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Fortunately, God has given us a magnificent solution that can make a difference.  I call these fourteen words the secret of celebrating life:  “forgetting what lies behind and straining forward to what lies ahead, I press on.”

From Philippians 3:13-14:  “Beloved, I do not consider that I have made it my own; but this one thing I do:  forgetting what lies behind and straining forward to what lies ahead, I press on toward the goal for the prize of the heavenly call of God in Christ Jesus.”

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God is our refuge, and what comfort that brings.  When you read the next headline, and it tells of some event that you and I would call tragic, He is a very present help.

From Psalm 46:1:  “God is our refuge and strength, a very present help in trouble.”

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Let’s deliberately aim to become more intimately acquainted with Christ.  With Christ.  With Him and Him alone!

From Matthew 6:33:  Jesus is speaking, “But strive first for the kingdom of God and His righteousness, and all these things will be given to you as well.

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God has given us a purpose for our existence, a reason to go on, even though that existence includes tough times.

From Psalm 107:19:  “Then they cried to the Lord in their trouble, and He saved them from their distress.”

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There is no quality more godlike than humility.  Nothing is more admirable, more godlike than being willing to live out true humility . . . without calling attention to it.

From Proverbs 28:25:  “An arrogant man stirs up strife, but he who trusts in the Lord will prosper.”

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God waits for you to seek His counsel.  If you act without discerning His timing, you may lose the smile of divine favor.  He will not bless what He has not ordained.

From 2 Corinthians 5:6-7:  “So we are always confident; even though we know that while we are at home in the body we are away from the Lord–for we walk by faith, not by sight.”