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Pray, Let God Worry

Life is full of Worries and Anxiety, So Pray and Let God Worry. Enjoy a short devotional video on “Pray, Let God Worry” Martin Luther, a 16th century monk was worried about things, so in a letter said to his … Continue reading

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Praying with God or God Praying with Us

Sometimes when we pray, it is hard to know who is initiating the prayer.  Is it us or God.  In Romans 8:26, Paul says the Spirit help us to pray.  But sometimes we are seeing a need and start praying. … Continue reading

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Does God Still Love Us When We are Depressed?

Many times we get low, and God really cares. God does not condemn us when we are low or even depressed. He loves us and cares for us. We need to bring our troubles to God. God is gracious to us … Continue reading

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AnimatedFaith.com Cartoon Video

Here is a simple AnimatedFaith.com cartoon video by ‘Dave’. AnimatedFaith.com has great Devotional Videos.  AnimatedFaith offers many online devotionals in blog and video formats to encourage you in your Christian Life . AnimatedFaith: Encourages Devotional Prayer Encourages Bible Study Teaches … Continue reading

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Living for Today

We fall into a situation so many times where we regret the past or worry about tomorrow. I personally forget to live in the present and enjoy what God has given me today. Concerning the past, we can learn from our mistakes, … Continue reading

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God Does Not Give Up on Us

Everything in the garden was wonderful between God and man. But once sin same in there was a problem, but God does not give up on us. God made a way through His Son Jesus Christ for us to come … Continue reading

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Hard Events Help us Grow in God

Hard events of life help us grow in God. Faith is tested by the events of life. Everything is under the hand of God, both the easy and the hard. Almost every person mentioned in the Bible had difficult times. … Continue reading

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Jesus Prays for Us – Encouragement to Go on with Christ

Encouragement to go on with Jesus – that could also be the title of the book of Hebrews. Jesus is praying for us to be encouraged to move forward with Him. The author of Hebrews is trying to get the readers … Continue reading

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God Never Gives Up on Us

God Never Gives Up on Us. Don’t worry, we may fail, but God finds a way to restore us. God never forgets the purpose He created us for. We were make for a purpose and God knows that. So don’t … Continue reading

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Worship God in Spirit

Out of everything in the whole universe, our human spirit is the most important because it allow us to worship God who is Spirit. God wants worship, the best (and only) way is to worship God is with our spirit, because God is … Continue reading

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God is the God of Fellowship – Video

God wants fellowship between us and God. He is desperate for communion. It’s like two friends talking over coffee or tea. God wants an intimate relationship between us and God. When something like sin got in the way of this … Continue reading

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Intimacy Between God and Man

God loves us. God is love. It is hard to find a religion where God loves man. God wants an intimate loving relationship between God and man. When man sins, God loves to restore us. He does not give up … Continue reading

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On Looking at God

“The more I contemplate and think about God, the more God looks on me. The more I pray to him, the more he thinks of me too.” ― Bernard of Clairvaux Looking onto Jesus the author and finisher of our … Continue reading

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Listen To Jesus

It’s so easy to get distracted with good religious things and miss Jesus. Jesus is the focus of the New Testament. Jesus is the main subject. Even the good disciples like Peter could get distracted with doing something “great” for … Continue reading

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Never Give Up

Let God strengthen you. Never give up. So watch this short devotional video on “God Never Gives Up on Us “ Isaiah 40:31 But they that wait upon the Lord shall renew their strength; they shall mount up with wings … Continue reading

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Jesus as the Focus…

The whole New Testament from Matthew to Revelation, all 27 books has a focus and that focus is Jesus Christ.  So Jesus Christ is the focus of the last book of the Bible, the book called “Revelation”. Everyone loves a … Continue reading

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Replace fear with FAITH

Faith always encourages us and moves us forward. Fear causes us to slow down, stop and go into paralysis mode making us afraid to do anything. So watch this short video on “Replace fear with FAITH” When we go to … Continue reading

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God Helps Us Pray

God Helps Us Pray Here are three key verses in the Bible showing us how God helps us pray.  Even Elijah the great prophet in the Old Testament was weak like us, and many times had trouble knowing how to … Continue reading

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Why Be Anxious, Just Pray

If we are honest, we all have to admit that we have a problem with anxiety. Some, obviously, are more prone to worry than others. It seems that no matter how many problems God solves for us, there is always … Continue reading

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Prayer is Simple

Prayer is Simple We hate to admit it, but we are pretty good at taking simple things and making them hard. The same is true when it comes to prayer. Our prayers don’t need to be eloquent or profound, nor … Continue reading

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The Cat and The Mouse

We have discovered in doing blogs that computers now need Kitty Warmers. Coffee Break Kitty guarding all computer equipment Sometimes people get boxed in, actually kitties love it. Ecclesiastes 3:4 a time to weep, and a time to laugh ; … Continue reading

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Elijah Believed God

Elijah Believed God ELIJAH: Had great confidence in God, and was not intimated by enemies Did, at times, become depressed and discouraged Believed in the one true God of the Bible and rejected all other gods Obeyed God Performed miracles … Continue reading

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Prayer to Encourage the Believer

Praying for Healing from Depression James 5:13-18 (KJV): “Is any among you afflicted? let him pray. Is any merry? let him sing psalms. 14Is any sick among you? let him call for the elders of the church; and let them … Continue reading

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Elijah’s Name – My God is Jehovah

