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“No More of This!”

As Christians, we recognize the authority and power in Jesus’ words… “By the word of the Lord the heavens were made, and by the breath of His mouth all their host.  He gathers the waters of the sea as a … Continue reading

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As Christians and Citizens…

There is a political furor in the United States right now—lots of accusing, finger pointing, and outrage.  As Christians, we recognize that outrage can be useful for good, energizing us to, with wisdom, effectively address difficult situations; or anger can … Continue reading

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Graceful

When I hear the word “graceful”, I envisage someone who is elegant, one who carries him or herself with a flowing, poised bearing.  Someone much different from myself, who tends to trip over my own feet and snort when I … Continue reading

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No Time for Complacency!

I mentioned to a friend not long ago that it appears the conflicts in the Middle East are increasing and intensifying.  Her response was that the violence in that region is nothing new—things have always been like this.  After the … Continue reading

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United in Prayer

Today (May 3, 2018) is the National Day of Prayer in the U.S.  The good thing is that God’s people, His church, do not have national boundaries in the spiritual realm, and anyone in any country can participate—prayer is not … Continue reading

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A Cold Heart

I think most people are familiar with the story of Solomon and the moment of intense foreboding when he called for his sword, declaring that he would divide an infant in half to settle an argument between two women: “Then … Continue reading

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An Opportunist

Not long ago, I read an account of a young man who, at a younger age, made a costly error in judgment.  Though he received forgiveness from God and his Christian parents, he still was plagued with a sense of … Continue reading

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