Posts with the tag “seeking”

Paying Attention to God
by Curt Dodd on July 11th, 2023
Therefore we must pay much closer attention to what we have heard, lest we drift away from it. (Hebrews 2:1)  The other day at our Men's Prayer Breakfast, I had to start the gathering and lead the men in a word of prayer. All the guys were talking, and scurrying around visiting with one another. To silence their conversations, I had to say, “Let me have your attention.”   I don't mind raising my v...  Read More
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Believing God’s Word 
by Curt Dodd on June 30th, 2023
For the word of God is alive and active. Sharper than any double-edged sword, it penetrates even to dividing soul and spirit, joints and marrow; it judges the thoughts and attitudes of the heart. (Hebrews 4:12)  Many people are searching for the will of God. Not only do they want to know the will of God, but they want to stay in His will. Consequently, when someone asks me how they can find God’s ...  Read More
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Hope in Trials
by Curt Dodd on April 23rd, 2023
“For my thoughts are not your thoughts, neither are your ways my ways,” declares the Lord. “As the heavens are higher than the earth, so are my ways higher than your ways and my thoughts than your thoughts.” (Isaiah 55:8-9)  What are you walking through right now? What circumstances are you facing? What trials and tests are you experiencing?   As you answer these questions, are you wondering why y...  Read More
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A Humble Life
by Curt Dodd on April 19th, 2023
Blessed is the one who reads aloud the words of this prophecy, and blessed are those who hear and obey what is written in it, because the time is near. John, To the seven churches in the province of Asia: Grace and peace to you from Him who is and was and is to come, and from the seven Spirits before His throne. (Revelation 1:3-4) We can learn much about humility from reading John’s writings. John...  Read More
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How To Honor God
by Curt Dodd on April 6th, 2023
As evening approached, there came a rich man from Arimathea, named Joseph, who had himself become a disciple of Jesus. Going to Pilate, he asked for Jesus’ body, and Pilate ordered that it be given to him. Joseph took the body, wrapped it in a clean linen cloth, and placed it in his own new tomb that he had cut out of the rock. He rolled a big stone in front of the entrance to the tomb and went aw...  Read More
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The Promise of the Holy Spirit
by Curt Dodd on March 25th, 2023
“If you love me, keep my commands. And I will ask the Father, and he will give you another advocate to help you and be with you forever -- the Spirit of truth. The world cannot accept him, because it neither sees him nor knows him. But you know him, for he lives with you and will be in you.” (John 14:15-17)   The upper room meal was over, and Jesus was preparing the disciples for His departure. Ju...  Read More
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The Center of God’s Will
by Curt Dodd on December 20th, 2022
For the wages of sin is death, but the gift of God is eternal life in Christ Jesus our Lord.  (Romans 6:23)You have probably heard this verse many times before. Unfortunately, when we read this verse, we focus only on the phrase “the gift of God is eternal life,” and overlook the phrase “the wages of sin is death.”Because of sin, death comes. We live in a fallen world; we are fallen men and women....  Read More
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Follow Godly Examples
by Curt Dodd on October 12th, 2022
Finally, brothers and sisters, whatever is true, whatever is noble, whatever is right, whatever is pure, whatever is lovely, whatever is admirable – if anything is excellent or praiseworthy – think about such things. Whatever you have learned or received or heard from me, or seen in me – put it into practice. And the God of peace will be with you. (Philippians 4:8-9)As Paul wraps up his letter to ...  Read More
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