Tag Archives: Father

Keep In Touch

“But while he was still a long way off, his father saw him and was filled with compassion for him; he ran to his son, threw his arms around him and kissed him.” – Luke 15:20b In recent years, we … Continue reading

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The Powerful Play Goes On

Back during my younger years, I wasn’t much of a reader. In fact, I only read four books when I was a kid. I always thought reading was passive. I had places to go and things to do. Even in … Continue reading

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________ 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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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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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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By Name

    But now, thus says the LORD, who created you, O Jacob, And He who formed you, O Israel: “Fear not, for I have redeemed you; I have called you by your name; You are Mine. – Isaiah 43:1 … 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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Counting Sheep

“I am the good shepherd; I know my sheep and my sheep know me— just as the Father knows me and I know the Father—and I lay down my life for the sheep. – John 10:14-15 I have been blessed … Continue reading

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Fishing with Dad

The father of a righteous man has great joy; he who has a wise son delights in him. – Proverbs 23:24 It’s Father’s Day weekend, so I decided the best way to celebrate the occasion would be to spend time … Continue reading

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Trust Issues

Blessed is the man who trusts in the Lord, and whose hope is the Lord. For he shall be like a tree planted by the waters, which spreads out its roots by the river, and will not fear when heat … Continue reading

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