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When God is first in my life the first fruit is forgiveness and love forever.

Quiet Time Takeaway: When God is first in my life the first fruit is forgiveness and love forever. My Notes: “Empty your wheelbarrow of sorrow; compost it, and let forgiveness, love and laughter grow.” My thought from G. Lauire & God Calling “May God be first and foremost in my actions today. “ My prayer …

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God’s love endures through our unbelief.

Quiet Time Takeaway: God’s love endures through our unbelief. My Notes: “His love endures forever. Let the redeemed of the LORD tell their story…” Psa. 107:1 “Webster defines ‘endure’ as suffering without yielding. ” “I do believe, help me overcome my unbelief.” Mark 9:24 “You unbelieving generation,… how long shall I stay with you?” (Oh …

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Only prayers that pierce our heart pierce God’s heart. Preservers in prayer.

Quiet Time Takeaway: Only prayers that pierce our heart pierce God’s heart. Preservers in prayer. My Notes: “You need to persevere so … you will receive what he has promised.” Heb. 10:36 “Let us run with perseverance…fixing our eyes on Jesus.” Heb. 12:1-2 “…after waiting patiently, Abraham received what was promised.” Hebrews 6:15 “Heartfelt prayer …

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When I think more of Jesus than of my own efforts I receive help and guidance from Him.

Quiet Time Takeaway: When I think more of Jesus than of my own efforts I receive help and guidance from Him. My Notes: “Don’t dwell on what you gave up to follow Jesus, dwell on what He gave up for you.” Alister Begg “Jesus told the guys to ‘Throw your net to the right side …

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Why do we wait till we’re in trouble to call to God? He answers with deliverance (freedom), light (guidance), health, and peace.

Quiet Time Takeaway: Why do we wait till we’re in trouble to call to God? He answers with deliverance (freedom), light (guidance), health, and peace. My Notes: “Then they cried out to the LORD in their trouble, and he delivered them – saved them – brought them out from their distress.” Psa. 107:6, 13, 19, …

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God is clear; he pleads with us to come and listen, so he can pardon us.

Quiet Time Takeaway: God is clear; he pleads with us to come and listen, so he can pardon us. My Notes: “If you knew … you would have asked him and he would have given you living water.” John 4:10 “Come … come to the waters; … come buy and eat! Come…without money … “ …

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May the way I act in ‘class’ be pleasing to my Teacher.

Quiet Time Takeaway: May the way I act in ‘class’ be pleasing to my Teacher. My Notes: Psa. 19 my paraphrase: “All of Creation is God’s ‘Show and Tell!” vs: 1-6 “His ‘classroom’ rules never change so his kids can trust him, ‘…in keeping them there is great reward.” vs: 7-11 “May the words of …

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All of God’s tools require us to internalize His Spirit, so we can outwardly stand.

Quiet Time Takeaway: All of God’s tools require us to internalize His Spirit, so we can outwardly stand. My Notes: “God tells us to take care of ourselves with the armor he gives us: His Truth, His Righteousness, His Peace, Faith, Salvation, His Word and Prayer.” Eph. 6:14-17 paraphrased “I kneel before the Father, … …

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God loves all of His creation, but only people can pray, animals can’t.

Quiet Time Takeaway: God loves all of His creation, but only people can pray, animals can’t. My Notes: “The drives for food, sex, power, are in animals as well as humans; so the question is: How do live able to face God when we die? “ Gates of Repentance Consider, we are the only ones …

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To whom do I give control: Jesus who is life or Satan who is death? I only control this one choice.

Quiet Time Takeaway: To whom do I give control: Jesus who is life or Satan who is death? I only control this one choice. My Notes: “We’re not in charge of the universe, only ourselves. “ Arnold Bennett “We know the world is controlled by evil; we also know, Jesus has come.“ 1 John 5:19 …

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God let’s us choose to believe Him or not, choose wisely.

Quiet Time Takeaway: God let’s us choose to believe Him or not, choose wisely. My Notes: “Last week Muslims celebrated Eid al-Adha; which is Ibrahim’s willingness to sacrifice his son Ishmael to Allah, his wife being Hagar. ” Wikipedia “As a Christian, I believe the story is true but with different people involved (Abraham, Isaac, …

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