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The Relationship Playbook: Week 2 - Friday

He does not punish us for all our sins; He does not deal harshly with us, as we deserve. Psalm 103:10 Who is that person in your life who constantly offers you forgiveness, even when you do not deserve it? For me, it is my sister. When I do something that hurts her, she graciously forgives me...

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The Relationship Playbook: Week 2 - Thursday

Understand this, my dear brothers and sisters: You must all be quick to listen, slow to speak, and slow to get angry. James 1:9 Technology can be a great thing, and a destructive thing all at once. One of the positive things is that it helps us communicate with each other in a way that we never...

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The Relationship Playbook: Week 2 - Wednesday

Therefore, accept each other just as Christ has accepted you so that God will be given glory. Romans 15:7 The beloved Fred Rogers ended every episode of his children's television show by saying, "You've made this day a special day, by just being you. There's no person in the whole world like...

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The Relationship Playbook: Week 2 - Tuesday

Always be humble and gentle. Be patient with each other, making allowance for each other's faults because of your love. Ephesians 4:2 I'm not sure about you, but I often find that the words "me," "my," and "mine" in my vocabulary far too often. I am not proud of this fact. When I find these...

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The Relationship Playbook: Week 2 - Monday

"My thoughts are nothing like your thoughts," says the Lord. "And My ways are far beyond anything you could imagine. For just as the heavens are higher than the earth, so My ways are higher than your ways and My thoughts higher than your thoughts." Isaiah 55:8-9 Unrealistic expectations can get...

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The Relationship Playbook: Week 1 - Saturday

So let's not get tired of doing what is good. At just the right time, we will reap a harvest of blessing if we don't give up. Galatians 6:9 We live in a world of instant gratification. If we want to buy something, we can order it online and get it the very next day. If we are hungry, we can...

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The Relationship Playbook: Week 1 - Friday

"Teacher, which is the most important commandment in the law of Moses?" Jesus replied, "'You must love the Lord your God with all your heart, all your soul, and all your mind.'" Matthew 22:36-37 When we go through times of uncertainty or difficulty, there is one result that must not be...

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The Relationship Playbook: Week 1 - Thursday

I am saying this for your benefit, not to place restrictions on you. I want you to do whatever will help you serve the Lord best, with as few distractions as possible. 1 Corinthians 7:35 During the summer of 2014, I spent two months in Romania. Part of the time I was in Romania, I worked with...

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The Relationship Playbook: Week 1 - Wednesday

When Abraham's servant heard their answer, he bowed down to the ground and worshiped the Lord. Genesis 24:52 We have been talking this week about Abraham's search to find his son Isaac a wife to marry. We learn from Genesis 24 that his servant was the one tasked with carrying out this search...

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The Relationship Playbook: Week 1 - Tuesday

When she had given him a drink, she said, "I'll draw water for your camels, too, until they have had enough to drink." Genesis 24:19 "Are you who the person you are looking for is looking for?" Pastor Andy Stanley asks this question when talking to people who are single but want to be married...

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