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Getting to the ROOT of Change

Month: February 2021

Lenten Affirmations – Day 10

Matthew 19:26 – Taken from The Message Bible  Jesus looked hard at them and said, “No chance at all if you think you can pull it off yourself. Every chance in the world if you trust God to do it.”

Lenten Affirmations – Day 9

Philippians 4:8-9 -Taken from The Message Bible Summing it all up, friends, I’d say you’ll do best by filling your minds and meditating on things true, noble, reputable, authentic, compelling, gracious—the best, not the worst; the beautiful, not the ugly; things to praise, not things to curse. Put into practice what you learned from me, …

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Lenten Affirmations – Day 8

Romans 8:38-39 – Taken From The Message Bible  So, what do you think? With God on our side like this, how can we lose? If God didn’t hesitate to put everything on the line for us, embracing our condition and exposing himself to the worst by sending his own Son, is there anything else he …

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Lenten Affirmations – Day 7

Romans 3:23-24 – Taken from The Message Bible But in our time something new has been added. What Moses and the prophets witnessed to all those years has happened. The God-setting-things-right that we read about has become Jesus-setting-things-right for us. And not only for us but for everyone who believes in him. For there is …

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Lenten Affirmation – Day 6

2 Corinthians 5:20 – Taken from The Message Bible God uses us to persuade men and women to drop their differences and enter into God’s work of making things right between them. We’re speaking for Christ himself now: Become friends with God; he’s already a friend with you.

Lenten Affirmations – Day 5

Philippians 4:13-14 – Taken from The Message Bible I’m glad in God, far happier than you would ever guess—happy that you’re again showing such strong concern for me. Not that you ever quit praying and thinking about me. You just had no chance to show it. Actually, I don’t have a sense of needing anything personally. I’ve learned by …

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Lenten Affirmations – Day 3

Psalm 55:22-23 Taken from The Message Bible Pile your troubles on God’s shoulders—    he’ll carry your load, he’ll help you out.He’ll never let good people    topple into ruin.But you, God, will throw the others    into a muddy bog,Cut the lifespan of assassins    and traitors in half. And I trust in you.

Lenten Affirmation – Day 2

Romans 8:16-17 Taken from The Message Bible This resurrection life you received from God is not a timid, grave-tending life. It’s adventurously expectant, greeting God with a childlike “What’s next, Papa?” God’s Spirit touches our spirits and confirms who we really are. We know who he is, and we know who we are: Father and …

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