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Finding a Place to Stand in the Earthquake

“The Lord is exalted, for he dwells on high; he will fill Zion with justice and righteousness, and he will be the stability of your times, abundance of salvation, wisdom, and knowledge; the fear of the Lord is Zion’s treasure.” Isaiah 33:5-6 As I read those words this morning one portion stopped me, caught my […]

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Imitate God

“Imitate God, therefore, in everything you do, because you are his dear children. Live a life filled with love, following the example of Christ. He loved us and offered himself as a sacrifice for us, a pleasing aroma to God.”   As a dad I look back on years when I was keenly aware that my son […]

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Joy is a Choice of My Behavior

Joy is a Choice of My Behavior Week 4 So many things are out of reach as well as out of our ability to control, but our behavior, that’s not one of those things. When we are choosing joy, we need to realize that what we say, think, do as well as how we treat […]

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Joy is a Condition of my Heart

Joy is a Condition of my Heart Week 3 Before this study, have you ever really thought about joy being a heart matter? In our day to day life, there are so many uncertain things, uncontrollable things and scary things.  Those are the kinds of conditions that we simply have no control over.  The condition […]

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Joy is a Conviction of my Mind

Joy is a Conviction of My Mind Week 2 Welcome to another week of Choosing Joy. This week we’ve taken a deep look into our own heart and mind.  If we are honest, it’s not always pretty there is it? I love the verses found in 1 Thes 5:16-18 because they are crucial to the […]

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Joy is my Inheritance

Joy is my Inheritance What an exciting introduction to Choosing Joy by Kay Warren!  Have you ever taken time to ponder the thought that Joy IS our inheritance?  Pure joy as we walk the streets of gold, as we live in mansions prepared for us, as we finally see our Savior face to face?  That […]

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Choose Joy Bible Study

I’m personally inviting you to this Choose Joy Bible Study. If you don’t have the book, I encourage you to hop on Amazon and get a copy or head over to your local Christian Bookstore and grab one there.   I’m so excited about this 4 Week Bible Study!  Joy doesn’t come easy for many of […]

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Prayer Works

We see example after example in the Bible where people went to God in prayer and had miraculous prayers answered, yet we doubt that God can still do that today. God is the same as He was then. Put Verses about Prayer throughout your home.  Commit them to memory and you’ll have them at a […]

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The Smell Of Smoke

Have you ever sat by a campfire and found, that even hours later, the smell of smoke had permeated your clothes?  It lingers, it clings and others can smell it too. Often, as I live in a world that reminds me of Sodom and Gomorrah, I’m aware that the smell of the culture has clung […]

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The Most High God

“Praise be to the name of God for ever and ever;     wisdom and power are his. He changes times and seasons;     he deposes kings and raises up others. He gives wisdom to the wise     and knowledge to the discerning. He reveals deep and hidden things;     he knows what lies in darkness,     and light dwells […]

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Are You “Walking on Eggshells” in Your Marriage?

I remember the first time a friend took advantage of me. We were sitting in the theater, around age nine, and I had a box of Junior Mints. Because of the noise involved in opening and dumping the candy out, I had most of the box contents poured out onto my palm. As I sat […]

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Suicide

This morning a friend asked me to address suicide and my thoughts on this topic. It’s a very personal topic for me. My niece took her life several years ago and the thoughts of her are still near to all of us.  Suicide leaves questions for those have chosen it and for us left behind. […]

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The Key To Everything

Christ is the key that unlocks the mystery of history. Poetic, isn’t it? The quote above, in part, is from a German theologian.  After writing more than 17,000 pages on the Bible and Christ these are his concluding thoughts. The key to everything is Jesus Christ.  If you leave him out the box remains locked, […]

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The Precipice

Having known TC Avey via Social Media (@TCAvey1 on Twitter) for several years now, reading her blog and interacting with her socially, I was very excited to find out she was writing a book.  I was gifted a copy of The Precipice: When Everything We Know Ends in exchange for an honest review. I read […]

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19 Verses of Hope

  As you Pin these verses, Mark these verses in your Bible and share them with others that are hurting or are in need, our prayer is that your heart is reminded that there is always Hope in Christ.                                  […]

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And Others….

Faith is an essential part of the Christian life.  We came to God by faith, we live by faith, all we have is the result of faith. Faith in God is at the very heart of the Christian experience. There is a chapter in the bible that speaks exclusively of men and women who lived […]

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God Fashioned

  God Fashioned by Author and Biblical Life Coach Bridget Haymond  Is a remarkable daily devotional divided into 10 weeks that covers various topics to help you clearly see that you were fashioned by God for more than you could have ever imagined. In this crazy world we live in you are easily reminded of your […]

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Verses on Comfort

  Sometimes when our heart is in so much pain we can’t think of verses that will bring comfort.  Bookmark this page, print out these verses and keep them in your Bible or pin this page.  Whatever you need to do to help keep the verse handy. Psalm 23:4 – Even though I walk through the […]

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Week 5 Bible in 90 Days

  We’ve come a long way through our Bible! I’ve enjoyed getting to know old characters again, being reminded that even though many failed and failed BIG that they were still mightly used by the Lord because they were willing to be used.  I’ve enjoyed hearing many, many times – do not be afraid, do […]

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Week 4 Bible in 90 Days

  As we near completing our first month of Bible reading, I’m excited that this goal is actually possible.  I’m still a little behind, but working diligently to catch up.   I hope that you are still on track and are enjoying your journey.  If you are behind, still work on it.  Think about it…how bad […]

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Encouraging Bible Verses

                                                   

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Week 3 Bible in 90 Days

  Starting Week 3 of our Journey through the Bible.  I have to confess, this is quite the challenge.  Of course everything has gotten busier to the Nth degree and reading 12 pages a day is difficult.  I have been reading everyday, but I must confess….I am behind.  I will be caught up by the […]

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Week 2 Bible in 90 Days

  Wow, what an exciting week we’ve had so far! I’m glad that you are along with me on this journey! Here is the main landing page for our study The Bible in 90 Days.  It has all of the links of the various resources and will have each week linked to it at the […]

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Week 1 Bible in 90 Days

  Thank you for joining me on this journey through the Bible in 90 days.  I hope that you are excited and as we near the end, that you’ll be thrilled to have made your way through the Bible from cover to cover.   I’m so excited! I have a lot of resources for you to […]

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Bible in 90 Days Study

  The Bible in 90 Days  I’ve done this study a few years back and wanted to do it again with you! Many feel you can’t “get anything” when you read through the Bible in this fashion, but I submit to you God Promised HIS Word will NOT return void.  So, what do you have […]