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Lord, our hope is in You!

Lord, our hope is in You! “She will give birth to a Son, and you are to give Him the name Jesus, because He will save His people from their sins” (Matt 1:21)   Jesus is coming again!  I love Advent!  The liturgical season of Advent focuses on a time of spiritual preparation before Christmas. The...
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Thursday, December 07, 2017

Soldiers of Christ are needed!

Soldiers of Christ are needed! “Finally, brothers and sisters, whatever is true, whatever is noble, whatever is right, whatever is pure, whatever is lovely, whatever is admirable—if anything is excellent or praiseworthy—think about such things.  Whatever you have learned or received or heard from me, or se...
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Tuesday, November 21, 2017

Good News in the presence of Jesus

Good News in the presence of Jesus “What we have seen and heard we proclaim to you also, so that you too may have fellowship with us; and indeed our fellowship is with the Father, and with His Son Jesus Christ.  These things we write, so that our joy may be made complete.” –1 Jn 1:3-4  ...
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Wednesday, November 15, 2017

A Plan of Loving Goodness....

A Plan of Loving Goodness.... “There is an appointed time for everything.  And there is a time for every event under heaven.” –Ecclesiastes 3:1   Our God, who made heaven and earth, is in control even in disordered times. This passage in Scripture about an appointed time for everything on earth is no...
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Thursday, October 26, 2017

Our Journey of Faith

Our Journey of Faith “They devoted themselves to the apostles’ teaching and to fellowship, to the breaking of bread and to prayer.” –Acts 2:42   Fellowship in the Body of Christ is the most important practice in our culture today!  Since the first Pentecost, by the power of the Holy Sp...
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Thursday, October 12, 2017

On the witness of a generous giver

On the witness of a generous giver “From everyone to whom much is given, much will be required, and from the one to whom much has been entrusted even more will be demanded.” –Luke 12:48   Our words and actions affect other people!  In reality, we are either an adverse or positive influence.  Knowledg...
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Thursday, September 21, 2017

The gift of family

The gift of family  “We love because he first loved us!” – 1 John 4:19      God’s greatest gift to humanity is a healthy, happy family!  It is the ultimate community God chooses for us – gives strength, helps us heal, and provides all that is necessary for peace...
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Thursday, September 07, 2017

Hope for the journey

Hope for the journey What does the Lord need from us?   “You have been told, O mortal, what is good, and what the Lord requires of you; only to do justice and to love goodness, and to walk humbly with your God” (Micah 6:8).   The way we live should connect with the deeper sense of God’s purp...
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Thursday, August 24, 2017

The breath of life

The breath of life “And let us not grow weary of doing good, for in due season we will reap, if we do not give up” (Galatians 6:9). Our world is very troubled, and the coping skills for real problem solving are in crisis as well.  There are many different ways to tackle the challenges of life, especi...
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Thursday, August 10, 2017

Love beyond words

Love beyond words “A voice is calling, ‘Clear the way for the LORD in the wilderness; make smooth in the desert a highway for our God’” (Isaiah 40:3).   This “voice” was prophesied in the Old Testament by Isaiah and foretold through John the Baptist in the New Testament....
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Thursday, July 27, 2017