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Book Review: PrayerPoints

I love praying God’s promises.  It gives me hope as I turn my eyes off my problems and focus on who God is and what He says He will do. PrayerPoints: Praying God’s Promises at Your Point of Need. By Ken Petersen … Continue reading

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And It Was Good

Every time I read Genesis I am left with unanswered questions. “In the beginning”  Genesis 1:1 What about before the beginning?  God has no beginning and no end – so what was it like before he created the world?  Did he … Continue reading

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I would have despaired, but…

As life hurled itself on to me faster and harder than I could endure, I would have let my mind go to that ugly place of doubt, fear and regret. But this time was different. I had an arrow in … Continue reading

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God’s Love Endures Forever

Psalm 136 English Standard Version (ESV) His Steadfast Love Endures Forever 136 Give thanks to the Lord, for he is good,     for his steadfast love endures forever. 2 Give thanks to the God of gods,     for his steadfast love endures forever. 3 Give thanks to the … Continue reading

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Pray. Trust. Rest.

Answer me when I call to you,     my righteous God. Give me relief from my distress;     have mercy on me and hear my prayer. Psalm 4:1 What are you facing today? No matter how icy the waters seem, hold onto God.  Don’t … Continue reading

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The Lord is My Shepherd

The Lord is my shepherd; I shall not want. I shall not want.  God, the ruler of the universe, not only cares about each of my needs but has the power to do something about it.  He cares for me … Continue reading

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Jesus Will Have the Last Word

Some days I feel like I could handle all that life has thrown at me if only I just didn’t have this one burden to bear.  You know the one. The one that puts you over the edge and running … Continue reading

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Influence

You never know who is watching you. OK, that sounds more creepy than I intended.  What I mean to say is that our influence spreads for good or for bad. And, just like the wind, we have no control over … Continue reading

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Are you feeling overwhelmed?

Is life coming at you fast? Do you feel like you never have enough time to get done what you want to accomplish each day? If so, you are like many of us. As I was reading my Bible I … Continue reading

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Nice Doggie…Nice Doggie

Yes, that’s me. And my brother. And my dog, Bogie. So you can see, there was a time that dogs didn’t strike fear into my heart.  One defining day changed the course of my affection towards dogs, forever.  Well, maybe … Continue reading

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