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Love and Sacrifice
Theme of the Week: How to Be a Good Dad
Tuesday, July 22, 2014

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Key Bible Verse: This is how we know what love is: Christ gave his life for us. We too, then, ought to give our lives for others! (1 John 3:16, GNT)

Dig Deeper: John 10:11; 15:9-17

Look in the Bible and you'll find that love, the secret to fatherhood, often gets tied to the idea of sacrifice. "Love bears all things, … endures all things," Paul writes in 1 Corinthians 13:7 (ESV). ...

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Prayer for the Week
Heavenly Father, my children truly are gift s from you. Forgive me for those times I've neglected these precious gifts in my pursuit of other things. Help me to begin each day with a desire to be a good dad.

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Curt Schleicher

July 22, 2014  9:01am

i am willing to sacrifice my time by assisting my daughter in reconstructing her bed in her new room so she will have her room the way she desires it to be. When there are conflicts that impinge upon my wants and her needs. That's the whole idea behind sacrifice allowing my needs to be subservient to someone else's --- in this example, my daughter Lindy. In Jesus name, amen.

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Steve Pappas

July 22, 2014  6:45am

MOI- John 15:9-17; To be the example you are to us Lord. It was your sacrifice for us that showed your strength. That I would sacrifice for others. Remembering that is what you did. Not an easy task at times, I can be selfish and want what I want. But that I would remember that by sacrificing my will, I am showing your love, and those around me may turn to you and be saved.

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