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The Refugee Dilemma

As the controversy over Syrian refugees rages on, I’ve been doing a lot of thinking. I wasn’t sure how I felt about this situation, and for the longest time I got sucked into the spirit of fear over this issue. … Continue reading

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PRAYER STRATEGIES

If we want to pray effectively, we must learn to develop strategies. As in any war, there is a frontline that must be penetrated. One of our weapons is prayer. Our swords cannot be brandished randomly. They must be strategic to be effective. Continue reading

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A Prayer by William Schellenberg

This beautiful prayer was written by the father of a friend of my mother.  Written prior to his death on October 12, 2013. Every day I need thee Lord, but this day especially  I need some extra strength to face … Continue reading

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ENDURING SADNESS

    2 Corinthians 12:7-10 (NIV) …Therefore, in order to keep me from becoming conceited, I was given a thorn in my flesh, a messenger of Satan, to torment me. Three times I pleaded with the Lord to take it away from … Continue reading

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WHAT IS LOVE ?

Love the Lord your God, with all your heart and with all your soul and with all your mind. This is the first and greatest commandment. And the second is like it: Love your neighbor as yourself. (NIV Matthew 22:37,38, … Continue reading

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WHEN GOD IS SILENT

Have you ever experienced your life suddenly turning upside down? Maybe life was going great one minute, then something happened and everything changed. Not temporarily, but permanently. Without warning, the course you were on suddenly veered into another direction. A … Continue reading

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On Praise and Worship

I learned this week that in praise and worship: Arms uplifted, hands open means surrender; Clapping means praise; kneeling with head bowed means honor. Dear Lord Help me to feel free to show my worship of you in physical ways. … Continue reading

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