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Each Day Has Enough Trouble of Its Own

Jesus said: “So do not worry about tomorrow; for tomorrow will care for itself. Each day has enough trouble of its own.” –  Matthew 6:34 Therefore, He also said [emphasis added]: “Give us this day our daily bread.” –  Matthew … Continue reading

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Each day has enough trouble of its own

Jesus said: “So do not worry about tomorrow; for tomorrow will care for itself. Each day has enough trouble of its own.” –  Matthew 6:34 He also said: “In the world you have tribulation, but take courage; I have overcome … Continue reading

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Those Who Seek His Grace Find It

Our hearts were made to absorb His grace as a sponge absorbs water. When we pray – that is, when we call on His name – His grace seeps into our hearts.  The more effective the prayer, the more grace … Continue reading

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The Lord Is Near to Us When We Call on Him

The Lord Jesus responds to our faith.  Therefore, He is near when we call to Him, for He cannot but help hearing the cry of faith. His children are dear to His heart; He cannot leave them forsaken.  Such would … Continue reading

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A Quiet Heart Has an Ear for the Lord

http://traffic.libsyn.com/mikegantt/mikegantt_sc_106.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: iTunes | Android | RSSA heart that is quiet has an ear out for the Lord. A heart that is noisy, busy, or otherwise crowded and distracted has a hard time hearing Him. … Continue reading

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Don’t Listen to Jesus with Amnesia

http://traffic.libsyn.com/mikegantt/mikegantt_sc_050.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: iTunes | Android | RSSWhen you’re listening for Jesus in silence, remember and ponder the things you already know about Him and have already heard from Him. In the context of what you … Continue reading

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Don’t Be Afraid of Silence; Jesus Will Be There

http://traffic.libsyn.com/mikegantt/mikegantt_sc_049.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: iTunes | Android | RSSSome people are actually afraid of silence.  Don’t be.  He will be there.  He loves you, and He will teach you. Be humble toward Him…and toward others.  That’s when … Continue reading

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Listen for God in the Silences

http://traffic.libsyn.com/mikegantt/mikegantt_sc_048.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: iTunes | Android | RSSGod is not easily heard in the noise of life.  In fact, the very purpose of that noise can be to keep you from having a quiet moment to … Continue reading

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Our Father Who Art in [the New] Heaven

What heaven is it that our Father is in?  It’s the new heaven promised to us.  It’s the place Jesus said He was going to prepare for us. Without this new heaven, there’d be no place for us above.  Our … Continue reading

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From Moral Ambiguity to Moral Clarity

We awake every day to live in a morally ambiguous world. We pray to receive the moral strength necessary to navigate this world.  Thus, prayer takes us from moral ambiguity to moral clarity – at least for that day and … Continue reading

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