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Colossians 3:12-14 A Fashion Trend That Never Changes

No one who knows me would tell you that I am a fashionista—someone who is on top of all the latest fashion trends—but I do try to wear clothes appropriate for the occasion. Just as I would not wear formal … Continue reading

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Luke 1:39-80 Sharing the Joyful News

I’m not sure exactly when or why it happened, but somehow since the time I was young an overarching societal attitude has changed. So many people today have a feeling of entitlement. I deserve…. Neither Mary nor Elizabeth felt that … Continue reading

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Luke 1:26-38 Mary Gets The News

In last week’s post we learned about Gabriel’s visit to Zechariah. (Luke 1:5-25) Six months after Zechariah’s wife, Elizabeth, conceived the baby who would become the forerunner of Christ (Malachi 3:1), Gabriel visited a young girl named Mary. (Luke 1:26-38) … Continue reading

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Psalm 23 Dumb, Directionless, Defenseless

Today’s post was written by and shared with permission from Tim Challies. ——— Why sheep? Why not cheetahs or wolves or ligers or another animal with a bit of flair, a bit of class? But the Bible tells us often … Continue reading

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Joel 2:25 Looking Forward to 2013

I’m not sure how you feel about saying good-bye to 2012, but many people I know are glad to see it go. Several friends lost family members during the year; three lost their moms and another lost her dad. I … Continue reading

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Luke 15:11-32, Part 1 of 3 The Prodigal Son—Humility

Most people go through a rebellious stage at some point. For many it is in their teenage years, or when they go away to college. It usually represents their fight for independence, or their search for their own identity. The … Continue reading

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Colossians 3:12-14 A Fashion Trend That Never Changes

No one who knows me would tell you that I am a fashionista—someone who is on top of all the latest fashion trends—but I do try to wear clothes appropriate for the occasion. Just as I would not wear formal … Continue reading

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Numbers 6:24-26 When Forgiveness Doesn’t Work

Today’s post was written by Donna L. Watkins. ——— With forgiveness being recommended now even by the medical world, many are looking for specific steps to be used in forgiveness. There are many “techniques” out there and many people have … Continue reading

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Matthew 7:1-2 Judge Not

During a recent discussion on reasons for leaving the church, the subject of judging came up. Some think that people in the church are too judgemental, and others think that we need to stand up for our convictions. Doesn’t the … Continue reading

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Daniel 9:3 Pancakes and Ashes

How many of you had pancakes for supper yesterday? According to Facebook status updates, a lot of my friends did. They all seemed to enjoy eating the pancakes, and the annual societal permission to have breakfast for supper, but I’m … Continue reading

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