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February 17, 2018

Crying Out to the Lord

Scripture is filled with people who faced dangers and trials. What was it like for David when he was in the wilderness, fleeing from Saul? Perhaps David was as overwhelmed and...

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February 16, 2018

Bread of Life

In our small, rural county food pantries are sprouting up in many towns, supported by local churches. One church set an example of meeting the needs of children who qualify for...

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February 15, 2018

River of God’s Love

I once stood in the middle of the Mississippi River. I was on vacation north of Itasca, Minnesota, and I stood on a log that spanned the few feet from bank...

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February 14, 2018

Worthy

Whenever I feel that I’m not educated enough, experienced enough, or generally not worthy or good enough, I think about the verse quoted above. The beginning of the book of Matthew...

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February 13, 2018

You’re So Strong

On the evening of August 28, 2015, my life as I knew it was forever changed. I watched in panic as Steve, my husband of almost 44 years, took his final...

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February 12, 2018

The First Step

Simon Peter had spent the entire night fishing with no results when Jesus approached him and told him to get back into his boat and put his nets out in deep...

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February 11, 2018

A Joyful Heart

Since I have no car or motorcycle, I often walk 30 minutes to church. One day, one of my friends said, “The distance is so far; don’t you get tired?” With...

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February 10, 2018

Red-Shirt Saturday

My co-worker John spends most Saturdays with his grandson, Carson. They wear matching red shirts for their fun adventures and work days together. The relationship is filled with love, trust, caring,...

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February 9, 2018

What’s in a Name?

When my wife and I were in England a few years ago, we noticed that nearly every house had a name posted on the outside. We had rented a 15th-century house...

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Good News

"The good news of the Resurrection really does shake the foundations of our lives and gives us a new way of seeing everything." Read more . . .