Daily Inspiration

Blessed are Peacemakers

Be a Peacemaker

Change Can Happen One of the great things about life is that you have the opportunity to look back in history and see how people have changed their society. When I look down on Chicago and see all the violence that is happening, I always ask for...

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With Me, you don’t have to perform.

Divorced from Love

Real love isn’t our love for God, but his love for us. God sent his Son to be the sacrifice by which our sins are forgiven. Dear friends, since God loved us this much, we must love each other. – 1 John 4:10-11 (CEV) Divorce courts...

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With Me, you don’t have to perform.

You Can’t Earn It

I write this, dear children, to guide you out of sin. But if anyone does sin, we have a Priest-Friend in the presence of the Father: Jesus Christ, righteous Jesus. When he served as a sacrifice for our sins, he solved the sin problem for...

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With Me, you don’t have to perform.

Making a Fortune

You were saved by faith in God, who treats us much better than we deserve. This is God’s gift to you, and not anything you have done on your own. It isn’t something you have earned, so there is nothing you can brag about. –...

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With Me, you don’t have to perform.

A Good Love Story

When we were utterly helpless, with no way of escape, Christ came at just the right time and died for us sinners who had no use for him . . . But God showed his great love for us by sending Christ to die for...

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With Me, you don’t have to perform.

No Separation Possible

I am sure that nothing can separate us from God’s love—not life or death, not angels or spirits, not the present or the future, and not powers above or powers below. Nothing in all creation can separate us from God’s love for us in Christ...

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The Christmas story is unbelievable.

Gifts of Celebration

When the wise men saw the star, they were filled with joy. They came to the house where the child was and saw him with his mother, Mary, and they bowed down and worshiped him. They opened their gifts and gave him treasures of gold,...

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The Christmas story is unbelievable.

Celebrating in Your Heart

Sell what you have and give to those in need. This will fatten your purses in heaven! And the purses of heaven have no rips or holes in them. Your treasures there will never disappear; no thief can steal them; no moth can destroy them....

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The Christmas story is unbelievable.

The Gift of Peace

“I leave you peace; my peace I give you. I do not give it to you as the world does. So don’t let your hearts be troubled or afraid. – John 14:27 (NCV)   It’s one of those old sayings from Author Unknown: “Let’s approach Christmas...

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