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FAITH or FEAR–Our Choice

Have you been praying for something important that has not yet happened?  Is it starting to worry you that it is either delayed or not going to happen?  If so, we join you because we have been there! OUR STORY[i] Here’s a short story about something we prayed for long term. This prayer request was…

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Mother’s Day–a New Look

In 1914, President Woodrow Wilson established Mother’s Day as a holiday on the second Sunday in May. It was rightful for people like Anna Jarvis of Grafton, West Virginia to begin promoting in 1905 the idea of a holiday for mothers. After all, honoring mothers is in the Bible! In Exodus 20:1-17, Moses revealed the…

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Give Thanks and Bring a Miracle!

Jesus came to the town of Bethany to help his friend, Lazarus. His friend had died four days prior and was in a tomb! Jesus wanted to show another miracle before He went to the cross. He wanted the people to know that the Father had sent Him (John 11:42). He started with a prayer…

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Are you Striving? The Good way?

Have you ever been surprised by an unexpected message in the morning? It happened to me recently as I was reading one of my morning devotionals. In the Brian Simmons’ devotional, “I Hear His Wisper”[i] for March 2nd, the topic of striving was discussed. I believe that the Lord highlighted the word “striving” so that…

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Tear Down those Walls!

There are many surprises, challenges, and difficulties in life that feel like a WALL in front of us. We hope the difficulties will be short-lived. We pray that the future holds something better. Fortunately, our God cares about these walls, as He said to the Prophet Isaiah:         Can’t you see? I have tattooed a…

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The Lord is Your Keeper (Psalm 121:5)

The idea of a new blog came to me in January of 2021, as I was drawn to Psalm 121. Note how the calendar gives us “1” for the month of January and “21” for the new year to form “121!” Other pastors were talking about the importance of scriptures that included the numbers 20…

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God Can Overcome Death!

     “Because of His great love for us, God, who is rich in mercy, made us ALIVE with Christ even when we were dead in transgressions—it is by grace you have been saved! …For it is by grace you have been saved through faith—and this not from yourselves, it is the gift of God (Ephesians…

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WAIT in Expectation

One of the most difficult things in the Christian life is to WAIT on the Lord. Sometimes it seems like forever to see wishes fulfilled. Time is different for the Lord.  One “day” in human time can be hundreds of days in God’s time. However, the Lord is always right on schedule!  How do I…

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Hope Deferred? Don’t Give Up!

Do you have hopes, dreams, goals, or future expectations that are delayed? Have your answers to prayer been deferred?  Many of us struggle to find answers to our hopes and dreams.  The Co-Vid restrictions, business closures, and unknown factors may have delayed a lot of your plans and certainly has for the author of this…

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YOUR CALLING AND THE FUTURE OF THE USA

This Blog continues the discussion of God’s CALLING on your life—with a twist! An important question for all of us is, “Will the future of the USA affect my freedom to pursue my CALLING?” The nation’s handling of the Coved pandemic may dictate some restrictions on our lifestyles. The long-term integrity of the Christian heritage…

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