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

“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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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

“Your Faith Alone Will Not Provide You with Achieving Your Goals in the Game of Life”

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November 6, 2017 By Paul J Banta James 2:14-20 says, “Dear friends, do you think you’ll get anywhere in this if you learn all the right words but never do anything? Does merely talking about faith indicate that a person really has it? For instance, you come upon an old friend dressed in…

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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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Aug 28

“Changes in Your Life Will Occur as the Holy Spirit Gives You His Characteristics So You Can Serve the Lord Better”

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August 28, 2017 by Paul J Banta “I don’t mean to say that I have already achieved these things or that I have already reached perfection. But I press on to possess that perfection for which Christ Jesus first possessed me.  No, dear brothers and sisters, I have not achieved it, but I focus…

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May 22

“We Need to Know More About Jesus to Grow Our Faith and Do the Job He Expects of Us”

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May 22, 2017 by Paul J Banta Jeremiah 29:13-14, say, “When you come looking for me, you’ll find me. “Yes, when you get serious about finding me and want it more than anything else, I’ll make sure you won’t be disappointed.” God’s Decree. “I’ll turn things around for you. I’ll bring you back…

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Apr 24

“Maturing Your Faith Is Required for Serving the Lord”

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April 24, 2017 by Paul  J Banta 2 Timothy 4:6-8 says, “As for me, my life has already been poured out as an offering to God. The time of my death is near.  I have fought the good fight, I have finished the race, and I have remained faithful.  And now the prize awaits me—the…

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Apr 3

“You Can Start Again and Make a Brand New Beginning”

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April 3, 2017 by Paul J Banta 1 Chronicles 29:17 says, “I know, my God, that you examine our hearts and rejoice when you find integrity there. You know I have done all this with good motives, and I have watched your people offer their gifts willingly and joyously.” (NLT) Though you cannot…

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Mar 15

“Integrity Is Your Personal State of Completeness Allowing You To Have Peace of Mind and Heart”

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March 15, 2017 by Paul J Banta Galatians 5:22-24 says, “But the Holy Spirit produces this kind of fruit in our lives: love, joy, peace, patience, kindness, goodness, faithfulness, gentleness, and self-control. There is no law against these things! Those who belong to Christ Jesus have nailed the passions and desires of their…

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