How to Stay Young

Want to grow old quickly? Allow bitterness to take root in your life. Want to stay young? Think young. That is, be like a child, have a fear of the Lord that includes a sense of wonder about who He is and all that He does. Grumpy, dissatisfied people are...

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Presence and Glory

Moses met the Lord in a corner of the desert. He was busy caring for sheep and caught sight of a bush afire. Nothing new there — tumbleweeds often went up in smoke in the dry, hot territory that Moses called home. This bush, however, refused to burn out and...

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The Power of Presence

Psalm 73 puts down in verse things that we have all thought at some time or another. We groan at the success of those seemingly so rooted in evil practices. The psalmist labeled such thoughts as envy as he made a confession. He related a series of observations on how...

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The Last Are First

The last shall be first. Jesus wanted His disciples to get this principle into their hearts. It wasn’t an easy task. The top dogs, the big wigs, the bosses, and the rulers, and the chiefs – these were and are the people of status and prestige. And those following Jesus,...

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What To Do While We Wait

Jesus is coming. Soon. Yes, this message has been shared for a couple thousand years. And this has left some skeptical.  These are the scoffers that Peter referred to in his second letter. This Apostle comforted those having doubts and feeling somewhat insecure with these words: “…Beloved, do not forget...

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