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ULTIMATE SACRIFICES

May
2019
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“This day shall be for you a memorial day, and you shall keep it as a feast to the LORD; throughout your generations . . .” (Exodus 12:14) The word sacrifice can be defined in many ways. When a major league baseball player personally gets called out but is able to advance a base runnerKeep reading…

JUST SHOW UP

May
2019
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“Do not withhold good from those who deserve it when it’s in your power to help them.”  (Proverbs 3:27) My mother often told the story of her mother’s way of reaching out to others.  When my grandmother heard about someone at the other end of the street who was going through a tough time, sheKeep reading…

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“May you experience the love of Christ, though it is too great to understand fully. Then you will be made complete with all the fullness of life and power that comes from God.” (Ephesians 3:19) In modern society, the concepts of self-image, self-esteem and self-love have become hot topics and the subject of much discussion.Keep reading…

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“A greedy man stirs up strife, but the one who trusts in the Lord will be enriched.” (Proverbs 28:25) As I was conversing with my neighbor, he was telling me about all the outdoor improvement projects he had planned for the warm weather months.  He concluded by stating, “We’re going for the whole nine yards.” Keep reading…

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                           “When you walk through the fire, you will not be burned;                             the flames will not set you ablaze.” (Isaiah 43:2) The famous Notre Dame Cathedral in Paris isKeep reading…

THEN CAME MORNING

Apr
2019
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“In the morning, LORD, you hear my voice; in the morning I lay my requests before you and wait expectantly.” (Psalm 5:3) If a tree falls in the woods and there is no one there to hear it – is there still a sound?  Remember that question you were probably asked and pondered as aKeep reading…

BARGAINING WITH GOD

Apr
2019
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“You would have no power over me if it were not given to you from above . . .” (John 19:11) The practice of bartering has been going on for thousands of years. Each of us most likely did this when we were young, sometimes trading lunch items at school. Even today we occasionally engageKeep reading…