter to Philemon reveals something about a man named Onesimus. At one time, Paul viewed Onesimus as useless. But while Paul was in chains he treated Onesimus as a son. Something changed in this man that made him useful instead of useless. When Jesus me … Read More


Beware of Mixture (via YOU DECIDE)

Beware of Mixture Beware of Mixture TGIF Today God Is First Volume 2 by Os Hillman Friday, September 02 2011 "Then they said, 'These are your gods, O Israel, who brought you up out of Egypt'" (Ex 32:4). Moses had gone up onto Mount Sinai to meet with God and receive the Ten Commandments. He left his brother Aaron in charge. Aaron had been mentored by his brother Moses. However, we learn that Aaron still has vestiges of Egypt residing in him. He had not had a compl … Read More


The Art of Waiting (via YOU DECIDE)

The Art of Waiting The Art of Waiting TGIF Today God Is First Volume 1 by Os Hillman Tuesday, August 23 2011 “By day the Lord went ahead of them in a pillar of cloud to guide them….”Exodus 13:21 How are you at waiting on God? How do you determine if God is giving you the green light to move forward? Many workplace believers make the mistake of adding up all the pluses and then concluding that God has given them the green light. Several factors go into making a de … Read More


Faithfulness to Convict (via YOU DECIDE)

Faithfulness to Convict Faithfulness to Convict TGIF Today God Is First Volume 1 by Os Hillman Thursday, September 01 2011 "When He comes, He will convict the world of guilt in regard to sin and righteousness and judgment." John 16:8 I had recently come back from a mountaintop experience. As I attempted to get back into my routine, I found a great cloud of oppression come over me. Each day I attempted to press through it, but with no success. Fear, anxiety, doubt, and u … Read More


True Repentance (via YOU DECIDE)

True Repentance True Repentance TGIF Today God Is First Volume 1 by Os Hillman Wednesday, August 31 2011 "Godly sorrow brings repentance that leads to salvation and leaves no regret, but worldly sorrow brings death."2 Corinthians 7:10 What does it mean to repent? When you or I wrong another person, or we sin against God, do we simply say we are sorry and move on? A few years ago I was involved in a business situation that taught me a great lesson. A client sever … Read More


“All My Sins Behind Your Back” ( Isaiah 39: 17, HCSB ) by Carley Evans (via Grace Partakers)

"All My Sins Behind Your Back" ( Isaiah 39: 17, HCSB ) by Carley Evans In a poem addressed to the Lord God Almighty, Hezekiah praises Him, writing: "Your Love has delivered me from the Pit of destruction, for You have thrown all my sins behind Your back." This same king, perhaps only a few days later, has a visit from the son of Baladan, the king of Babylon. Merodach-baladan brings letters and a gift because Baladan has heard that Hezekiah was sick but is recovered from his illness. Hezekiah is so happy with the gif … Read More

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Stories (via ChristianBlessings)

Stories Stories Matthew13 Stories transport us into another world. They hold our attention. They become remarkable vehicles for the communication of truth and meaningful lessons that cannot be easily forgotten, If a picture is better than a thousand words, a story is better than million! Some of the best stories are those spun from everyday life or from our past. Family histories are held together and handed down from generation to generation in stories. … Read More

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