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Therefore confess your sins to each other and pray for each other so that you may be healed. The prayer of a righteous person is powerful and effective. (James 5:16) Intercession is one of the greatest powers we have as followers of Jesus. Unfortunately, we rarely tap into it. When we are praying and interceding in…

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And we know that in all things God works for the good of those who love him, who have been called according to his purpose. For those God foreknew he also predestined to be conformed to the image of his Son, that he might be the firstborn among many brothers and sisters. (Romans 8:28-29) When Paul wrote these…

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Wounds from a friend can be trusted, but an enemy multiplies kisses. (Proverbs 27:6) There are times when we need the kind of friendship that is found in stability, if our world becomes unstable. In every one of us, there will be multiple times when the only solid tree to lean against (other than the Lord…

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Let the word of Christ dwell in you richly, teaching and admonishing one another in all wisdom, singing psalms and hymns and spiritual songs, with thankfulness in your hearts to God. (Colossians 3:16) 42 They devoted themselves to the apostles’ teaching and to fellowship, to the breaking of bread and to prayer. 43 Everyone was filled with awe at the many wonders and signs…

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A friend loves at all times, and a brother is born for a time of adversity.(Proverbs 17:17) Someone once wrote, “A friend is one who comes in when the whole world walks out.” Our parents spoke pearls of wisdom into our lives which remain embedded in our minds to this very day. I distinctly remember…

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Let us not give up meeting together, as some are in the habit of doing, but let us encourage one another – and all the more as you see the Day approaching.(Hebrews 10:25) There is something very powerful about community, especially the “church community.” In large sprawling communities as well as towns that don’t even…

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For this reason, since the day we heard about you, we have not stopped praying for you… (Colossians1:9) Thank the Lord for friends who pray! There is no doubt about it: We don’t know who has been praying for us, unless they just happen to let it leak out. That’s what the apostle Paul was doing.…

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37 When the two disciples heard him say this, they followed Jesus. 38 Turning around, Jesus saw them following and asked, “What do you want?” They said, “Rabbi” (which means “Teacher”), “where are you staying?” 39 “Come,” he replied, “and you will see.” So they went and saw where he was staying, and they spent that day with him. It was about four in…

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Therefore confess your sins to each other and pray for each other so that you may be healed. The prayer of a righteous person is powerful and effective. (James 5:16) Intercession is one of the greatest powers we have as followers of Jesus. Unfortunately, we rarely tap into it. When we are praying and interceding for…

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“For this reason, since the day we heard about you, we have not stopped praying for you…”  (Colossians 1:9) There is just something special about praying friends! Like a boxer who has his team of encouragers in his corner, we must have a team of intercessors and ministers in our corner, as well. When the…

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