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Loyalty to Our Friends

“Loyalty and truth preserve the king,          And he upholds his throne by righteousness.”  Prov. 20:28  “Through these fields of destruction, baptism of fire I’ve watched all your suffering, as the battles raged higher And though they did hurt me so … Continue reading

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Our Salvation Is Quite Sure

My favorite of all the apostles is John, “the disciple whom Jesus loved.” I love his Gospel, and the three epistles that he wrote, and of course,  Revelation. There are a couple of things I love about John’s writings: He … Continue reading

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My Faithful Savior

Many things in this life are uncertain, causing even the faithful to struggle and doubt. Even at such times, or maybe even more so then, I am thankful that God has promised that He will never leave me or forsake … Continue reading

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A Teflon Faith

  “That I will accept nothing belonging to you, not even a thread or the thong of a sandal, so that you will never be able to say, ‘I made Abram rich.’ “ Genesis 14:23 “But Daniel resolved not to … Continue reading

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For Men Only

Brothers, I just want to encourage you to consider something. Specifically, your relationship with your wife. Whether you acknowledge it or not, she has been specifically given (assigned?) to you for a solid purpose. A couple of simple thoughts. You … Continue reading

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Walking Intelligently

Faith–“For we walk by faith, not by sight.”  2 Cor. 5:7 Spirituality–“But I say, walk by the Spirit, and you will not gratify the desires of the flesh.” Gal. 5:16 Consistency–“I therefore, a prisoner for the Lord, urge you to … Continue reading

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Just Fling It

A man scatters seed on the ground. Night and day, whether he sleeps or gets up, the seed sprouts and grows, though he does not know how. All by itself the soil produces grain—first the stalk, then the head, then … Continue reading

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