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Mark Batterson Weekly Devo

Crazy Mirrors

The greatest mirror, the mirror that gives us the truest reflection of ourselves, is Scripture

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Mark Batterson Weekly Devo

God’s Needlepoint

It’s not our experiences that make us or break us. It’s our interpretation of and explanation for those experiences that ultimately determines who we become. Your explanations are more important than your experiences. There are lots of different explanations for the same experience. The tough part is choosing the right one. And that’s where we…

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Mark Batterson Weekly Devo

Dual Destiny

David came to a crossroads. He had a choice to make. And it was a choice that would determine his destiny. He could go into battle as Saul—wear Saul’s armor, wield Saul’s sword, hold Saul’s shield. Or he could go into battle as himself—a shepherd with a slingshot.

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Blessed to Bless

The blessing of God is as unique as your fingerprint. Some blessings are as simple and straightforward as the sunrise. Others are more difficult to discern, like the blessing of brokenness.

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The X Factor

The first blessing is using our God-given time and talent to make a difference in the world. For Handel, that meant making music that stirs the soul. The second blessing is using the treasure that our time and talent produces, typically in the form of a paycheck, to generously bless others.

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No Guts, No Glory

Most people believe God is real, but few people actually live like it. The result is a widening gap between their theology and their reality.

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Unlearning

Half of spiritual growth is learning what we don’t know. The other half is unlearning what we do know.

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The Plague and 100 Blessings

During the days of King David, a devastating plague is said to have claimed the lives of a hundred Israelites every single day.

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The Bravest Prayer

By bravest prayer I mean the prayer you can barely believe God for because it seems impossible.

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Contending Season

Contending isn’t easy, but here’s some good news: God is contending for you!

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