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There Will Come A Time …

“Blessed are those who are persecuted for righteousness’ sake, For theirs is the kingdom of heaven.” (Matthew 5:10, NKJV)   We are truly living in volatile and unsettling times from numerous perspectives. Questions are being asked … thoughts are being formed … contingency plans are in the process of being formulated. How do we talk […]

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A Living Letter of Faith … In Real-Time

  “Clearly, you are a letter from Christ showing the result of our ministry among you.  This “letter” is written not with pen and ink, but with the Spirit of the living God.  It is carved not on tablets of stone, but on human hearts.”  (2 Corinthians 3:3, NLT) Technology has made our lives in […]

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Visible and Radiant, Yes or No?

“You are the light of the world.  A city that is set on a hill cannot be hidden.  Nor do they light a lamp and put it under a basket, but on a lampstand, and it gives light to all who are in the house.  Let your light so shine before men, that they may […]

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Drawing Nearer … Or Pushing Back

“Now the Spirit of God came upon Azariah the son of Oded.  And he went out to meet Asa, and said to him: ‘Hear me, Asa, and all Judah and Benjamin.  The Lord is with you while you are with Him.  If you seek Him, He will be found by you; but if you forsake […]

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When A Picture Is Worth A Thousand Words

“These things I have spoken to you, that in Me you may have peace.  In the world you will have tribulation, but be of good cheer, I have overcome the world.” (John 16:33, NKJV) I came across this portrait several years ago … and it has found a treasured place in my heart! The artist’s […]

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Having A Teachable Spirit

“Good and upright is the Lord, Therefore He teaches sinners in the way.  The humble He guides to justice, And the humble He teaches His way.  All the paths of the Lord are mercy and truth, To such as keep His covenant and His testimonies.” (Psalms 25:8-10, NKJV) Being teachable is one of those rare […]

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When We Are Praying For Others …

“We give thanks to God always for you all, making mention of you in our prayers” (1 Thessalonians 1:2) Just hearing the words spoken to us “I am praying for you …” can be a great comfort … even to the point of reassurance in knowing that someone is remembering us and taking our name […]

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A Needed Reassurance …

“John, to the seven churches which are in Asia:  Grace to you and peace from Him who is and who was and who is to come, and from the seven Spirits who are before His throne, and from Jesus Christ, the faithful witness, the firstborn from the dead, and the ruler over the kings of […]

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When I Am More Like Elisha’s Servant …

  “And Elisha prayed, and said, “Lord, I pray, open his eyes that he may see.” Then the Lord opened the eyes of the young man, and he saw.  And behold, the mountain was full of horses and chariots of fire all around Elisha.” (2 Kings 6:17, NKJV) Our gracious and loving Heavenly Father, because […]

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Walking with God …

Last week we talked about walking closer with God…how are you doing with that this week?  We included in our post one of my favorite verses Psalm 119:105 “Your word is a lamp to my feet and a light to my path.” Are you letting the light of God’s word lead you this week? I pray you […]

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