Tag Archives: Faith

________ Bless America

Listen, my sons, to a father’s instruction; pay attention and gain understanding. – Proverbs 4:1 When I was four years old my family took a vacation to visit relatives in Colorado. Being very young, I don’t remember all of the … Continue reading

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Nowhere Else to Go

Peace I leave with you; my peace I give to you. Not as the world gives do I give to you. Let not your hearts be troubled, neither let them be afraid. John 14:27 As a student of history and … Continue reading

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Mr. Irrelevant

“For we are his workmanship, created in Christ Jesus for good works, which God prepared beforehand, that we should walk in them.” – Ephesians 2:10 April showers may bring May’s flowers, but for a true football fan, this time of … Continue reading

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Killed Them With Their Love

It wasn’t until recently that I watched the movie The Green Mile. This 1999 drama set on a Louisiana death row had long been on my list of movies I’ve wanted to see but just never had the chance. Having … Continue reading

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A Fingertip Away

If any of you lacks wisdom, let him ask God, who gives generously to all without reproach, and it will be given him. James 1:5 Ten seconds left in the game. The score is tied at 72 apiece. Michigan defends … Continue reading

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Consuming Fire

Therefore, since we are receiving a kingdom that cannot be shaken, let us be thankful, and so worship God acceptably with reverence and awe, for our “God is a consuming fire.” – Hebrews 12:28-29 For anyone who has ever experienced … Continue reading

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Get Busy

Seek the Lord and His strength; seek His presence continually! – 1 Chronicles 16:11 Twenty years ago, The Shawshank Redemption introduced us to Andy Dufresne and Ellis Boyd Redding; two convicts serving life sentences for murder in Shawshank Prison. As … Continue reading

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The Very Least

Truly I tell you, whatever you did for one of the least of these brothers and sisters of mine, you did for me.” – Matthew 25:40 This afternoon as I prepared to eat my lunch at work, a co-worker shared … Continue reading

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Unhindered

“When Jesus saw this, he was indignant. He said to them, “Let the little children come to me, and do not hinder them, for the kingdom of God belongs to such as these.’” – Mark 10:14 Every morning I am … Continue reading

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No Doubt

If any of you lacks wisdom, you should ask God, who gives generously to all without finding fault, and it will be given to you. But when you ask, you must believe and not doubt, because the one who doubts … Continue reading

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