Monthly Archives: March 2012

Thirty seconds says it all…

“There is one God and one mediator so that human beings can reach God. That way is through Christ Jesus, who is himself human.  He gave himself as a payment to free all people. He is proof that came at … Continue reading

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Rock-Solid Promises

“My deliverance and glory depend on God. God is my strong rock. My refuge is in God.”        Psalm 62:7 CEB My granddaughter, Abby, is a rock collector. Any time she visits, we find piles of rocks littering the sidewalk where … Continue reading

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What’s your story?

“Instead, you must worship Christ as Lord of your life. And if someone asks about your Christian hope, always be ready to explain it.”        1 Peter 3:15 NLT What is the first thing you think of when  you hear the … Continue reading

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Live Dead

There’s far more to this life than trusting in Christ. There’s also suffering for him. And the suffering is as much a gift as the trusting. Philippians 1:29 MSG A year ago, several African church leaders committed to take the … Continue reading

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The Pygmalion Effect

“Blessed is the one who perseveres under trial because, having stood the test, that person will receive the crown of life that the Lord has promised to those who love him.”        James 1:12 NIV Do  you have a favorite teacher? … Continue reading

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Tailor-made

“Be strong with the Lord’s strength.  Put on the things God gives you to fight with. Then you will not fall into the traps of the devil.”        Ephesians 6:10-11 NLV “I’ll fight Goliath.” David, a young shepherd boy, volunteered to … Continue reading

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Down the lazy river

“But blessed are those who trust in the LORD and have made the LORD their hope and confidence.  They are like trees planted along a riverbank, with roots that reach deep into the water. Such trees are not bothered by … Continue reading

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