5 Minutes a Day 365 Daily Devotions Men
   Devotion for Thursday , July 11, 2013
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5 Minutes a Day: 365 Daily Devotions for Men by & Freeman-Smith

Portable and just the right size for tucking into a briefcase, glove compartment, or bag, 5 Minutes a Day provides 365 daily devotionals for busy guys. When you need a bit of encouragement or an uplifting thought, grab this easy-to-read book and receive a spirit boost any time of the day! Copyright 2012.


Be energetic in your life of salvation, reverent and
sensitive before God. That energy is God's energy,
an energy deep within you, God himself willing and
working at what will give him the most pleasure.
- Philippians 2:12-13 MSG

     Are you fired with enthusiasm for Christ? If so, congratulations, and keep up the good work! But, if your spiritual batteries are running low, then perhaps you're spending too much energy working for yourself and not enough energy working for God.
     If you're feeling tired or troubled, or both, don't despair. Instead, seek strength from the source that never fails; that source, of course, is your Heavenly Father. And rest assured—when you sincerely petition Him, He will give you all the strength you need to live victoriously for Him.

God doesn't camouflage the old; he restores the new. The Master Builder will pull out the original plan and restore it. He will restore the vigor, he will restore the energy. He will restore the hope. He will restore the soul.

Max Lucado

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