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GIF Struggling Well

“You became imitators of us and of the Lord; in spite of severe suffering, you welcomed the message with the joy given by the Holy Spirit. And so you became a model to all the believers in Macedonia and Achaia.” (1 Thessalonians 1:6-7 NIV) Struggling Well by Larry Burkett Because of sin’s impact on the world, you […]

GIF God, Family, Work

“Seek first His kingdom, and these things shall be added to you.” (Luke 12:31) God, Family, Work by Larry Burkett Most Christians know that in God’s priority system He must come first, family second, and work and recreation third. However, it is possible to confuse this priority system and step out of God’s will.  Putting […]

GIF Confirmed by Success

“The faith which you have, have as your own conviction before God. Happy is he who does not condemn himself in what he approves.” (Romans 14:22) Confirmed by Success by Larry Burkett Material success does not necessarily constitute God’s endorsement of our actions. This applies to businesses and ministries alike. Every action must meet two criteria for […]

GIF Devoted Assistance

“Be devoted to one another in brotherly love; . . . contributing to the needs of the saints, practicing hospitality.” (Romans 12:10, 13) Devoted Assistance by Larry Burkett One Sunday after church, Paige, a single mother, was leaving the sanctuary, dragging her two-year-old beside her. Paige was exhausted. She’d been working 11-hour days and had worked all […]