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Teach Me Your Way

The psalmist David wrote, “Teach me your way, O Lord, and I will walk in your truth”. Psalm 86:11 As I read this passage of the Bible, it seems that David keeps asking God to “hear his prayer.” A simple prayer – one with a heart of emotional need and apparent surrender. We know David […]

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Your Choice

“We all have wandered away like sheep, each of us has gone his own way.” Isaiah 53:6 Ever heard this one, How could a loving God send people to hell? To ask that question shows that you have two misconceptions. First, God does not “send” people to hell. He simply honors their choice. Hell is […]

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Living in the World

C. S. Lewis said, “I​ have found a desire within myself that no experience in this world can satisfy; the most probable explanation is that I was made for another world.”​ ​​I sometimes make the assumption that I should be satisfied with this life. Don’t get me wrong…I love my life. I’m glad I’m married […]

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Life’s Journey

“What we see will last only a short time, but what we cannot see will last forever.” 2 Corinthians 4:18 For some of us, the journey has already been long. Maybe for you very long, and stormy. In no way would I try to minimize the difficulties that you have had to face along the […]

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Thank You God

“I have learned the secret of being happy at any time in everything that happens.” Philippians 4:12 See the apostle Paul sitting in his prison cell. Notice that he’s bent over and looks frail as he is shackled to the arm of a Roman guard. The apostle of God doesn’t look like greatness. He is […]

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Choose to Trust Him

Don’t you wish you understood all that God asked of you before it cost you anything? I sure do; but He’s God, and I’m not. God has asked significant things of you and I that we may not fully grasp. Maybe things are never made clear except that He asks of our obedience. Every human […]

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Courage in Grace

“I was given mercy so that in me, the worst of sinners, Christ Jesus could show that He has patience without limit.” 1 Timothy 1:16 During the early days of the Civil War, a Union soldier was arrested on charges of desertion. Unable to prove his innocence, he was condemned and sentenced to die a […]

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Keep Unity

“May the Lord lead your hearts into God’s love and Christ’s patience.” 2 Thessalonians 3:5 “All people will know that you are My followers if you love each other.” John 13:35 Think about it, could unity be the key to reaching the world for Christ? If unity is the key to evangelism, shouldn’t it be […]

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How Long?

“Our days on earth are like a shadow.” 1 Chron. 29:15 The God who lives forever has placed Himself at the head of a band of pilgrims who continually ask “how long?”. “How long O Lord? How long?” Ps. 89:46 We ask, “How long must I endure this sickness?” “How long must I endure this […]

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Straight Lines of Grace

In the book of Acts, there is a story about a guy named John Mark. Maybe you can relate. John Mark had gone with Paul and Barnabas on a mission trip. When things got tough, he chickened out and went back home. Around comes another trip and John Mark is excited to go again but […]