Don’t Think About it

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“Finally, brothers, whatever is true, whatever is honorable, whatever is just, whatever is pure, whatever is lovely, whatever is commendable, if there is any excellence, if there is anything worthy of praise, think about these things.”Philippians 4:8 As the New Year begins, people make

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Fix Your Eyes on Jesus

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“May He enlighten the eyes of your mind so that you can see what hope His call holds for you.” Ephesians 1:18 (NIV) What [does] it mean to be just like Jesus? The world has never known a heart so pure, a character so flawless. His spiritual hearing was so keen he never missed a […]

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God’s Timeless Gift

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“Your word is a lamp for my feet, a light on my path” Psalm 119:105 Every New Year, like many other believers, I reflect on God’s precious promises and provisions. For me, a recurring New Year’s rite of passage is re-evaluating my personal faith walk. Usually, after prayerful meditation, I

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Whatever You Do

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“Whatever you do, whether in word or deed, do it all in the name of the Lord Jesus, giving thanks to God the Father through Him.”Colossians 3:17 Thoughts on today’s verse Everything! All! No matter what we say, no matter what we do, it is to be offered as a gift of thanks to God […]

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Life’s Greatest Investments

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“And everyone who has left houses or brothers or sisters or father or mother or wife or children or lands, for My name’s sake, shall receive a hundredfold, and inherit eternal life.” Matthew 19:29 (NKJV) I can tell you on the authority of God’s Word and from personal experience and observation

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The Mystery of Christmas

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“I believe! Help me with my doubts.” Mark 9:24 (The Message) A good mystery writer leaves the reader panting for more. Works of Dostoevsky, Christie, Sayers, Eco and others fly off library and bookstores shelves faster than they can be replaced. These writers have learned how to introduce and

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Whose Approval are You Living For?

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Whose Approval are You Living For? “I am not trying to do what I want, but only what [my Father] who sent me wants” John 5:30(GNT) You can’t please everyone. It’s one of the great truths of life. If you haven’t learned it yet, you’ll struggle with stress for the rest of your life. If […]

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Delight in God

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“Delight yourself in the Lord.” Psalm 37:4 The teaching of these words must seem surprising to those who have never known real godliness, but to the sincere believer they only restate a recognized and profound truth. The life of the believer is described as a “delight” in God, and therefore

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Finding Treasures

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“if you call out for insight and cry aloud for understanding, and if you look for it as for silver and search for it as for hidden treasure, then you will understand the fear of the Lord and find the knowledge of God”. (Proverbs 2:3-5) Time just seems to stand still when I am with […]

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Brokenness as a Good Thing

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“Let me hear joy and gladness; let the bones you have crushed rejoice.”Psalm 51:8 (NIV) In the school of Christ, brokenness is a good thing. Here’s why: It’s impossible to become intimate with God unless we are broken of our independence, broken of our pride, and broken of our insistence that

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Painful Memories

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“That I may know Him and the power of His resurrection and the fellowship of His suffering” Philippians 3:10 How are you doing today? Is everything in your life great right now or are you suffering? Painful memories?  I can relate. Life’s journey can be painful some times. We all wish we could

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Your Father’s Heart Longs for You

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“The Lord your God is with you, he is mighty to save. He will take great delight in you, he will quiet you with his love, he will rejoice over you with singing” Zephaniah 3:17  “The Lord Your God is in the midst of you, a mighty One, a Savior—who saves! He will rejoice over […]

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Cheap Talk

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“Let no corrupt communication proceed out of your mouth, but that which is good to the use of edifying, that it may minister grace unto the hearers.”  Ephesians 4:29 It was a big billboard that caught my attention nearly a half mile away. It said: TALK IS CHEAP: SEE OUR RESULTS. What a message!

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How Does God’s Grace Get You Through?

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How Does God’s Grace Get You Through? “My purpose in writing is to encourage you and assure you that what you are experiencing is truly part of God’s grace for you. Stand firm in this grace”  1 Peter 5:12 (NLT). We face many pitfalls in the marathon of life. But regardless of what you go […]

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God’s Competence in Clay Pots

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God’s Competence in Clay Pots Hear God’s Word for you in 2 Corinthians 4:7. “But we have this treasure in jars of clay to show that this all-surpassing power is from God and not from us.“ Your Father wants you to be completely whole in belonging and worth, in identity and legitimacy. Be blessed

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We will not Fear

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“God is our refuge and strength, a very present help in trouble. Therefore, we will not fear, even though the earth be removed, and though the mountains be carried into the midst of the sea.” Psalm 46:1,2 (NKJV) Living near one of the most majestic mountains of the Cascade range, I am

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Do You Want Control or Freedom?

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Control. I hear this word too often in discussions as I sit in circles of chairs or sit around tables in Bible studies, and the other word I am hearing too often is perfection. Yet, from the same group, the same mouths, I hear these other words…anxiety, stress, fear, and exhaustion. I don’t

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Four Steps to Stop Worry

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Four Steps to Stop Worry “Give all your worries and cares to God, for he cares about you”1 Peter 5:7  (NLT, 2nd edition). It takes more than willpower to stop worrying. You already know that, because you’ve already tried it. You’ve thought, “I shouldn’t worry about this,” and yet you just keep

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Worry Beads

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“Therefore do not worry, saying, ‘What shall we eat?’ or ‘What shall we drink?’ or ‘What shall we wear?’ For after all these things the Gentiles seek. For your heavenly Father knows that you need all these things.  But seek first the kingdom of God and His righteousness, and all these things

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He Knows Your Needs

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Jesus calls us to calmness with this challenge from Matthew 6:32-33. “Your heavenly Father already knows all your needs. Seek the Kingdom of God above all else, and live righteously, and he will give you everything you need.” Seek first the kingdom of wealth, and you’ll worry over every dollar.

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