Jesus in the Battle

The gospel of Luke begins by showing us how the Son entered into life on earth. Mary conceived through the Holy Spirit and Jesus was born. He entered into a family led by Joseph, a carpenter of Nazareth. The Savior grew up in that town, and people saw Him and...

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Wishful Thinking

Wishful thinking can be larger than life. Lets begin with one man’s observations about the atheist, the politician, and the diplomat. “The definitely concrete fact that they (the atheist), do not acknowledge God determines their knowledge of God. And the fact that they do not want to admit His existence,...

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” … and treasure them.”

As we continue to hear and receive the Word of God, day after day, we are "heaping up and storing for ourselves treasures in Heaven, where ... thieves do not break through and steal." (Matt.6:20) Investing our lives in the Word of God is the soundest investment we could make...

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Rejoice with the Mind at Peace

“Greet every saint in Christ Jesus. The brothers who are with me greet you. All the saints greet you, especially those of Caesar’s household. The grace of the Lord Jesus Christ be with your spirit.” (Philippians 4:21-23) These are the closing lines of Paul’s letter to the church at Philippi....

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Rejoicing and the Resurrection

“Rejoice in the Lord. To write the same things to you is no trouble to me and is safe for you.” (Philippians 3:1) Rejoice – there’s that word again. Paul wouldn’t let it go. He kept telling the Philippians to think with God about all Jesus had done for them...

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A List to Live By

A good list is a good list and can help us in many ways. I think I am coming to the place where I need lists more than ever. It is because I can allow myself to absorb way, way, way too much information and even a large capacity memory...

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Going On

Dad was first to go in our family. A shocking heart attack and he was gone. Just 60, Dad was pressured with life, and working hard to provide for all of us, could not find enough relief. He suffered only a few days of abject pain, then went. Dad was...

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