Monthly Archives: January 2022

The Blessing

In a world where we hear and experience more curses than blessings, these words of blessing are needed and encouraging. Continue reading

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Faith that Refuses to Give Up

She refused to give up. At first there was no answer. She continues to make her case. Her persistent faith does not go unnoticed. Jesus hears and answers. Continue reading

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The Forgiving Heart

When people hurt us, we are sometimes tempted to withhold forgiveness, thinking we retain some power over those who have hurt us by refusing to forgive. But the truth is, we cannot hold on to these things—they eat us up inside. Continue reading

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How Long, O Lord?

We’ve all had times when we can relate to the psalmist’s questions. There are times when we wonder if the Lord is really listening—times when the answer is slow in coming.   Continue reading

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Can We Find Anyone Like This?

Joseph proved faithful through incredibly difficult and unjust circumstances. He continued to trust when things seemed hopeless. Continue reading

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Resist

Instead of giving in to the passion of the moment, he looked at the situation rationally and righteously. His split second decision made the difference between falling into sin and standing strong as a righteous man. Continue reading

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Careless Words

Our words say a lot about who we really are on the inside. They are one of the fruits of our inner life. Jesus reminds us: “out of the overflow of the heart, the mouth speaks.” Our words often say a lot more about us than we realize. Continue reading

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The Blessing of Wisdom

The Proverbs present practical wisdom for everyday living. To apply these principles to life brings great blessing (3:13). The writer mentions some of those blessings: “long life are in her right hand, in her left hand are riches and honor. Her ways are pleasant ways and all her paths are peace” (16-17). Continue reading

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Is Your Soul at Rest?

Come, find rest for your soul. In his presence, the broken, wounded soul finds forgiveness, healing, and renewed strength. Walking with Him as he bears the yoke, enables us to accomplish much more than we could ever accomplish on our own. Continue reading

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Counting Hairs

Jesus call to his disciples is not an easy one.  Continue reading

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