Withstanding Compromise

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We must not think the way worldly people want us to think. We must not act the way worldly people want us to act. Read more

The “I” of Me

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Have you ever written a personal letter and, when completed, looked at the entirety of your message? How many paragraphs start with “I”? Read more


horse race

When we read our Bibles, we often focus on the miracles which Jesus performed during His earthly ministry, and that’s good. It’s also vital for us to know that Jesus understands our difficulties and our hurt. Read more

God loves you no less

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This crushing financial event in my life is why I relate so strongly to King Hezekiah’s actions when an invading force conspired to crush him and all of Judah. Read more

You Need a Log

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Immediately all of the Debbie Downers began complaining. Wow, if you’ve ever been in a leadership role of any kind, you know how “helpful” whining and complaining is to solving problems! Read more


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As Christians, we rightly focus on Jesus as our Redeemer. However, the victory Jesus won through His birth, sinless life, death, burial, and resurrection is even more significant than just the salvation available to us through Him. Read more


Rusted old car in the woods

Evil can be compared to rust on an iron nail. Just as iron rust can’t exist without iron so the corruption of evil can’t exist without good. Read more

My Stress

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even to your old age I am he,
and to gray hairs I will carry you.
I have made, and I will bear;
I will carry and will save. Read more

The Fifth Sparrow


Luke 12:6 (NIV), “Are not five sparrows sold for two pennies? Yet not one of them is forgotten by God.” Read more

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