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Diana Olick says: The housing market is shrinkingThe foreclosure headlines today are that one third of all homesales in Q2 were of distressed properties (foreclosures and shortsales). The discount on those homes from comparablenon-distressed properties was 32 percent. What the headlinesdon't say ...
Saturday, August 27, 2011 Read Matthew 25:14-30 Well done, my good and faithful servant. Since you were faithful in small matters, I will give you great responsibilities. Father, thank you for giving me so many wonderful gifts! Help me to develop them to their greatest potential, and to use them...
Sunday, August 14, 2011 Read: Matthew 18:1-14 “See that you do not despise one of these little ones, for I say to you that their angels in heaven always look upon the face of my heavenly Father…” Lord, grant freedom and comfort to the millions who are enslaved and suffer throughout the w...
Wednesday, August 9, 2011 Read: 1 Kings 19:9-13 At the mountain of God, Horeb, Elijah came to a cave where he took shelter. Then the Lord said to him, “Go outside and stand on the mountain before the Lord; the Lord will be passing by.” …After the fire there was a tiny whispering sound. When he...
Saturday, August 6, 2011 Read Matthew 16:24-28 What profit would there be for one to gain the whole world and forfeit his life? Or what can one give in exchange for his life? Lord, I rejoice in you! You have set me apart as a member of your people. Let the truth of your calling sink deeply int...
Friday, August 5, 2011 Read Psalm 95 Come, let us sing joyfully to the Lord; let us acclaim the Rock of our salvation. Let us come into his presence with thanksgiving; let us joyfully sing psalms to him. Jesus, I give you my heart. Form me into your servant and let me be a rock for your people.
Texas housing market trending at 2009 levels Real estate markets nationwide reported steep drops after thefederal homebuyer tax credit expired last year, but Texas salescontinue to track alongside 2009 levels, according to the TexasQuarterly Housing Report. While the Lone Star State'ssecond-quart...
Wednesday, August 3, 2011 Read Psalm 51 Have mercy on me, O God, in your goodness; in the greatness of your compassion wipe out my offense. Thoroughly wash me from my guilt and of my sin cleanse me. Thank you, Jesus for loving me and for saving me from condemnation. Keep me centered on you.
Tuesday, August 2, 2011 Read Matthew 14:22-36 Jesus spoke to them, “Take courage, it is I; do not be afraid…”Come”… “Lord save me!”…He stretched out his hand and said “O you of little faith, why do you doubt?” Lord Jesus, I trust in your unfailing love. Teach me to run to you first always.
Monday, August 1, 2011 Read Romans 8:35, 37-39 Brothers and sisters:What will separate us from the love of Christ? Will anguish, or distress, or persecution, or famine,or nakedness, or peril, or the sword? No, in all these things we conquer overwhelminglythrough him who loved us. Father, thank yo...