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We Are Overcomers

1 John 4:4 – Little children, you are from God and have overcome them, for He who is in you is greater than he who is in the world.”   THEME OF THE DAY: WE ARE OVERCOMERS.  We live in a dangerous world.  It is filled with all kinds of evil, fears, and uncertainties which create tremendous anxieties and stress in the…

Humility: The Chief Virtue In The Christian Life

1 PETER 5:5 – Likewise, you who are younger, be subject to the elders. Clothe yourselves, all of you, with humility toward one another, for “God opposes the proud but gives grace to the humble.”   THEME OF THE DAY: HUMILITY: THE CHIEF VIRTUE IN THE CHRISTIAN LIFE.  The seventeenth century Puritan Pastor, George Swinnock said, “Pride is the shirt of the…

The Approachability of Jesus

  MATTHEW 11:28–30  – Come to me, all who labor and are heavy laden, and I will give you rest. Take my yoke upon you, and learn from me, for I am gentle and lowly in heart, and you will find rest for your souls. For my yoke is easy, and my burden is light.”   THEME OF THE DAY: THE APPROACHABILITY…

Jesus Is Enough

COLOSSIANS 2:9-10 – For in him the whole fullness of deity dwells bodily, and you have been filled in him, who is the head of all rule and authority.”     THEME OF THE DAY: JESUS IS ENOUGH.   Do you believe the theme of today’s nugget? Of course!  And when life is sailing along relatively smooth, we easily proclaim “Jesus is enough.” …

The Separation of the Sheep and Goats

MATTHEW 25:31-40 – “When the Son of Man comes in his glory, and all the angels with him, then he will sit on his glorious throne. Before him will be gathered all the nations, and he will separate people one from another as a shepherd separates the sheep from the goats. And he will place the sheep on his right, but the…

Hang In There, We Are Almost There

1 PETER 1:3-8 – Blessed be the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ! According to his great mercy, he has caused us to be born again to a living hope through the resurrection of Jesus Christ from the dead, to an inheritance that is imperishable, undefiled, and unfading, kept in heaven for you, who by God’s power are being guarded…