Monthly Archives: October 2012

The presence of prayer

“Be on your guard and stay awake. Your enemy, the devil, is like a roaring lion, sneaking around to find someone to attack.  But you must resist the devil and stay strong in your faith. You know that all over … Continue reading

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Surviving Life’s Storms

“For it is by grace you have been saved, through faith—and this is not from yourselves, it is the gift of God—  not by works, so that no one can boast.”        Ephesians 2:8-9 NIV We can prepare for some things … Continue reading

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Giving our all – Monday Moments with God

And so, dear brothers and sisters, I plead with you to give your bodies to God because of all he has done for you. Let them be a living and holy sacrifice—the kind he will find acceptable. This is truly … Continue reading

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Songs of the heart

“Tell of your joy to each other by singing the Songs of David and church songs. Sing in your heart to the Lord. Always give thanks for all things to God the Father in the name of our Lord Jesus … Continue reading

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Too soon old, too late smart

The Pennsylvania Dutch have a saying – “We grow too soon old and too late smart.” The older I get, the more I laugh about that because it does seem to be true. Have you ever watched kids as they grow … Continue reading

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How much can you carry?

“Carry each other’s burdens and so you will fulfill the law of Christ.”        Galatians 6:2 CEB Missionaries who do Bible translation work have an interesting job.  In many cases, they have to create a written alphabet for a language that … Continue reading

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Monday Moments with God

We all need affirmations – to know we’re loved when we feel unloveable, to know the Lord carries us when we feel too weak to go on, or to feel the strength of his grip when  we feel like we’re … Continue reading

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