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The Word For You Today 2

The Word For You Today

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September 14, 2020 · Bob Gass

When you don't understand, trust God

“The Lord is good, a stronghold in the day of trouble.” Nahum 1:7 NKJV

As Louisa Stead, her husband, and their young daughter were enjoying an ocean-side picnic, they noticed a young boy struggling in the surf. When Mr. Stead rushed to save him, he was pulled under the waves by the terrified boy, and they both drowned as Read More + Listen to Audio Clip

September 13, 2020 · Bob Gass

Press through and touch Jesus

“As many as had afflictions pressed [through]…to touch Him.” Mark 3:10 NKJV

Jesus healed a woman who had suffered twelve years from a condition society discreetly referred to as “an issue of blood.” And medical science had no cure. Observe how her miracle took place. She pressed through the crowd, “touched the hem of His garment” (Matthew Read More + Listen to Audio Clip

September 12, 2020 · Bob Gass

Forgive and move on (2)

“No one who…looks back is fit for service.” Luke 9:62 NIV

If you’re wise, you’ll do four things: (1) Focus on the road ahead. By looking in the rearview mirror instead of at what’s ahead, you’ll miss the next turn and end up in a ditch. Focus on the fact that you survived and that you’ve Read More + Listen to Audio Clip

September 11, 2020 · Bob Gass

Forgive and move on (1)

“Forgetting what is behind and straining toward what is ahead, I press on.” Philippians 3:13-14 NIV

The greater the offense, the harder it is to forgive—but you must. Because whatever you refuse to forgive and let go of, you carry with you. And it will be like an albatross around your neck. Has someone abused you, cheated on you, lied about Read More + Listen to Audio Clip

September 10, 2020 · Bob Gass

Saved by grace alone

“By grace you have been saved through faith.” Ephesians 2:8 NKJV

In a sense there were two prodigal sons, and both grew up in a religious culture that praised rule keepers and punished rule breakers. Notice how this chapter begins: “All the tax collectors and sinners drew near to Him…And the Pharisees and scribes complained, saying Read More + Listen to Audio Clip