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Exiled at Home: COVID-19 Quarantine

“Peter, an apostle of Jesus Christ, To the pilgrims of the Dispersion in Pontus, Galatia, Cappadocia, Asia, and Bithynia, elect according to the foreknowledge of God the Father, in sanctification of the Spirit, for obedience and sprinkling of the blood … Continue reading

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Do Your Part: STAY INSIDE

“Come, my people, enter your chambers, And shut your doors behind you; Hide yourself, as it were, for a little moment, Until the indignation is past.” – Isa. 26:20 The Coronavirus is nothing compared to the Angel of Death appointed by God … Continue reading

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Enriched In Everything By Him

“that you were enriched in everything by Him in all utterance and all knowledge,” – 1 Cor. 1:5 Everything is enriched by Jesus. Everything is improved, enhanced, upgraded, sweetened, and adorned by the Son of Man. Without Him, everything is … Continue reading

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All Godly Will Suffer

“Yes, and all who desire to live godly in Christ Jesus will suffer persecution.” – 2 Tim. 3:12 This is not an isolated concept found in just one verse. Also note: Rom. 8:16-18; Eph. 5:11-12; Phil. 1:29; 2 Thes. 1:5; … Continue reading

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Insights from Proverbs 18

Insights from Proverbs 18 for the 18th: “The name of the Lord is a strong tower; The righteous run to it & are safe (v.10).” I have become increasingly sensitive to taking the Lord’s name in vain. Our culture is … Continue reading

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Insights from Proverbs 8 & 9

Insights from Proverbs 8 & 9 for the 8th & 9th: Combining chapters 8 & 9 worked out for me not only because of the Sabbath, but also because these two Proverbs sort of go together; one is about Wisdom & … Continue reading

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Why Are Churches Dying?

Churches are dying. Some are thriving, but the overwhelming majority are not. Attendance is dwindling. Most are hanging on by a thread. Many will have to shut their doors in as little as one generation. A lot of this is because we … Continue reading

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Please Take Jesus Personally

How many times have you been told, “now, don’t take this personally, but…”? Well, I want you to take this personally: Jesus is THE ONLY WAY to God. The postmodern ear may bristle at that, but that doesn’t make it … Continue reading

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Christians Are Like Tea Bags

I heard this saying attributed to either Chip Ingram or Greg Laurie: “Christians are like TEA BAGS; you don’t know what they’re made of until you put them in hot water.” Isn’t that about the truth! Is the heat being turned … Continue reading

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Do & Teach; The Holy Knot

My mom is a retired educator. My wife is an educator in a family of educators. So, I know firsthand the real life of teachers: the extra hours, the out of pocket expense, and the grading papers late at night. They … Continue reading

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