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MAR
06

The psalmist declared in Psalm 119:105, “Thy word is a lamp unto my feet, and a light unto my path.”  One of the synonyms for God’s Word is “light” in the Scriptures.  Light dispels darkness.  Light reveals what is ahead.  Light directs our steps. We may not have all the details of the path just … Read More

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FEB
13

If there is one dominant character trait of Jesus Christ, it is His humility. You see it in every area of His life, from the manger to the cross. Every step our Lord took was in perfect submission to His Father and in the role of a servant. Someone once said that if you think … Read More

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JAN
28

Look, if someone tries to tell you that they don’t have a problem with materialism, I suggest you smile politely and walk away. It’s like saying, “I don’t think I have a problem with pride.” Sorry, but it just “ain’t” so and you just proved it. Americans are probably the worse. Assuming that Christians are … Read More

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JAN
23

Parenting: it can bring about so much joy, fulfillment, and blessing in life, yet it has the uncanny ability to couple those blessings with burdens. So many things are always on your personal to do list plus you must stack on top of those things the many responsibilities that being a parent adds to your … Read More

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JAN
23

The African impala can jump to a height of over 10 feet and cover a distance greater than 30 feet. Yet these magnificent creatures can be kept in an enclosure in any zoo with a three foot wall. Why? The animals will not jump if they cannot see where their feet will fall. They will … Read More

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JAN
12

This January as every January for the past 40 years here at our church is set aside as our Stewardship Emphasis month.  This is the time of the year that we talk about the subject of our stewardship as individual believers and as members of our church. I am afraid that most of us think … Read More

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JAN
10

I have a few favorite scents.  Mainly I love a clean scent or vanilla.  Both of those are favorites for me.  The smell of clean is refreshing and the smell of vanilla is warm and cozy.  John 12:3 tells us of the scent that filled Mary’s home, “then took Mary a pound of ointment of … Read More

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DEC
05

This fall, my husband and I were given a wonderful opportunity. We were asked if we would like to go on a trip to the Holy Land; Israel, God’s land and God’s people. We worked through a couple of conflicts and said, “Yes!” The trip began immediately with wonderful sights, archeological findings and biblical application … Read More

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NOV
21

We are now entering the hustle and bustle of the Thanksgiving and Christmas holidays.  It does seem like only yesterday we were celebrating in 2015.  Time does fly and it has seemed to pick up speed the older I get.  Sometimes I just stop and think, “Where has this day, week, month, or year gone?”  … Read More

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OCT
24

As a young man, I was touched through the truths of Psalm 126:5,6, “They that sow in tears shall reap in joy.  He that goeth forth and weepeth, bearing precious seed, shall doubtless come again with rejoicing, bringing his sheaves with him.”  These verses moved me to be active in the harvest fields of the … Read More