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May 03, 2019 · Bob Gass

What are your goals?

“I’ve got my eye on the goal…I’m off and running.” Philippians 3:13-14 TM

One day, Supreme Court Justice Oliver Wendell Holmes lost his train ticket. As he searched for it, obviously irritated, the conductor said, “It’s okay, Your Honour; just mail it in. We all know you and trust you.” Holmes replied, “I’m not concerned about finding my Read More + Listen to Audio Clip

May 02, 2019 · Bob Gass

Give your children values

“No one can lay any foundation.” 1 Corinthians 3:11 NIV

A child without values is at the mercy of everyone else’s values. Paul wrote, “We are co-workers in God’s service…no one can lay any foundation other than the one already laid, which is Jesus Christ” (vv. 9, 11 NIV). When the adult role models in Read More + Listen to Audio Clip

May 01, 2019 · Bob Gass

Getting through what you’re going through

“God…will…provide a way out.” 1 Corinthians 10:13 NIV

Some people stay in hopeless situations their whole lives without ever making a decision to seek God’s power to get through them. Being “longsuffering” doesn’t mean living in misery any longer than necessary. Paul says, “Be not conformed to this world: but be…transformed by…renewing…your mind Read More + Listen to Audio Clip

October 12, 2018 · Bob Gass

Jabez (1)

“And Jabez called on the God of Israel.” 1 Chronicles 4:10 NKJV

In the book of 1 Chronicles, the Bible tells us about a man named Jabez. The first nine chapters consist of genealogies, listing more than six hundred names. And right there in the middle of all those names, God singles out one man for special Read More + Listen to Audio Clip

October 12, 2018 · Bob Gass

Jabez (2)

“Oh, that You would bless me indeed.” 1 Chronicles 4:10 NKJV

Jabez prayed that God would bless him in three specific ways: (1) “Enlarge my territory.” He had a dream of owning more land, and he asked God to bless that dream. When you stop dreaming, you lose direction. When you stop setting goals, you stop Read More + Listen to Audio Clip