Nov 20

“Perform or Perish”

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November 20, 2017 By Paul J Banta 1 Thessalonians 5:12-24 says, “Honor those who are your leaders in the Lord’s work. They work hard among you and give you spiritual guidance.  Show them great respect and wholehearted love because of their work. And live peacefully with each other. Brothers and sisters, we urge you…

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Nov 13

It Would Be a Great Thing That Whatever You Requested from Jesus Your Father in Heaven Will Give You Your Request

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November 13, 2017 By Paul J Banta John 14:12 says, “Believe me: I am in my Father and my Father is in me. If you can’t believe that, believe what you see—these works. The person who trusts me will not only do what I’m doing but even greater things, because I, on my…

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Nov 13

“Being Faithful to the Power of Christ Living Inside You Will Develop Your Faith and You Will Have Great Joy and Peace”

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November 13, 2017 By Paul J Banta John 16:22-24 says, “So, you have sorrow now, but I will see you again; then you will rejoice, and no one can rob you of that joy.  At that time, you won’t need to ask me for anything. I tell you the truth, you will ask the…

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Nov 6

The Holy Spirit Actually Lives Inside You as a Born Again Christian Guiding and Directing Your Path

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November 6, 2017 By Paul J Banta Proverbs 3:5-7 says, “Trust God from the bottom of your heart; don’t try to figure out everything on your own. Listen for God’s voice in everything you do, everywhere you go; He’s the one who will keep you on track. Don’t assume that you know it all.  Run…

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Oct 30

Your Heavenly Father Who Conceived You in Love Will Empower You With the Holy Spirit’s Help When You Ask Him

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October 30, 2017 By Paul J Banta Luke 11:9-13 says, “Here’s what I’m saying: Ask and you’ll get; Seek and you’ll find; Knock and the door will open. “Don’t bargain with God. Be direct. Ask for what you need. This is not a cat-and-mouse, hide-and-seek game we’re in. If your little boy asks for a serving of…

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Oct 23

Keep a Cool Head and Stay Alert Because the Devil is Poised to Try and Pounce on You and Crush You

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October 23, 2017 By Paul J Banta 1 Peter 5:6-10 says, “Humble yourselves, therefore, under God’s mighty hand, that he may lift you up in due time. Cast all your anxiety on him because he cares for you. Be alert and of sober mind. Your enemy the devil prowls around like a roaring lion looking for someone to devour. Resist…

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Oct 16

Whatever You Have, Wherever You Are, You Can Make It All Happen Because the One Who Makes You Who You Are

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October 16 By Paul J Banta Philippians 4:10-14 says, “I’m glad in God, far happier than you would ever guess—happy that you’re again showing such strong concern for me. Not that you ever quit praying and thinking about me. You just had no chance to show it. Actually, I don’t have a sense…

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Oct 9

Did You Ever Wonder or Think About How Others Perceive Your Very Character on and off the Field?

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October 9, 2017 By Paul J Banta “But when the time of perfection comes, these partial things will become useless. When I was a child, I spoke and thought and reasoned as a child. But when I grew up, I put away childish things.  Now we see things imperfectly, like puzzling reflections in a…

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Oct 2

“Realize that Personal Failures Can Be a Catalyst to Move Your Life Forward and Upward Through Confession”

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October 2, 2017 Paul J Banta 1 John 1:8-10 says, “If we claim we have no sin, we are only fooling ourselves and not living in the truth.  But if we confess our sins to Him, He is faithful and just to forgive us our sins and to cleanse us from all wickedness.  If…

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Sep 22

“Do You Believe That God Has Given You an Amazing Inheritance?”

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September 22, 2017 Paul J Banta “This letter is from Simon Peter, a slave and apostle of Jesus Christ. I am writing to you who share the same precious faith we have. This faith was given to you because of the justice and fairness of Jesus Christ, our God and Savior. May God give…

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