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Treasures Hidden in Darkness (365 Days of Daring Faith — DAY 361)


Isaiah 45:3 (NLT)
And I will give you treasures hidden in the darkness—secret riches. I will do this so you may know that I am the Lord, the God of Israel, the one who calls you by name.

The story is told of how lace shops in Brussels spin the finest threads to make delicate lace. There are special rooms that are totally dark except for a little light let in through a small window. One spinner sits in the room alone, weaving threads of lace only under where the little bit of light can shine on the weaving process. As it turns out, the most beautiful lace is created in the dark with only a narrow stream of light. Read more…

Treasures Above (365 Days of Daring Faith – DAY 35)

Treasures Above

Matthew 6:19-20 (NLT)
Don’t store up treasures here on earth, where moths eat them and rust destroys them, and where thieves break in and steal. Store your treasures in heaven, where moths and rust cannot destroy, and thieves do not break in and steal.

Adrian Rogers tells the story of a man who did something distinctly different with his household trash. Instead of bagging it up and setting it on the curb like his neighbors, he placed it in a box enclosed in nice wrapping paper. Without exception, someone would drive by this man’s house and pick up the nicely wrapped boxes. The man would watch from a window in his house as people were fooled by the external beauty of the internal trash.

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Prayer: Giving and Investing In Others

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The Gold In the Box

The Gold In the Box

The story was once told of a beggar who had been sitting on the side of a road for many years. One day, a passerby walked up to him and the beggar shook a cup calling, “Spare me some change.”

“I don’t have anything to give you,” the man replied. Feeling dejected by the answer, the beggar turned away mumbling something to himself.

The passerby was getting ready to walk away when he turned back around and asked, “By the way, what is that you’re sitting on? Read more…

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