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Jesus Was Confident AND Humble: It’s Not a Contradiction Leon Fontaine Humility is another aspect of Jesus’s character that is often misunderstood. We often assume that to have humility, we have to think very little of ourselves. We’ve picked up the idea that thinking we’re worthless to God and others is the Christian thing to do, so we duck compliments and say things like, “I’m just a sinner saved by grace.” The problem is we misunderstand Romans 12:3. Although it does warn us to “not think of [ourselves] more highly than [we] ought,” it’s speaking about our ability, not our…

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So what’s giving you life this month? What music, scriptures, study resources, etc. are encouraging you to be the man or woman God has called you to be? Here are a few of ours for the month of March. Draw the Circle: The 40 Day Prayer Challenge by Mark Batterson From the publisher… In Draw the Circle, through forty true, faith-building stories of God’s answers to prayer, daily scriptures and prayer .prompts, Batterson inspires you to pray and keep praying like never before. Begin a lifetime of watching God work. Believe in the God who can do all things. Experience the…

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Seven Myths That Hurt Young Women Stephen Arterburn – Author Shannon Ethridge – Author What does God’s Word say about fashion, flirting, and dating? Are you buying into the world’s lies about your appearance, your body, relationships or sex? You could be and you don’t even realize it. Authors Shannon Ethridge and Steve Arterburn identify several common myths and discuss what the Bible says about them. Myth 1: How I dress is my business. It shouldn’t be a concern for God or guys. Before you believe that your wardrobe isn’t an issue with God, try this scripture on for size:…

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Faith for the Fight Pat Robertson Do you ever wonder what purpose conflict can have in life? God may be using it to build your spiritual muscles! When David was a shepherd boy protecting his father’s flock of sheep, he had to fight off lions and bears. Despite the loneliness he must have felt in the distant pastures — far from human help — he knew beyond a shadow of a doubt that God Almighty was with him! The Lord was building courage and faith in this youth. All that preparation paid off when David brought food to his…

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Worship with Your Whole Heart by Joyce Meyer I will cry to God Most High, Who performs on my behalf and rewards me [Who brings to pass His purposes for me and surely completes them]! (Psalm 57:2 Amplified Bible) Great worship leaders know to come into the presence of God with their entire being, prepared to give thanks and praise (see Deuteronomy 10:12). They don’t just roll out of bed, throw water on their face, and run a comb through their hair before church. They know that the anointing comes from a sincere pursuit of loving God with their whole…

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