Monthly Archives: September 2012

What’s the point?

Preaching about the cross sounds foolish to those who are dying in sin. But it is the power of God to those of us who are being saved from the punishment of sin.  1 Corinthians 1:18  NLV Could you devote … Continue reading

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Kraut in the crock – NOT!

“But first, be concerned about his kingdom and what has his approval. Then all these things will be provided for you.”        Matthew 6:33 GW While  talking with a friend the other day, I learned that his wife wanted to make … Continue reading

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Teaching children to give….

Those who attend Gospel Tabernacle will remember our granddaughter Eve. Recently she heard about a project her denomination supports – building fresh water drinking wells in Myanmar to promote Christ – the Living Water. She had the idea to help raise … Continue reading

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Building trust through the little things in life

“So do not throw away this confident trust in the Lord. Remember the great reward it brings you!  Patient endurance is what you need now, so that you will continue to do God’s will. Then you will receive all that … Continue reading

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Butterfly dreams

God is calling us to grow and change– yes, each of us! You may think you’re pretty good as you are, but the truth is that there are areas in each of our lives which need to change. He sees … Continue reading

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How many apples?

“I am the vine, and you are the branches. If you stay joined to me, and I to you, you will produce plenty of fruit. But separated from me you won’t be able to do anything.” John 15:5 ERV In … Continue reading

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Living wisely…

So be careful how you live. Don’t live like fools, but like those who are wise. Make the most of every opportunity in these evil days. Ephesians 5:15-16 NLT Did you know that a recent government study estimated  that about … Continue reading

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Thinnk Big!

If we could understand everything God does, then He’d have to be a small god–small enough to fit in our little minds.” ~ Randy Alcorn ~ My youngest daughter was fifteen when she came to me and said, “Mom, I … Continue reading

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Spinning in circles

“May you always be joyful in your union with the Lord. I say it again: rejoice!”        Philippians 4:4 GNT Eggo is a 10 year old Chihuahua who belongs to our daughter, but we offered to keep her when our daughter moved … Continue reading

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Reducing spiritual “eye-strain”

“I look up to the hills, but where will my help really come from?  My help will come from the LORD, the Creator of heaven and earth.”        Psalm 121:1-2 ERV As a writer, I spend several hours each day in … Continue reading

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