Reaching Forward

In the Midst of It All (April 24)

This life we will never be anything more than incomplete. Recognizing that we’re not going to see anything more than God’s work “in progress,” we are then free to dream and yearn and long for the time when His plan will reach its climax, and we can finally go home.

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Professed Beliefs vs. Practical Beliefs (April 23)

In the end, it’s our deeds that God will judge (2 Corinthians 5:10) — not what we said we believed, not what we wanted to believe, and not what we were planning to believe someday. Whether we admit it or not, it’s a fact: what we actually DO is what we really believe.

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Something More Than Ourselves (April 22)

We ought to cherish the idea of rich relationship, both with God and with others who’ve been created in His image. We ought to work on building good relationships. And the maintenance of our relationships ought to be one of our most pressing priorities.

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When Meaning Makes a Thing Important (April 21)

Take time to find out what things mean. These days, most of us stay so busy with our own trivia, we rarely stop to ask the meaning of even the most important things around us. But we’re the losers when we fail to ask, “What does that mean?”

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