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January 12, 2021 · Bob Gass

God is working in you! 

“It is God who works in you to will and to act in order to fulfill his good purpose.” Philippians 2:13 NIV 

When it comes to doing what pleases God, there are two major hurdles you need to overcome—the “want to” and the “able to.” Relinquishing your own plans and embracing God’s will doesn’t come easily. Your old fleshly nature wants what it wants, not what God Read More + Listen to Audio Clip

January 11, 2021 · Bob Gass

Soul hunger 

“No one cares for my soul.” Psalm 142:4 NKJV 

Women who feel isolated and lonely often look to their husbands to satisfy what has been called their “soul hunger.” It’s a role many men have never handled very well. And modern life hasn’t helped. A century ago, great fellowship and camaraderie existed between wives Read More + Listen to Audio Clip

January 10, 2021 · Bob Gass

Quality and quantity 

“Don’t you see that children are God’s best gift?” Psalm 127:3 TM 

Some people say it doesn’t matter how little time you spend with your children, as long as it’s quality time. But the logic of that concept seems suspect. Why do we have to choose between the virtues of quantity versus quality? We don’t accept that Read More + Listen to Audio Clip

January 09, 2021 · Bob Gass

Love and enjoy your children 

“Oh, how blessed are you parents.” Psalm 127:5 TM 

Dr. James Dobson once took his young children on a skiing vacation to California. Coping with two kids who were complaining loudly about the cold and fighting over their gloves and scarves was getting on his nerves. But on that trip he learned a lesson Read More + Listen to Audio Clip

January 08, 2021 · Bob Gass

What you weren’t sent to do! 

“As my Father hath sent me…so send I you.” John 20:21 

Jesus said, “As my Father hath sent me…so send I you.” Notice, it’s about how God wants us to share the gospel, not the rules, regulations, and dictates of various denominations. Understand this: (1) We were sent to serve, not be served. “The Son…came not Read More + Listen to Audio Clip