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Faith – In Disappointment (part 3)

Consider the alternative When we feel disappointment sometimes we give ourselves permission to be angry for a while.  There is nothing wrong with acknowledging how someone has hurt us.  In fact, it is healthy to be honest about our feelings.  … Continue reading

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Faith – In Disappointment (part 1)

We have all experienced it.  Maybe it was when you were little and Grandpa promised you an ice cream cone, and then you were crushed when no ice cream cone came.  Maybe it was in middle school when you experienced … Continue reading

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Jesus’ Most Stern Warnings

“But woe to you, scribes and Pharisees, hypocrites, because you shut off the kingdom of heaven from people; for you do not enter in yourselves, nor do you allow those who are entering to go in. Woe to you, scribes … Continue reading

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Where Has God Been Leading Me

When my kids were younger we watched the Veggie Tales series all the time.  If you know the series, then you will know this song, “And so what we have learned applies to our lives today And God has a … Continue reading

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Jesus meets every need

One of the cool things that I like about Christmas is the general beauty of the story. The beauty of a baby. The beauty of the star. It is that picture of Mary, Joseph, and Jesus welcoming the shepherds underneath … Continue reading

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Keeper of Promises

As we come upon the Christmas season, we look back at God’s declarations about Jesus.  We talk about Mary and Joseph, the Wise Men, and even John the Baptist’s parents.  However, God’s promise of Jesus wasn’t a new thing.  Yes, … Continue reading

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Moving from Acting to Doing

I think of myself, even to this day, frozen on that diving board. I was taking swimming lessons, and it was my turn to jump. I had seen others jump. I had heard how to jump. I had even practiced … Continue reading

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