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“Hope” Psalm 37: 8-9, March 18, 2021

Decisions

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Along with daily decisions, there are defining decisions. We only make a few defining decisions in life, and then we spend the rest of our lives managing them. Maybe you’ve made some bad decisions that have gotten you to where you don’t want to be. The good news is that you’re only one defining decision away from a totally different life. — Mark Batterson

And I command you today: Love God, your God. Walk in his ways. Keep his commandments, regulations, and rules so that you will live, really live, live exuberantly, blessed by God, your God, in the land you are about to enter and possess. But I warn you: If you have a change of heart, refuse to listen obediently, and willfully go off to serve and worship other gods, you will most certainly die. (Deuteronomy 30:16-17, MSG)

Good and evil both increase at compound interest. That is why the decisions you and I make every day are of such infinite importance. The smallest good act today is the capture of a strategic point from which, a few months later, you may be able to go on to victories you never dreamed of. An apparently trivial indulgence in lust or anger today is the loss of a ridge or railway line or bridgehead from which the enemy may launch an attack otherwise impossible.                                 — C.S. Lewis

Choose today whom you will serve. (Joshua 24:15, NLT)

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