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Ron Hutchcraft Ministries - The First Channel is the Worst Channel
1 Peter 2:9–10, 11 says, “You are a chosen people, a royal priesthood, a holy nation, a people belonging to God, that you may declare the praises of Him who called you out of darkness into His wonderful light. Once you were not a people, but now you are the people of God. ... Dear friends, I urge you, as aliens and strangers in the world, to abstain from sinful desires, which war against your soul.” ... The message is clear. Stay away from sinful desires if you are one of the people of God.

Ron Hutchcraft Ministries - The Galaxies and the Groceries
Jesus says in Matthew 6:9–11, “This, then, is how you should pray: ‘Our Father in heaven, hallowed be your name, your kingdom come, your will be done on earth as it is in heaven. Give us today our daily bread.’” This is an excerpt from the Lord’s Prayer and it is really like a camera with two lenses looking at our heavenly Father. Think about the word father and what that means to you. You might have had a bad father experience growing up. When we think about God being our Father, we are thinking about the perfect father.

Ron Hutchcraft Ministries - The Price Is Right
Luke 9:57-60, 62 of the Bible says, "As they were walking along the road, a man said to him, 'I will follow you wherever you go.' Jesus replied, 'Foxes have holes and birds of the air have nests, but the Son of Man has no place to lay his head.' He said to another man, 'Follow me.' But the man replied, 'Lord, first let me go and bury my father.' Jesus said to him, 'Let the dead bury their own dead, but you go and proclaim the kingdom of God.' ... Jesus replied, 'No one who puts his hand to the plow and looks back is fit for service in the kingdom of God.'

Ron Hutchcraft Ministries - Working Without Leaving Home
We could call prayer God’s powerful version of telecommuting. Going into God’s throne room and bringing our fellow believers there in prayer is the greatest gift we can give them. Go into the throne room and bring down God’s power for a person. You can intercede for others on the front lines and play a decisive part in their battle.

Ron Hutchcraft Ministries - The Hands Tell It All
Isaiah 49:15-16 from God's Word says, “Can a mother forget the baby at her breast and have no compassion on the child she has borne? Though she may forget, I will not forget you! See, I have engraved you on the palms of my hands.” That lady gave away a picture of worn, wrinkled hands. You could see that those hands had obviously worked hard for a long time. That is how she wanted to portray her life.

Ron Hutchcraft Ministries - Trampling on a Masterpiece
"When I was on a mission in England and Ireland, I had a day to spend in the historic English city of York. What a place! Surrounded by a medieval wall, it is dominated by a cathedral that might be second only to Westminster Abbey in London. There was an unusual scene out in front—an artist on his knees, painstakingly working on a chalk drawing on the sidewalk in front of the cathedral. When I moved closer and took a look at it, I saw it was the Mona Lisa. He must have been working on it all day. It was beautifully done. As I went inside a restaurant, I noticed the artist had left. Within minutes, a little boy came up, intentionally ran over the artwork, then stomped back and forth and made footprints all over it. Other kids followed him and did the same thing. They trampled all over an artist’s hard work. It hurt to see someone doing that." Ron Hutchcraft

Ron Hutchcraft Ministries - When Shopping Costs Too Much
He lost an awful lot because he shopped for the advice he wanted to hear and not for the truth. He wanted advice that would reinforce him, not challenge him. He shopped until he got a green light because he had already decided he wouldn’t obey a red light.

Ron Hutchcraft Ministries - How to Beat the Distraction Action
Hebrews 12:1–2 from God's Word says, “Since we are surrounded by such a great cloud of witnesses, let us throw off everything that hinders and the sin that so easily entangles, and let us run with perseverance the race marked out for us. Let us fix our eyes on Jesus, the author and perfecter of our faith.” This passage suggests a word that’s common in modern athletics. You hear this word often: focus.

Ron Hutchcraft Ministries - A Basketful of Earth
According to the Bible, we are all immigrants. Earth is our Ellis Island. We have seventy years here that are just the preparation for billions of years, but the quality of the billions of years is determined by how we live the seventy. If we are just immigrants passing through earth, why are we setting up so much stuff here on Ellis Island? Jesus addresses this issue of accumulation.

Ron Hutchcraft Ministries - Right Answers Under Pressure
We all know the feeling of the Jeopardy contestants. We’ve been in a conversation with our boss or our parents, we’ve dealt with one of our children on a key issue, we’ve tried to speak to a friend about the Lord, and the right answer is really important.