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Philippians 4:18-20 My God shall supply all of my needs.

by Dave Ballard

Philippians 4:18-20                                                                                           My God shall supply all of my needs.                 As I look back over my.  life I see instances where our Father in heaven has used other people to supply needs that I had.  The question for each one of us today is this.  Are we willing to be that vehicle that […]

Fw: 1st Thessalonians 5:18 In everything give thanks

by Dave Ballard

      1st Thessalonians 5:18                                                            In everything give thanks  I have a lot to be thankful for. A great family, a business that is doing well, a great church family, a book that looks like it’s really taking off.  For my salvation that was purchased at a great price.  On this day we […]

Matthew 25:40 Father got his way

by Dave Ballard

Matthew 25:40                                                                                             Father got his way.                 Monday I met a friend for lunch in Forest lake Minnesota.  That is about 120 miles from my home.  We discussed many things at lunch this day.  When she went to the powder room the young mother who was our waitress came over.  I showed her […]

Matthew 25:40 Father got his way

by Dave Ballard

Matthew 25:40                                                                                             Father got his way.                 Monday I met a friend for lunch in Forest lake Minnesota.  That is about 120 miles from my home.  We discussed many things at lunch this day.  When she went to the powder room the young mother who was our waitress came over.  I showed her […]

1st Samuel 15:1-16:13 Samuel lost it.

by Dave Ballard

1st Samuel 15:1-16:13                                                                                                         Samuel lost it                 Here is where we see Saul being commanded to do something. The problem is he does not do it completely.  I am seeing over and over again why it is so important that when we are given a command that we carry it out completely.  God […]

John 20:24-29 My Lord and My God!

by Dave Ballard

      John 20:24-29                                                                                        My Lord and My God!                 Here we have it.  We see Thomas declaring that Christ is God.  Over the centuries we have seen millions upon millions of people reaching that same conclusion.  Thomas would become a great evangelist.  The one thing that strikes me here is this. We […]

Fw: Luke 8:16-18 Don’t cover up your lamp

by Dave Ballard

         Luke 8:16-18                                                                                     Don’t cover up your lamp.                 This is a real warning to the Church.  We are to be that lamp on a hill, and we are NOT to put that lamp under a basket.  We are all given talents.  We are to use those talents for the kingdom.  […]

Matthew 21: 18-22 What is the faith Christ is speaking of?

by Dave Ballard

       Matthew 21:18-22                                                                 What is this faith the Christ was speaking of                 This faith is not something man can manufacture.  It is not “If I just believe hard enough it will happen.  Faith is a knowledge that something is going to happen and we know it is Father giving us a deep assurance […]

Mark 3:1-6 Remember the Sabbath

by Dave Ballard

Mark 3:1-6                                                                                     Remember the Sabbath                  As The Christ stood in front of the Pharisees. He asked them a question. Is it lawful to do good on the Sabbath.  They would not answer him.  A man with a withered hand had come into the assembly and the Christ was about to heal him […]

Fw: John 10:7-21 Father will restore what Satan has tried to take from you.

by Dave Ballard

      John 10:7-21                            Father will restore what Satan has taken from you.   A friend of mine was given a promise.  Father will restore what Satan has stolen from you.  The enemy will use our thoughts, or choices, and other people to steal what Father has given us.  When this friend told me what […]