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When to resist

If you spend any time on social media, you can’t avoid the hashtag #RESIST, the slogan of the people who are unwilling to accept the results of our country’s election and the peaceful transfer of power. Those in this movement … Continue reading

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I lift up my eyes to The Hill?

I lift up my eyes to the hills — where does my help come from? My help comes from the LORD, the Maker of heaven and earth. indeed, he who watches over Israel will neither slumber nor sleep. – Psalm … Continue reading

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The Reason for the Season

Luke 2 Contemporary English Version (CEV) The Birth of Jesus 2 About that time Emperor Augustus gave orders for the names of all the people to be listed in record books.[a] 2 These first records were made when Quirinius was governor of … Continue reading

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Enough doom and gloom

The Old Testament prophets are famous for bringing bad news. Even today, you sometimes hear someone chastise a pessimist by saying, “Don’t be such a Jeremiah!” because a constant diet of bad news wears us down. That’s where many of … Continue reading

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A house divided

It is generally acknowledged that our country is more divided today than at any time in our history. Unfortunately, this division is reflected in the Body of Christ, the Church, as well. This is not surprising, considering the Church is … Continue reading

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What have I done to deserve this?

With our culture in chaos and our foundational truths under attack, it is common to hear Christians speaking of God lifting His hand from our land in response to our sinfulness. There is certainly Biblical support for this idea, but many believers, … Continue reading

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What is a Christian to do in a world gone mad?

Islamic terrorists, insane laws and regulations, unequal justice under those laws and, just this week, racially motivated sniper attacks on the police in Dallas; the world’s gone mad, indeed. Every day, Christians are faced with yet another attack on our faith and … Continue reading

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When the Stones Rain Down

This morning I was reading the inspirational account of the life and death of Stephen (Book of Acts 6 & 7). Stephen was chosen by the twelve apostles to become one of the seven men who would take over the distribution … Continue reading

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The Benefits of a Doubt

This is an Olympic year and, if Jumping to Conclusions or Assuming Hostile Intentions were a new event, the USA would have a lock on the Gold; that is, if our crack team of social justice warriors could resist holding a … Continue reading

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Foolishness or Faith?

A big part of the aging adventure is learning to accept new personal limits. This is a tricky process in light of God’s limitless ability to use our weaknesses for His glory.  While it is important to know when not attempting something is the better option, … Continue reading

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