Posts with the tag “willing”

Submitting to God’s Will
by Curt Dodd on February 15th, 2024
“I am the Lord’s servant,” Mary answered. “May it be to me according to your word.” Then the angel left her. (Luke 1:38)  If there was ever an example of complete submission to God’s will, it is the story of Mary in the Gospel of Luke. Mary was only a teenager and was engaged to be married. She was ready to start a new and exciting chapter in her life, when an angel told her that she would be the ...  Read More
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Admitting You Don’t Know Everything
by Curt Dodd on November 6th, 2023
My dear brothers and sisters, take note of this: Everyone should be quick to listen, slow to speak and slow to become angry. – James 1:19If you have the mentality that you can always learn, you are in a healthy place. You can learn things from anyone, whether they are older or younger. We all need to have a mentality that says, “I haven't arrived yet, and I can always learn something new because I...  Read More
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Power in Jesus’ Name
by Curt Dodd on February 25th, 2023
And there is salvation in no one else, for there is no other name under heaven given among men by which we must be saved. (Acts 4:12)There was a missionary to India by the name of E. P. Scott. God placed it on his heart to penetrate an Indian tribe with the Gospel. Even though it was one of the most violent tribes in all of India, he went without any weaponry. He went alone because he knew that Go...  Read More
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Give Like the Giver
by Curt Dodd on November 13th, 2022
For God so loved the world that he gave his only begotten Son, that whoever believes in him shall not perish, but have eternal life.  (John 3:16)Years ago, I was fishing with a couple of buddies in Gonzales, Texas, Bill Story and David Allen. We had a rule that when we go fishing together, we wouldn't talk about office stuff. However, it really didn't apply to me because they would always ask me t...  Read More
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Helping Hurting People
by Curt Dodd on November 7th, 2022
This is how we know what love is: Jesus Christ laid down his life for us. And we ought to lay down our lives for our brothers and sisters. If anyone has material possessions and sees a brother or sister in need but has no pity on them, how can the love of God be in that person? Dear children, let us not love with words or speech but with actions and in truth. This is how we know that we belong to ...  Read More
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