Category Archives: Christian living

Strength to Comfort

Praise be to the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ, the Father of compassion and the God of all comfort, who comforts us in all our troubles, so that we can comfort those in any trouble with the … Continue reading

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This sounds familiar… doesn’t it?

Why do the nations conspire    and the peoples plot in vain?The kings of the earth rise up    and the rulers band together    against the Lord and against his anointed, saying,“Let us break their chains    and throw off their shackles.” Psalm 2: 1-3 Whether you follow the international scene closely, … Continue reading

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Active Love

People love to talk about love. Love, love, love; all we need is love. Love is the answer. Love conquers all… God is love. I love pizza! Maybe it’s all true; I won’t argue against it. Yet if we stop … Continue reading

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Priorities

For God was pleased to have all his fullness dwell in him,  and through him to reconcile to himself all things, whether things on earth or things in heaven, by making peace through his blood, shed on the cross. Colossians 1:19-20 Leading up to these verses … Continue reading

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I was Just Thinking…

The sun is soon coming up and here at my kitchen table the coffee is fresh and the day is young, but alas, my mind is flying all over the place. This seems to be one of those mornings when … Continue reading

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Harmony and Love

Finally, all of you, be like-minded, be sympathetic, love one another, be compassionate and humble. 1Peter 3:8 A person who is always right carries a great burden with them; even more so if they know everything. Do you know anybody like … Continue reading

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Life Set Apart

He has saved us and called us to a holy life—not because of anything we have done but because of his own purpose and grace. This grace was given us in Christ Jesus before the beginning of time, but it has now been revealed through … Continue reading

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All But Forgotten

A very unlikely pair of men adorned the Republican Party ticket in the election of 1880; neither of them wanted the office he was running for.  James A. Garfield was the party’s choice for president because after more than 30 … Continue reading

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Where my trust belongs

I’ve been following the news lately, more so than I have for a number of years now. I used to be a sort of news hound; I was up on all the latest, but over the last few years I … Continue reading

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Bowing Down Before Him

Come, let us bow down in worship,    let us kneel before the Lord our Maker;for he is our God    and we are the people of his pasture,    the flock under his care. Today, if only you would hear his voice Psalm 95:6-7 Abraham Lincoln once remarked that … Continue reading

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