Posts with the tag “give”
Do You Give Out Of Guilt?
by Curt Dodd on October 2nd, 2023
Bring the whole tithe into the storehouse, that there may be food in my house. Test me in this,” says the Lord Almighty, “and see if I will not throw open the floodgates of heaven and pour out so much blessing that there will not be room enough to store it. – Malachi 3:10Have you ever wondered why we give? Why do you give? What really motivates you to give? Keep in mind I am not just talking about...
Choose Joy over Worry
by Curt Dodd on September 29th, 2023
Rejoice in the Lord always, I will say it again: Rejoice! Let your gentleness be evident to all. The Lord is near. Do not be anxious about anything, but in everything, by prayer and petition, with thanksgiving, present your requests to God. And the peace of God, which transcends all understanding, will guard your hearts and minds in Christ Jesus. (Philippians 4:4-7) “Therefore I tell you, do not w...
Lay Down Your Life
by Curt Dodd on February 17th, 2023
Greater love has no one than this, that someone lay down his life for his friends. (John 15:13)We live in a culture of selfishness; there is no denying this. It seems like everyone is looking out for number one, always figuring out how they can get what they want while refusing to acknowledge the needs of others.As followers of Christ, we need to be different. We need to put others’ needs and desi...
by Curt Dodd on January 7th, 2023
“I will refresh the weary and satisfy the faint.” (Jeremiah 31:25) Have you ever felt totally depleted? You simply had nothing left to give. You were completely exhausted physically, emotionally, and even spiritually. Has that ever happened to you?Most likely, you have experienced this. If you haven’t seen this yet, there is a good chance you will encounter this kind of exhaustion. Therefore, exh...
A Hardened Heart
by Curt Dodd on December 21st, 2022
But because of your hard and impenitent heart you are storing up wrath for yourself on the day of wrath when God's righteous judgment will be revealed. (Romans 2:5)Scripture tells us that in the end times, many people’s hearts will be hardened toward the Lord. What does it mean to have a hardened heart? We will look at that today and identify the signs for those who might be on the path of a harde...
Learning To Say No
by Curt Dodd on December 2nd, 2021
“In the same way, count yourselves dead to sin but alive to God in Christ Jesus. Therefore do not let sin reign in your mortal body so that you obey its evil desires. Do not offer any part of yourself to sin as an instrument of wickedness, but rather offer yourselves to God as those who have been brought from death to life; and offer every part of yourself to him as an instrument of righteousness....
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