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Close Your Eyes, Say a Prayer, and Kick It

I truly love how many life-changing lessons from God are brought home in the simplest of situations. Recently one such situation was related to me from my younger sister. Her son is playing soccer for the first time this year. Being a natural athlete, he took to this sport with his usual grace and ease. […]

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Morning Reflection-Knowledge only profits those who seek.

Psalm 119:9 How can a young man cleanse his way? By taking heed according to Your word.   When the apostles taught the church, they held out the fact that the scriptures teach us the truths of God (doctrine), reveal to us what is wrong in our lives (reprove), correct what is wrong, and instruct […]

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I must decrease.

John 3:30-31  30 "He must increase, but I must decrease.  31 "He who comes from above is above all; he who is of the earth is earthly and speaks of the earth. He who comes from heaven is above all.   These are the words of John the Baptist, and they echo the truth of […]

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Hope in the midst of consequences.

Lamentations 3:22-26  22 Through the LORD’s mercies we are not consumed, Because His compassions fail not.  23 They are new every morning; Great is Your faithfulness.  24 "The LORD is my portion," says my soul, "Therefore I hope in Him!"  25 The LORD is good to those who wait for Him, To the soul who […]

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Morning Reflection-Objections, contradictions, and the testing of our hearts.

Today’s reflection arises from an email asking how to answer questions about a supposed contradiction in Genesis. Apologetics can be a distraction from the truth of scripture. I know that may sound like an odd statement, but it’s an accurate one. What is the purpose of scripture? It’s given by inspiration from God for the […]

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