The Promise of Spring

Years ago, I lived in Arizona. I never adapted to the climate and I cannot understand the “desert rats” that adore the 118-degree weather. I hated the heat and missed the beauty of tall oak and maple trees. I was born in Michigan and for sixteen years I enjoyed and welcomed each distinct season, especially […]

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A Christian’s Focus

We live in a fallen world. There are temptations and distractions everywhere. Those who think this life is all there is, that there is no afterlife, take advantage of every pleasure and distraction available to them. But the Bible makes it clear that we are to live as aliens in a foreign land. Earth is […]

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The Holy Spirit Nudge

  A nudge from the Holy Spirit is more than mere intuition. It’s the voice of God speaking to us through the Holy Spirit. It’s an invitation to join Him in His redemptive work. This spiritual nudge usually starts off as a feeling. Then, a clear thought or action formulates. The nudge remains steady and […]

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Strong In The Grace Of Christ

    A person with physical strength is greatly admired. Muscular athletes participating in various Olympic events are magnificent to observe. Years are spent training and learning how best to accomplish a specific skill or technique. These athletes rely on their own strength to attain victory. Mental strength is also admired. In the face of […]

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Psalm 23

  Psalm 23 gives us a picture of the Good Shepherd, Jesus Christ. He knows each of us by name. He keeps watch over us and protects us from dangerous predators. Our Shepherd leads his lambs to green pastures where streams of still waters await to quench and refresh thirsty souls. Jesus guides us down […]

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A Godly Perspective

  A person’s perspective is an attitude and viewpoint. It can be positive or negative. A positive perspective sees the good in even the most painful and darkest of circumstances. A negative perspective will eventually lead to a hard heart, a root of bitterness, and a stagnant spiritual walk. Perspective is an understanding that events, […]

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Is Money The Root Of All Evil?

Is it evil to have money? To answer this question, I will pose still another question. Can good come from having money? If you answered yes, we are in agreement. Wealth and riches can be used to bless others and glorify God. However, our motive and attitude toward money is something we should all take […]

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The Lost and Prodigals Are Never Beyond Hope

For God, nothing is impossible. So why do we struggle with worry and fear when adversity strikes, ? Our creator, the Creator of the Universe, has promised to be our refuge, our strength, and our help. “God is our refuge and strength, a very present help in trouble.” Psalm 46:1 (NKJV) With faith, we remember who is […]

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New Beginnings

How marvelous are the ways of God! What a merciful and gracious King we serve! Although we face challenges and tests every day, we still have a new beginning to look forward to at the end of each day. A new start begins with the sunrise. God is limitless in His love and mercy. He […]

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Announcing Jesus Christ

When the Virgin Mary gave birth to the Son of Man she named her child Jesus, as instructed by the angel Gabriel. Jesus is Yahushua, which means “Yah is Salvation.” Jesus came to save the lost. He is our salvation because we have been forgiven of all sin and our relationship with God has been restored, through His […]

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