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HOW TO FIND A LIFE VERSE

Just when I needed it most I found Joshua 1:8 or better still, it found me. Over two decades later, this verse has repeatedly shone a bright light on challenging times - its my life verse. My life changed radically in May 1994 when I was asked to give leadership to a church that had been known as “the flagship” of the Pentecostal Assemblies Of Canada. I needed all the help I could get to lead. The words of Joshua 1:8  caught my attention.  “Be strong and courageous. Do not be afraid. Do not be discouraged. I will be with you wherever you go.” Courage and inner strength would come in handy, I thought. Do You Have Big Shoes To…
Bob Jones
February 2, 2015
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6 INSIGHTS TO MAKE FAITH WORK FOR YOU

Are you are facing a situation in which the odds are stacked against you? You may be facing a diagnosis of cancer, a financial downturn, a lost job, or a broken relationship. Maybe you're an evacuee from Fort McMurray. You want to believe you can overcome your circumstances but truth be told you feel overcome by your circumstances. What Do You Do? There are numerous incidences from history where people faced intimidating odds and overcame them through faith. Here's where the Bible can be a practical help. There are stories of people like you who used faith in God to succeed. Three such people are referred to in Hebrews 11:29-31: 1. Moses: A hostile enemy army is behind you and…
Jones Bob
May 28, 2014
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WHEN CHRISTMAS COMES IN A SHOEBOX

Vladimir Foreman was one of 400 kids, housed in groups of 20 at an orphanage in Russia. Living with 400 kids meant they were vying for everything - food, clothes and attention. “I had nothing to call my own. There was one towel used by 20 people and we could only take one bath or less every week.” He knew something was different the day red and green colored shoe boxes arrived at his orphanage. “I walked into a room and everyone was smiling.” SOMEBODY LOVED ME He was overwhelmed when he opened his shoebox. There was a notebook. “Wow,” I thought, “this is mine! I no longer had to share a piece of paper with someone else.” He could…
Bob Jones
October 16, 2012