When You Need A Fresh Start
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Do you ever feel like you need a fresh start? The good news is, God specializes in special chances, fresh starts, and new beginnings. In this message, Pastor Rick Warren describes God’s five-step process for giving you a fresh S.T.A.R.T.
Today Daily Devotional
Today Daily Devotional
ReFrame Ministries
Your Brother’s Blood
Scripture Reading: Genesis 4:1-12 “Listen! Your brother’s blood cries out to me from the ground.” Genesis 4:10 Abel was the first person to be killed in human history, and his brother, Cain, was the first murderer. How did Cain come to do such a terrible thing? Cain was jealous and angry because God did not look with favor on his offering. But Cain did not give God the best of his fruits of the soil. He simply gave some of them, and that dishonored God. God explained to Cain that he simply needed to do what was right, but Cain refused to listen. He did not control his anger or his jealousy, and he killed his brother. Though anger can be one of our innate character traits, we must rule over it. We can be angry, but it is a sin not to manage our anger. Abel was the victim of Cain’s selfishness and wickedness. How undeserving was his death! How searing was the pain in his heart when his own brother killed him? If we experienced such hatred for serving God through faith, how painful would that be? God understands our grief from injustice and pain. The Lord said, “What have you done? Listen! Your brother’s blood cries out to me from the ground.” God acknowledged Abel’s grief and stood up for him. We must walk the path of faith, as Abel did. God will guide our footsteps, acknowledge our pain, and follow up with justice. God, you understand our hearts and our griefs. Please help us serve you and do what is right, caring for others and not hurting them. For Jesus’ sake, Amen.
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Life.Church with Craig Groeschel
Life.Church with Craig Groeschel
Life.Church
Defeat Your Negative Thoughts
ABOUT THIS MESSAGE Our thoughts are powerful. They change our perspective, impact our decisions, and influence our habits. But what do we do when we become trapped by our thoughts, unable to escape negative and unhealthy thinking? Let’s learn what it means to take our thoughts captive and win the war in our minds. Learn more about Winning the War in Your Mind: https://www.life.church/media/winning-the-war-in-your-mind/ Start the _Winning the War in Your Mind_ Bible Plan: www.go2.lc/war WE’RE OPEN To ensure safety at all of our Life.Church locations, our weekend services have been redesigned to create a sanitary, touchless environment that allows for physical distancing. Learn more about everything we're doing to keep you safe and how you can help by using hand sanitizer, washing your hands often, and more: https://www.life.church/updates Find a time and attend a service with us: http://www.life.church/locations NEXT STEPS Have you made a decision to follow Jesus? You may be wondering what’s next on your journey. We want to help! Let us guide you to your next steps in your walk with Christ: https://www.life.church/next ABOUT LIFE.CHURCH Wherever you are in life, you have a purpose. Life.Church wants to help you find your next step. Our hope is that your journey will include joining us at a Life.Church location throughout the United States or globally online at https://www.live.life.church. Find locations, videos, and more info about us at https://www.life.church or download the Life.Church app at https://www.life.church/app. FIND US ON SOCIAL MEDIA Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/life.church Instagram: http://www.instagram.com/life.church Twitter: http://www.twitter.com/lifechurch CONNECT WITH PASTOR CRAIG YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCIIdiIO-Y20hRW9niR0CA8A Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/craiggroeschel Instagram: http://www.instagram.com/craiggroeschel Twitter: http://www.twitter.com/craiggroeschel #lifechurch #craiggroeschel
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Ten Minute Bible Talks Devotional Bible Study
Ten Minute Bible Talks Devotional Bible Study
The Crossing’s Keith Simon and Patrick Miller
Are Your Ready for the Apocalypse? | Mark | Mark 13
Talking about the future can get confusing. That's why https://www.thecrossingchurch.com/staff/patrick-miller/ (Pastor Patrick Miller) corrects six common misunderstandings about the apocalypse. Learn what Jesus really means in https://www.biblegateway.com/passage/?search=mark+13&version=ESV (Mark 13) as we continue our series on https://www.thecrossingchurch.com/podcast-series/mark/ (Mark). Interested in more content like this? Check out https://www.thecrossingchurch.com/podcasts/is-the-rapture-real/ (Is the Rapture Real?) and https://www.thecrossingchurch.com/podcasts/did-jesus-think-he-was-living-in-the-end-times-who-is-jesus-mark-1-14-15/ (Did Jesus Think He Was Living in the End Times?) Like this content? Make sure to leave us a rating and share it with others, so others can find it too. To learn more, visit our https://www.thecrossingchurch.com/ (website) and follow us on https://www.facebook.com/TenMinuteBibleTalks (Facebook), https://www.instagram.com/thecrossingcomo/ (Instagram), and https://twitter.com/tmbtpodcast (Twitter) @TheCrossingCOMO and @TenMinuteBibleTalks. Outline 0:15 - Follow our new https://twitter.com/tmbtpodcast (Twitter) account @tmbtpodcast 0:45 - https://www.biblegateway.com/passage/?search=mark+13&version=ESV (Mark 13): The end of the world? 1:30 - Patrick's first day in Israel 3:50 - Jesus's little apocalypse 5:10 - 6 misunderstandings about apocalypses 10:10 - Subscribe. Rate. Share. Social Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/TenMinuteBibleTalks (https://www.facebook.com/TenMinuteBibleTalks) Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/thecrossingcomo/ (https://www.instagram.com/thecrossingcomo/) Twitter: https://twitter.com/tmbtpodcast (https://twitter.com/tmbtpodcast) Passages Mark 13: https://www.biblegateway.com/passage/?search=mark+13&version=ESV (https://www.biblegateway.com/passage/?search=mark+13&version=ESV) Resources Mark: A Free Guided Bible Reading Plan: https://info.thecrossingchurch.com/guided-bible-reading-plan-mark (https://info.thecrossingchurch.com/guided-bible-reading-plan-mark) Related Is the Rapture Real?: https://www.thecrossingchurch.com/podcasts/is-the-rapture-real/ (https://www.thecrossingchurch.com/podcasts/is-the-rapture-real/) Did Jesus Think He Was Living in the End Times?: https://www.thecrossingchurch.com/podcasts/did-jesus-think-he-was-living-in-the-end-times-who-is-jesus-mark-1-14-15/ (https://www.thecrossingchurch.com/podcasts/did-jesus-think-he-was-living-in-the-end-times-who-is-jesus-mark-1-14-15/) Mark: https://www.thecrossingchurch.com/podcast-series/mark/ (https://www.thecrossingchurch.com/podcast-series/mark/) Support this podcast
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