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I Mean You No Harm

Talk about a movie phrase.  I don't think I've ever heard anyone actually say "I mean you no harm" in real life before.  It's a phrase devised by Hollywood script writers and is analogous to "I come in peace" (also a phrase I have not heard in real life). With the way our world and our nation … [Read More...]

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Whose Power?

What kind of music listener are you?  Are you more of a left-brain, analytical listener who primarily focuses on the words and lyrics of a song?  Or are you more of … [Read More...]

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The Hopeful And Persistent Prayer

Has God ever given you an exclamation point?  Has He ever emphasized something so strongly to you that it was just as if He had sent you a personal message that … [Read More...]

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The Words We Need Most

For just a few moments, I want to talk a little bit about prayer and a lot about encouragement.  We, as believers, need both prayer and encouragement to be spiritually healthy.  Prayer is our line of communication to God through the Holy Spirit and … [Read More...]

Love, Prayer, Forgiveness and Surrender

If we were, just for a moment, to talk about a few of the most powerful actions and ideas available to us then my top four would be 1) love in action, 2) prayer, 3) surrender and 4) forgiveness.  In these, Jesus Christ is our model and we can be assured that … [Read More...]

The Choice Between Vision And Blindness

Hopefully by the time that you read this today you will have eaten a meal.  Can I ask you a silly question?  Why did you do it?  Why did you eat or drink what you did?  My guess is, it was because you were hungry and thirsty and your body was telling you that … [Read More...]

We Are Temporary, We Are Eternal

As I looked out the window this morning, the sky immediately caught my attention.  Higher up and farther in the distance I could see clear, blue sky with a few fluffy, white clouds.  As I focused on that which was far off, I noticed how beautiful a scene it … [Read More...]

Hope And Blessings In The Darkness

We all find ourselves in dark places from time to time.  Places where answers are hard to find and the future seems uncertain.  In those times our world seems to shake around us and the foundations we have laid for ourselves no longer seem capable or strong … [Read More...]

What Comes Next?

In the last post, we talked about what constitutes a proper memorial for a Christian.  We know that we have the privilege to remember all that God has done for us and then celebrate, rejoice and give thanksgiving to the Lord for his goodness and provision. … [Read More...]