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“God uses the enemy’s tactics against him.”

A thought by Christine Caine from her book, Unstoppable: Running the Race You Were Born To Win (p. 135). Zondervan. Kindle Edition. (Click on the book title to go to Amazon.com to buy the book.)
I don’t know what you are going through.I don’t but God does and I do
know he will use it.
Christine shares, “God’s divine relay threatens the enemy’s territory, and he will not go down without a fight. If you have any doubt of that, just read of his insidious attempts to tempt Jesus at the onset of his ministry (Matthew 4: 1-11) and of his work in Judas (Matthew 26). If he is bold enough to try to take on the Son of God, he won’t hesitate to do his best to thwart us, the followers of Christ.”
But look at this, 1 John 4:4 (NASB) says, “Greater is He who is in you than he who is in the world.”
Christine goes on, “Jesus overcame the Evil One. The enemy is already defeated. And what’s more, God uses the enemy’s tactics against him. What the enemy intends for evil, God uses for good. Yes, Satan used J…
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“The wide-open life is about waking up every morning and knowing that you were born for this day.”

A thought by Christine Caine from her book, Unstoppable: Running the Race You Were Born To Win(p. 126). Zondervan. Kindle Edition. (Click on the book title to go to Amazon.com to buy the book.)
Do you have trouble getting out of bed each morning?  Maybe you feel like your life is a closed-door?  Do you?
Christine says, “When I look into the eyes of my husband and children, when I see lives transformed through ministry and love, when I see God multiply what we offer him and make our ‘not enough’ into more than enough, I taste this wide-open, expansive kind of life, and my passion to keep running the race grows.”
She goes on, “What is it that drives Olympic athletes to get up early, push through pain, set aside distractions to keep their focus, and maintain their commitment — for years? Passion.
“What keeps Kalli and all the rest of our A21 staff at locations around the world going day after day, year after year, even though they must repeatedly face the discouragement and emotional pain of…

“We must not fail to pass the baton of faith to the next generation.”

A thought by Christine Caine from her book, Unstoppable: Running the Race You Were Born To Win(p. 111). Zondervan. Kindle Edition. (Click on the book title to go to Amazon.com to buy the book.)
There are so many things that I appreciate about my life.One of the greatest gifts that God gave me was a dad and mom who loved God and shared the fact that God loved me and that he had a plan for my life.Margaret and I have done the same with our kids and our grandkids.
Christine says, “Are you a parent? Consider this: ‘These commandments that I give you today are to be on your hearts. Impress them on your children. Talk about them when you sit at home and when you walk along the road, when you lie down and when you get up.’ Deuteronomy 6:6 – 7
“Nick, the girls, and I take time each day to share with one another all of the great things that God is doing in our own lives and ministry. As our girls learn to see God at work, they will see God’s faithfulness in the past and will learn to trust him wi…