All Scripture references are quoted from the New International Version of the Bible (unless otherwise noted).

April 22, 2020

April 22, 2020   “For God has not given us a spirit of fear, but one of power, love, and sound judgment” – 2 Timothy 1:7   What are you afraid of? I think we would all like to say that we live our lives free from fear. But if...

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April 15, 2020

April 15, 2020   “God is our refuge and strength, an ever-present help in trouble. Therefore, we will not fear, though the earth give way and the mountains fall into the heart of the sea, though its waters roar and foam and the mountains quake with their surging.” – Psalm...

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April 8, 2020

April 8, 2020   “A new command I give you: Love one another. As I have loved you, so you must love one another. By this everyone will know that you are my disciples, if you love one another.” – John 13:34-35   Today we are right in the middle...

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April 1, 2020

April 1, 2020 “Nehemiah said, ‘Go and enjoy choice food and sweet drinks, and send some to those who have nothing prepared. This day is holy to our Lord. Do not grieve, for the joy of the Lord is your strength.’” – Nehemiah 8:10 There are many well-known Bible verses,...

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March 25, 2020

March 25, 2020 “Be strong and courageous. Do not be afraid or terrified because of them, for the Lord your God goes with you; he will never leave you nor forsake you.” – Deuteronomy 31:6 It is difficult raising a son up into a man. I never want to be...

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March 18, 2020

March 18, 2020 “Then the Lord God said, ‘It is not good for the man to be alone.’” – Genesis 2:18 If you were to pick up your Bible and read it for the very first time, not knowing any of the story, then it would be shocking when you...

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March 11, 2020

“Each of you should use whatever gift you have received to serve others, as faithful stewards of God’s grace in its various forms.” – 1 Peter 4:10 Imagine for a moment that your child’s school is doing a special fundraiser to help a family that is in need. You send...

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March 4, 2020

“The Lord God took the man and put him in the Garden of Eden to work it and take care of it.” – Genesis 2:15 Yesterday I spent the day welding, grinding, and shaping metal. I am putting an overdrive transmission in my old 1972 Ford F100 pickup truck and...

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February 26, 2020

“One thing I ask from the Lord, this only do I seek: that I may dwell in the house of the Lord all the days of my life, to gaze on the beauty of the Lord and to seek him in his temple.” – Psalm 27:4 Were you in church...

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February 19, 2020

February 19, 2020 “The light shines in the darkness and the darkness has not overcome it.” – John 1:5 One of the things I love about where I live is that the sun, on average, shines 260 days out of the year. But these last few weeks have been uncharacteristically...

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