757 Hope Not Expectations

This Christmas I'm doing a whole lot of reflecting. I'm thinking back to Christmases of the past and remembering the moments that have become priceless. And you know what's funny ... every memory that stands out are the Christmases that were far from perfect, yet so very memorable. Think about it ... it's the Christmases

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756 This Is Highly Favored?

In the week of Christmas as we study the Christmas story, we learned yesterday that extraordinary things begin in very ordinary ways. Jesus, the savior of the world, the game changer of all game changers, came as an 8 pound baby born in the middle of a poorly planned roadtrip. Jesus entered this world small

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755 Ordinary Becomes Extraordinary

Isn't it incredible to think God had a plan to save the world, and that plan would show up as an unwed pregnancy to a very ordinary girl? Although Mary knew something miraculous had happened, no one else could see what God was doing within her. And he left it that way. God could have

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754 The Christmas Star

Tonight, something magical will be happening in the sky. For the first time in 800 years, the Christmas Star will appear. Remember the star in the Christmas story? A star followed by the 3 wise men to find baby Jesus? We read the story in Matthew 2: "After Jesus was born in Bethlehem ... Magi

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753 What’s the Plan Here?

We are one week away from Christmas. And just in case you've gotten wrapped up in the frinzy of shopping, spending, packaging and planning, and the one week countdown just stressed you out, let me remind you what we're celebrating here. It is one week until the day of celebrating the birth of the savior

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752 It’s Not Okay

How much of your life is just okay? It's not great and it's not terrible, it's just okay. You woke up okay today and accepted this as your standard. Okay living. And it's totally NOT OKAY. You're a freaking walking talking miracle. You shouldn't even be here! For some of us it's medically impossible for

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751 Wait I’m Not Ready

Do you feel ready? Are you ready to step up to the next level of living? Are you ready to rise up to your potential? Are you ready to do more with your days and make them count? Are you ready to get started and actually DO this thing? Or are you waiting to feel

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750 Miracles or Misery

Within your mouth are miracles. Proverbs tells us there is life and death in the power of the tongue. Do you believe that, or is it just some catchy scripture? Are you speaking life or are you speaking death? Miracles or misery? It's your mouth ... what are you saying? Complaining is so easy we

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749 Desire For What’s Possible

What is possible in your life? From this point, what could you do? Who could you become? Have you thought about that? Or is it too late? Is it too late in your life to imagine more? Has your time run out? Every year for many years now I've chosen a word for the year.

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748 Relationship of Trust

What could God do in your life if you would just trust him? I mean trust him in the sunshine and the storms alike. Trust him in the happy times and the hard times. Trust he is doing what only he can do on your behalf even when it seems like nothing is happening at

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