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  • Simple Gifts

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    Five Simple Gifts

    These are modeled on God’s love for us.
    Words of Affirmation
    (1 Thessalonians 5:11, Proverbs 12.25)

    Quality Time
    Romans 1:8–12, Hebrews 10:25

    (Matthew 2:11; Matthew 7:9–11)

    Physical Touch
    (1 Peter 5:14; Luke 7:38)

    Acts of Service
    (James 2.14-18, James 2.26)

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  • Worry

    A Believers First…

    Food is God's Kingdom “My food,” said Jesus, “is to do the will of him who sent me and to finish his work.
    (John 4:34)
    Clothing is Righteousness
    “I delight greatly in the LORD; my soul rejoices in my God. For he has clothed me with garments of salvation and arrayed me in a robe of his righteousness,”
    (Isaiah 61:10a)

    Jesus does not condemn ambition; He puts ambition in its place.

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  • Two Masters

    The Myth of Freedom

    We may think we are free — and on some level we are — but each of us is ultimately mastered by something.

    “Well, it may be the devil or it may be the Lord But you’re gonna have to serve somebody”
    (Bob Dylan, Gotta Serve Somebody)

    Who Owns You?

    Jesus is right, we cannot have two masters. (More like marriage or country — not simply working two jobs)


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    We hope that God will speak to you as you read the words He's placed here through the hearts and minds of people who follow after Him.

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