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    Too Awesome To Comprehend

    “Too Awesome To Comprehend” By Zach Wood Romans 11:33 NLT Oh, how great are God’s riches and wisdom and knowledge! How impossible it is for us to understand his decisions and his ways! There are a lot of things in life that we consider great. We think movies are great. We think food is...
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    From Bad To Not-So-Bad

    “From Bad To Not-So-Bad” By Zach Wood 1 Thessalonians 5:18 NLT Be thankful in all circumstances, for this is God’s will for you who belong to Christ Jesus. The beginning of last week, right as I was about to go on my lunch break at work, my wife called to tell me that the hose spigot broke off...
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    Purest Promises

    “Purest Promises” By Zach Wood Psalm 12:6 NLT The Lord’s promises are pure, like silver refined in a furnace, purified seven times over. People have the best intentions in their heart when they make promises, but so often, those promises become broken for one reason or another. It is really...
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    A Peace Like No Other

    “A Peace Like No Other” By Zach Wood 2 Thessalonians 3:16 NLT Now may the Lord of peace himself give you his peace at all times and in every situation. The Lord be with you all. Life can surely become hectic and chaotic and some days it seems we don’t even have time to catch our breath...
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    Discipline: Painful, But Necessary

    “Discipline: Painful, But Necessary” By Zach Wood Hebrews 12:11 NIV No discipline seems pleasant at the time, but painful. Later on, however, it produces a harvest of righteousness and peace for those who have been trained by it. All of us have come from different upbringing backgrounds as...
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    My Help Comes From _______

    “My Help Comes From ________” By Zach Wood Psalm 121:1-2 NIV I lift up my eyes to the mountains—where does my help come from? My help comes from the Lord, the Maker of heaven and earth. We all long to receive wisdom through our lives. As we grow up through childhood, our parents and other...
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    Hold Tight And Trust In Him

    “Hold Tight And Trust In Him” By Zach Wood Hebrews 10:23 NLT Let us hold tightly without wavering to the hope we affirm, for God can be trusted to keep his promise. We hold tightly onto many things. Some things we hold onto a little tighter than others because of how important they are. We...
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    The Ultimate Desire

    “The Ultimate Desire” By Zach Wood Psalm 27:4 NIV One thing I ask of the Lord, this is what I seek: that I may dwell in the house of the Lord all the days of my life, to gaze upon the beauty of the Lord and to seek him in his temple.” For the past couple of months, our pastor has been going...
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    Don't Buy Into The Lie

    “Don’t Buy Into The Lie” By Zach Wood Genesis 3:4-6 NLT “You won’t die!” the serpent replied to the woman. “God knows that your eyes will be opened as soon as you eat it, and you will be like God, knowing both good and evil.” The woman was convinced. She saw that the tree was beautiful and its...
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    Worry About Nothing, Pray About Everything

    “Worry About Nothing, Pray About Everything” By Zach Wood Philippians 4:6 NLT Don’t worry about anything, instead, pray about everything. Tell God what you need, and thank him for all he has done. Confession time! I have a little trouble with the first part of this passage. Okay, okay, I...
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    Continuous Longing

    “Continuous Longing” By Zach Wood Psalm 42:1 NLT As the deer longs for streams of water, so I long for you, O God. The past few weeks, our pastor has been preaching on the book of Ecclesiastes. It has been such a blessing to hear these sermons and to learn more about how Solomon longed for so...
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    Be Excellent At Good-Be Innocent Of Evil

    “Be Excellent At Good-Be Innocent Of Evil” By Zach Wood Romans 16:19 NIV Everyone has heard about your obedience, so I rejoice because of you; but I want you to be wise about what is good, and innocent about what is evil. Through many years of my experience in church services, youth group...
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    The Reality Of Putting Him First

    Thank you for your comment! I really appreciate it! I have considered through the years to publish my work, but never have done it. Maybe one of these days I will.
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    Making The Cut

    “Making The Cut” By Zach Wood Ephesians 2:10 NLT For we are God’s masterpiece. He has created us anew in Christ Jesus, so we can do the good things he planned for us long ago. We have all been through painful experiences in our past where we didn’t “make the cut”. I remember in grade school...
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    The Reality Of Putting Him First

    “The Reality Of Putting Him First” By Zach Wood Matthew 6:33-34 NIV But seek first his kingdom and his righteousness, and all these things will be given to you as well. Therefore do not worry about tomorrow, for tomorrow will worry about itself. Each day has enough trouble of its own. In the...