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A SIMPLE EXERCISE by Max Lucado

Do a simple exercise with me. Measure your life against just these four standards from the Ten Commandments: You must not steal. Have you ever stolen anything? A paper clip? A parking space? …you, thief. You must not lie. Those who say they haven’t– just did. You must not commit …

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LET GOD TEACH YOU by Max Lucado

Jesus invites, “Come to me, all of you who are weary and carry heavy burdens, and I will give you rest… let me teach you, because I am humble and gentle at heart, and you will find rest for your souls” (Matthew 11:28-29). Do yourself a favor. Underscore, underline, and …

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JESUS KNOWS by Max Lucado

Denalyn and I have been married for 35 years. We no longer converse; we communicate in code. She walks into the kitchen while I’m making a sandwich. “Denalyn?” I ask. “No, I don’t want one,” she says. I’ll open the refrigerator and stare for a few moments. “Denalyn?” She’ll answer, …

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GOD LOVES BECAUSE HE CHOOSES TO by Max Lucado

Scripture employs an artillery of terms for love, each one calibrated to reach a different target. Consider the one Moses used with his followers in Deuteronomy 10:15, “The LORD chose your ancestors as the objects of his love.” What the Hebrews heard in their language was this: The LORD binds …

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GOD IS LIFE ITSELF by Max Lucado

Life at times appears to fall to pieces; it seems irreparable. But it’s going to be okay! How can you know? Because as John 3:16 says, “God so loved the world!” Those are God’s arms you feel. Trust him. Believe him. Allow the only decision maker in the universe to …

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