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The Daily Roundup: 22 October 2014

Posted On October 22, 2014

7 Things Your Church Needs From You – “Find the place you can serve your church, and serve there without fail, without excuse, without requiring praise and accolades. Do it for the good of others and the glory of God.”

You Might Be An Idolater If… – “Contentment and idolatry don’t mix well. Putting off idolatrous desires is the first step toward contentment. It’s impossible to be content in God and worship something other than God at the same time. It just can’t happen. And so the first step in finding joy is to kill the things that are killing you. It’s never easy and is usually excruciating.”

Faith To Keep Praying For Your Unsaved Children – “Don’t stop praying for your children. Don’t give up. God hears our prayers for our children and grandchildren. He desires their salvation more than we do. If Jesus saved you, you have good reason to believe he intends to save your children as well. Pray that he will save them for his glory. Don’t rest satisfied until you see your children saved. And when he does save them, KEEP praying for them!”

Five Motivations to Pray – “Does your soul throb with the dull ache for something more? Take it to God. Is your conscience stained with the memories of yesterday’s sins? Bring them to Jesus. Are you worried about a loved one’s health? Anxious about how you’ll make ends meet this month? Unburden your heart to the Father.”

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