As this year comes to a close, many newspapers and television reporters will highlight events that occurred over the course of the year.  Unfortunately, we will see calamities, tragedies, violence, the effects of the economy, and other news that speak of things that took place.  We will see or hear little of how God blessed…

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So many things have changed in our world.  This is also true in the church.  I might add that change is not bad.  In fact, change is good, but some things should not change. The worship experience and opportunity to praise God can be modified to our various needs, while still keep its value.  When…

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I hope that you have not sought to build on any other foundation than Christ. Many people seek other foundations to build on; but without Christ, the one true foundation, you have no security.  Reflect on the many foundations we have seen fall apart in one year.  Thanks be unto God that the one true…

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It is amazing when we look back at our life and see how God turned some things around.  If we are honest, there are some experiences we have gone through that were really bad, but ultimately God brought something good from it.  Many of us would not be in the place we are with God,…

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As I write this devotion, I am truly grateful that God is the author of peace and not confusion. We have so much confusion in the world! Sadly to say, there is confusion in many of our homes and even worse, in the House of God. These are times of great confusion. We cannot live…

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As the year winds down, I pray that we are seeking more of God and less of ourselves.  I realize and recognize that during the course of this year I have not always been holy.  There have been times when I have been unholy, saying and doing the wrong thing. I pray earnestly that not…

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Christmas is a wonderful season.  Whenever I have opportunity to share what Christmas means to me, I share that I am still like a little child. I love Christmas!   More than the gift-giving, time with family, trimming the tree, and all the wonderful blessings around this season, I love the true meaning of the day. …

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It is with joy in our hearts and gratitude on our lips that we give God the glory on this Christmas Eve.  We the people of God have every reason to celebrate, for we have the blessed knowledge that our Savior was born on Christmas Day.  Knowing Jesus is the reason for the season is…

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The heart of the Gospel is found in that familiar verse John 3:16. It reads in this manner:  “For God so loved the world, that He gave His only begotten Son, that whosoever believeth inHim should not perish, but have everlasting life.” This one verse sums up the Gospel.  If you have been reading these…

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We can never ever get to the point in our lives when we feel we have grasped all of the teachings from the Word of God.  It requires a great deal of growth and faith to comprehend the Word of God.  Sometimes we grow in one area and become lax in other areas.  For example,…

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