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God’s Repair Shop

We need to remember that even if our lives are completely blown up, they can be repaired. God is a repairman who fixes shattered lives and makes them whole again. His tools are conviction, confession, repentance, and forgiveness of sin. These are the tools of deep, permanent, personal change in our lives. One of the dangerous facts about sin is
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Apr 11 2018
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How Do We Mature?

When we discover something for the first time and like what we’ve learned, we usually get excited about it. We can remember the excitement of skateboarding, fly fishing or putting on makeup for the first time. Similarly, many of us recall our excitement when we first came to Christ. We experienced His forgiveness and acceptance. We wanted to shout it
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Feb 28 2018
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Keeping Good Company

Do not be misled: “Bad company corrupts good character.”    1 Corinthians 15:33 As we were growing up, we always knew the girls who knew how and where to shoplift the coolest lipstick. We also knew the guys who could hot-wire a car so we could take a joy ride. Those same guys were the ones who tried to get us
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Jan 31 2018
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Christmas 2016 – An Open Letter to DHT Supporters

Dear faithful supporters of DHT,As DHT celebrates its 17th year, we praise God for His faithfulness, even as we marvel at how fast 2016 has flown by. I reference God’s faithfulness because for a majority of our 17 years we have relied on His grace and provision to sustain His efforts through Doing HIS Time. He has always provided and
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Dec 06 2016
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Over 425,000 copies of DHT Devotional distributed for FREE!

Last week (November 7-11, 2016) 5,000 copies of the UK Edition of our prison devotional were being distributed into every one of the 126 prisons in England and Wales! How the Holy Spirit made this happen is exciting. I was having lunch in the Virgin Atlantic Airline Lounge at London’s Heathrow airport in early December 2015. While there, an article
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Nov 17 2016