Biblical names are often full of great meaning, and that is definitely true of Elijah’s name. The Hebrew word for “God” in the Old Testament is Elohim, which is occasionally shortened to EL. Elijah’s name begins with “God”, telling us … Continue reading

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Seeing God Who is Hidden

God sometimes seems to us to be quiet or hidden. Many of us would prefer a very visible God, but God is Spirit, and often works in wonderfully hidden ways. We can’t always see what He is doing. Occasionally we … Continue reading

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Anger Kills Us – Jonah

Jonah’s anger is killing him. He’s a miserable man because he’s not free—he’s still a slave to his own bitterness, limitations, and weaknesses. Some of us are miserable for the same reasons. God is working on us, teaching us to … Continue reading

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Friends with God

John 15:13-15 Greater love has no one than this, that someone lay down his life for his friends. You are my friends if you do what I command you. No longer do I call you servants, for the servant does … Continue reading

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Isaac and Joseph – More Impossible Situations

Luke 1:37  “For with God nothing shall be impossible.” The Birth of Isaac, the Son of Promise After arriving in the land of Canaan, Abraham and his wife, Sarah, faced an impossible situation. God had promised to make a great … Continue reading

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God Will Put You in Impossible Situations to Prove He is God

God loves impossible situations! Elijah, God’s prophet, faced an impossible and discouraging situation. The people of Israel refused to follow God and worshipped idols despite His unfailing kindness to them. How did Elijah handle these thankless rebels? He trusted God … Continue reading

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Divine Purpose with Elijah

God has a purpose, a divine purpose resting behind every event in life. Many times we do not realize it till we look back and see God’s hand working, protecting and guiding us. Why did we meet this person, why … Continue reading

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Martin Luther Rediscovers the Bible

In the 1500’s there were many men and women who helped to change the world, but none as much as the German monk-turned-professor Martin Luther. He helped reform Christian tradition by speaking against the many religious errors of his day … Continue reading

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Spurgeon and Prayer Time

Charles Spurgeon (1834-1892) was a man of Bible study, prayer, preaching and teaching. It has been estimated that he preached to over 10 million people. Spurgeon loved Bible study, prayer and preaching. Here is a great quote on prayer from C.H. … Continue reading

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Best Time To Pray – Mornings

The best time to pray is in the morning. Enjoy this short video on Prayer in the morning. The Bible is a book that tells a story. The story the Bible tells is God’s story. So the Bible is not … Continue reading

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Pray, and Let God Worry

Martin Luther (16th century monk) said “Pray, and let God worry“. Which means don’t worry, give the concern to God. He can handle it.   Paul in Philippians 4:6 said: “Don’t worry; but in every thing by prayer and supplication with … Continue reading

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God Designed the Universe

When you pray and think about God, consider God’s creation. Consider the design in the universe from the mass, energy and structure of the stars, planets, gravity, and light. Consider the heavenly beauty both in visible light and invisible light like … Continue reading

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God is Creative

God is creative, so we should be creative also – Gen 1:1 In the beginning God created… … …  

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Prayer is Motivated by God

In Psalm 50:15 it says “and call upon me in the day of trouble; I will deliver you, and you shall glorify me” Here God is motivating us to pray at any time especially when there is trouble. So God is … Continue reading

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God’s Beautiful Landscape

Here is three pictures from our recent trip to Sandpoint, Idaho.

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Who Is In Control

“Rather than trying to maintain control over your life, abandon yourself to My will.”   This is a quote from one of my favorite devotionals Jesus Calling  that I read almost every morning for encouragement, spiritual nourishment and just get my … Continue reading

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God is the God Particle

So some wonder what holds the universe together.  Who enforces the laws of nature like gravity, electrical behaviors, electromagnetic waves like radio and microwave, the laws of light, mass and energy.   If the laws of nature were random, then … Continue reading

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Little Town of Bethlehem

Luke 2:3 And all went to be registered, each to his own town. 4 And Joseph also went up from Galilee, from the town of Nazareth, to Judea, to the city of David, which is called Bethlehem, because he was … Continue reading

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Christmas Bible Video Animations

These are very simple animated Bible stories that relate to Christmas time, you can view them at DrewHaninger.com/video. The titles include: Awesome Morning Prayer Time, The Bible Overview in 29 Seconds, The Bible Overview in Two Minutes. I was inspired … Continue reading

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Thanksgiving

The more we thank God for what He has done the better we relate to God, others and ourselves. 1 Chron 16:34 Oh give thanks to the Lord, for he is good;  for his steadfast love endures forever!  

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God Created Sunsets

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He Makes the Foundations of the Earth

When God is the one who made the foundations of the earth, why should we be anxious over anything. He is all powerful and almighty.  Who could be bigger or greater or stronger than God.    Psalm 104  1 Bless … Continue reading

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Accepted by God

Ephesians 1:6  to the praise of his glorious grace, with which he has blessed us in the Beloved.

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The King of Glory Rules

In Psalm 24 the phrase King of Glory is mentioned four times. Lift up your heads, O you gates! And be lifted up, you everlasting doors! And the King of glory shall come in. Who is this King of glory? … Continue reading

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Great Software, but it’s all about God

We have great software that uniquely enhances your ability to study the Bible, but when all is said and done, it’s not about our software. It’s about the magnificent Word of a mighty God, who desires to communicate truth to … Continue reading

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Spokane River Sunset

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