Archive for July, 2008

July 2008 Girls Journey

This group of sixty-six young ladies spent the entire day today delighting in the Lord. Pray that God will reveal more of His goodness to each one as they continue seeking Him for the remainder of the week! "The Lord is good unto them that wait for him, to the soul that seeketh him." - Lamentations...

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Inspiration for the Journey!

One enjoyable way to keep God's Word before our eyes throughout the day is by displaying it on our computer's Desktop background. And what better way to highlight the Word of God than with breathtaking photography of His beautiful creation in the Northwoods? Living the Journey Desktop Backgrounds Click...

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What to Do When You’re Off the Mountaintop

What do you do when you reach a spiritual low point? How do you keep from becoming discouraged and losing heart? With passionate exhortation, practical application, and memorable illustrations, pastor Ken Pierpont of Evangel Baptist Church, unveils how glorifying God keeps us from burning out on...

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Living Out God’s Best

Before the Journey, I was an average American Christian. I had prayed and even had some good fruit, but I wasn't growing. I wanted to do great things spiritually, but I did not know how. I tried having consistent quiet times with the Lord, although I never really made God my first priority. I also...

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“An Amazing Week”

I would have to say that this past week has been an awesome week of watching God's mighty hand at work in each of the lives of those who went on this past Journey. Personally, I was challenged in my own walk with the Lord to pursue Him diligently through His word by meditation. As the week came to a...

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A Vietnam Veteran’s Greatest Victory!

A Painful Memory In December 1964, after completing nine and a half months of service in Vietnam, I arrived at Travis Air Force Base in Bolero, CA. It was Christmas Eve, and I was anxious see my wife and be home for Christmas. As I left the base to catch a bus, a group of war protesters threw...

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My Father’s Love

As a child, I felt a lot of rejection from my family. Though they showed me lots of affection, they were very busy with many other things. I sought for that affection in other ways, lost my trust in my Dad, and became very independent and rebellious. I told myself that I was tough enough to make my way...

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God is My Father

At the beginning of the week I began praying and asking God to give me the two desires of my heart which were to love God with all of my heart, soul, mind, and strength, and to ultimately honor my Daddy. In my mind I thought that if I could learn how to truly honor my Daddy, then he would love me...

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July 2008 Guys Journey

On Monday, a group of 26 guys headed up to the Northwoods to seek the Lord. Pray that the Lord would pour out His Spirit on the group and cause them to return rejoicing in the goodness of God! "Let the heart of them rejoice that seek the Lord." I Chronicles 16:10

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How to Give a “Perfect” Greeting

Most of us have heard the expression "nobody is perfect." Yet Jesus gave us the command to "be perfect." He made it even more precise by saying, "Be ye therefore perfect, even as your Father which is in heaven is perfect" (Matthew 5:48). How is this possible? In the context of this command, we have...

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