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2017/12/05

God told Jonah to go to Ninevah, so Jonah ran away, in the opposite direction. When Jonah eventually gave in and went to Ninevah, he did what God asked, then went and sat under a tree outside the city and sulked. Jonah was disobedient, and grumpy. But God still had work for Jonah to do. God still wanted to include Jonah in His plans to share His love with everyone.

Not even our human weakness can keep us out of God’s plans to include us in the work He wants to do in the world. Read the story of Jonah, listening for how God might want to use you today.

Read Jonah’s story here: http://bit.ly/2zur2Xr

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2017/11/28

Towards the end of the Old Testament is a short book called Zephaniah – the prophet Zephaniah had to bring a difficult message to the people, who had turned away from God. And yet, even in the middle of book about how God’s people had forgotten God, there is this beautiful reminder that God still loves them.

Sometimes, we make bad choices. Sometimes, life is unfair. Hear again with the people of Israel this reminder: ‘The Lord your God is with you, He is mighty to save. He will take great delight in you, He will quiet you with His love, He will rejoice over you with singing.’ (Zephaniah 3:17 – http://bit.ly/2vdbrcF)

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2017/11/21

The central picture of the Christian faith is not a smiley face, or even a happy heart, but a cross. The cross is our reminder of both the death and resurrection of Jesus, and that God has defeated evil.

What that means for us is that even though life doesn’t always go our way, even though sometimes we hurt, or face real challenges, God has won and we can have hope. The cross reminds us of the lengths to which God has gone to be friends with us, and that no matter how we feel about ourselves, God sees us as worth dying for.

Read 1 Peter 2:24-25 here:http://bit.ly/2zutBIQ

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2017/11/14

Have you ever noticed that the people God uses in the most extraordinary ways are usually the most ordinary? Abraham and Sarah were no one in particular, but through them God blessed the whole world. David, the littlest brother, became a King after God’s own heart. And Mary, an ordinary girl, became the mother of God’s own son.

You might feel like you are not enough (not good enough, cool enough, clever enough) to be used by God. But God, who made us in His own image, and loves us beyond what we could ever imagine, knows that we are more than enough.

Read 1 John 3:1a – http://bit.ly/2zueUFA

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