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Early in the morning, as He was returning to the city, He was hungry. Seeing a lone fig tree by the road, He went up to it and found nothing on it except leaves. And He said to it, “May no fruit ever come from you again!” At once the fig tree withered. When the …

Being Tired

Being tired is required for a car. If you are frequently tired, it may indicate that you are bored or mismatched with your ministry. A pastor who has been hired as the only minister in a congregation is likely to be tired for many reasons. Having to present 1 to 4 inspirational talks and/or Bible …

Storing Oil

Suppose that in some way in your life, you are like the virgins Jesus mentioned in Matthew 25:1-13. Maybe in the future, if not now… What is the oil that you are storing? What are you preparing for? Some people are storing food for the apocalypse. Some people are storing money for retirement. Some are …

Empty Words

Fear of rejection or condemnation causes many believers to keep a pocket full of cliche’s available for pacifying biters in their fellowships. If you don’t have the right answers handy, you may be accused of not being spiritual, or maybe even not saved yet. They can also feel protective when you have no idea what …