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Be Careful What You Pray For

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IF YOU REALLY KNEW ME

Have you ever prayed for humility and then completely regretted it once the Lord actually began to answer that prayer?

It's almost humorous how in every season of life I pray for an increase in this area, but when it's time for me to choose to "bow low" it's as if a spotlight shines directly onto my stubbornness. 

Have you ever played the game "If you really knew me?"  All you do is fill in the blank to the phrase, "If you really knew me, you would know ____."  The point is ...

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What Dentist Appointments Teach Us About Trials

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A Cleaning That Was Long Overdue

I recently took a trip to the dentist for the first time in over a year. 

I knew with everything in me that going was good and long overdue, yet internally I wanted to scream into a pillow until it was over -- I didn't even fully recover until the next day, but I blame that on the fluoride that stuck to my lips all night.   

I cringed in my chair as they flossed so aggressively that my gums bled, as the polishing machine sprayed chunks of gross flavored polish all over my tongue ...

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Blog Review | Parables: The Mysteries of God's Kingdom Revealed Through the Stories Jesus Told

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"Dim lighting.

The pulpit is totally gone, replaced by a stage and screen.

The key staff people are those whose main task is directing

the drama team or film crew.

Telling storiesmore hospitable, more meaningful,

more genteel than brute facts or unambiguous truth claims.

Tell a story.  Jesus did it."

And in the opening pages, John MacArthur holds no punches in setting the tone for what he ...

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Our Greatest Responsibility & Hardest Discipline

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"Can any of you sit here today and say that your prayer life is perfect? That you pray as much as you should, pray for everyone that you need to, and feel confident that the Lord has answered every single one of your prayers?"

I recently bought a new Honda Civic and her name is Leia (I know you were dying to know that I am a new Star Wars fan).  Leia is awesome; in fact, Leia is unbelievably awesome compared to the car I had previously. 

This car was named Ava.  She was a 1997 black Toyota Avalon with ...

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Face to Face

Bible study"I think I was seven years old when I had my first experience with death," said Ambassador founder Al Sanders.  Teaching from 2 Corinthians 5, Al walked the Ambassador team verse-by-verse in our weekly time of staff devotions.  You can listen to the audio here and follow along with the Scripture below.

2 Corinthians 5

1 For we know that if the earthly tent which is our house is torn down, we have a building from God, a house not made with hands, eternal in the heavens.

2 For indeed in this house we groan, longing to be clothed with ...

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Cast Your Cares

Receive"Today, start practicing your throwing arm!" 

This week, post Super Bowl XLVI, you might think this quote was referring to the big game, but actually it's a quote from the wonderful message Al Sanders shared with Ambassador family recently . . . and it wasn't about a football.  

Reflecting on 1 Peter 5:7, Al encouraged us to throw our problems to the Lord and He will catch them.  How very true that while we may have a poor throwing arm, He is a great catcher! Start your week off with this timely reminder to treat your cares as your sins ...

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