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Monsoon: Week 3 - Friday

Our God is in the heavens, and He does as He wishes. Psalm 115:3 As humans, we can make all the plans and determine all of the steps necessary to make those plans happen but try as we might, our plans are fickle. We have certainly seen lately that we are not in control, and things in our lives...

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Monsoon: Week 3 - Thursday

Jesus responded, "Didn't I tell you that you would see God's glory if you believe?" John 11:40 When we pray, I imagine that if God were to speak out loud to us, He would often say, "You are thinking too small. If only you could see what I have planned for you and your life!" You see, with our...

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Monsoon: Week 3 - Wednesday

When Jesus saw her weeping and saw the other people wailing with her, a deep anger welled up within Him, and he was deeply troubled. John 11:33 One of the truths about God that I will never get over is that, when we pray, He does not just hear our prayers. He feels them. He is moved by our...

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Monsoon: Week 3 - Tuesday

When Martha got word that Jesus was coming, she went to meet Him. But Mary stayed in the house. Martha said to Jesus, "Lord, if only You had been here, my brother would not have died." John 11:20-21 Months ago, my family and I took a vacation to Orlando, Florida. We spent the week at Disney...

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Monsoon: Week 3 - Monday

So the two sisters sent a message to Jesus telling Him, "Lord, your dear friend is very sick." But when Jesus heard about it He said, "Lazarus's sickness will not end in death. No, it happened for the glory of God so that the Son of God will receive glory from this." John 11:3-4 With the...

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Monsoon: Week 2 - Saturday

God blesses those who patiently endure testing and temptation. Afterward, they will receive the crown of life that God has promised to those who love Him. James 1:12 As we think about the monsoons, trials, and suffering that we face in our lives, one thing we must remember is we cannot always...

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Monsoon: Week 2 - Friday

Even when I walk through the darkest valley, I will not be afraid, for You are close beside me. Your rod and Your staff protect and comfort me. Psalm 23:4 When I was younger, I really disliked making my bed. I really did not enjoy doing it. I thought, I'm just going to get back in my bed at the...

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Monsoon: Week 2 - Thursday

The Lord is close to the brokenhearted; He rescues those whose spirits are crushed. Psalm 34:18 Our world seems chaotic at times. We have been reminded even more lately that so many things are out of our control. Sometimes it feels like monsoons after monsoons fall on us, and we are overwhelmed...

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Monsoon: Week 2 - Wednesday

In His kindness, God called you to share in His eternal glory by means of Christ Jesus. So after you have suffered a little while, He will restore, support, and strengthen you, and He will place you on a firm foundation. 1 Peter 1:10 A little, or not so little, known fact about me is that I...

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Monsoon: Week 2 - Tuesday

I have told you all this so that you may have peace in Me. Here on earth you will have many trials and sorrows. But take heart, because I have overcome the world." John 16:33 Some of the most difficult things for me to face are things that are unknown. This is why I read the ending of books too...

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