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Practice Makes Perfect

Flood Family, Fred Astaire is considered to be the best and most influential dancer in the history of Hollywood. Over his 76-year career, he became renown for his uncanny sense of rhythm, his innovation – and his perfectionism. However, Astaire’s flawless dancing technique came at a high price – when he’d fail to meet his...

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Daily Scripture Reading: Saturday, October 19

James 4:7-17 7 Submit yourselves, then, to God. Resist the devil, and he will flee from you. 8 Come near to God and he will come near to you. Wash your hands, you sinners, and purify your hearts, you double-minded. 9 Grieve, mourn and wail. Change your laughter to mourning and your joy to gloom....

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Daily Scripture Reading: Friday, October 18

James 3:13-4:6 13 Who is wise and understanding among you? Let them show it by their good life, by deeds done in the humility that comes from wisdom. 14 But if you harbor bitter envy and selfish ambition in your hearts, do not boast about it or deny the truth. 15 Such “wisdom” does not...

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Daily Scripture Reading: Thursday, October 17

James 3:1-12 1 Not many of you should become teachers, my fellow believers, because you know that we who teach will be judged more strictly. 2 We all stumble in many ways. Anyone who is never at fault in what they say is perfect, able to keep their whole body in check. 3 When we...

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Daily Scripture Reading: Wednesday, October 16

James 2:14-26 14 What good is it, my brothers and sisters, if someone claims to have faith but has no deeds? Can such faith save them? 15 Suppose a brother or a sister is without clothes and daily food. 16 If one of you says to them, “Go in peace; keep warm and well fed,”...

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Daily Scripture Reading: Tuesday, October 15

James 2:1-13 1 My brothers and sisters, believers in our glorious Lord Jesus Christ must not show favoritism. 2 Suppose a man comes into your meeting wearing a gold ring and fine clothes, and a poor man in filthy old clothes also comes in. 3 If you show special attention to the man wearing fine...

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Daily Scripture Reading: Monday, October 14

James 1:19-27 19 My dear brothers and sisters, take note of this: Everyone should be quick to listen, slow to speak and slow to become angry, 20 because human anger does not produce the righteousness that God desires. 21 Therefore, get rid of all moral filth and the evil that is so prevalent and humbly...

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Right or Happy

Flood Family, I’d like to give you all a free bit of relationship advice – sometimes, you can choose to be right, or you can choose to be happy. I’ve learned this lesson the hard way (and continue to learn it, from time to time…) This is true for all relationships, by the way –...

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Daily Scripture Reading: Saturday, October 12

James 1:9-18 9 Believers in humble circumstances ought to take pride in their high position. 10 But the rich should take pride in their humiliation—since they will pass away like a wild flower. 11 For the sun rises with scorching heat and withers the plant; its blossom falls and its beauty is destroyed. In the...

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Daily Scripture Reading: Friday, October 11

Hebrews 13:20-James 1:8 20 Now may the God of peace, who through the blood of the eternal covenant brought back from the dead our Lord Jesus, that great Shepherd of the sheep, 21 equip you with everything good for doing his will, and may he work in us what is pleasing to him, through Jesus...

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