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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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Call To All Sons

“For it was fitting that he, for whom and by whom all things exist, in bringing many sons to glory, should make the founder of their salvation perfect through suffering.” Hebrews 2:10, ESV “God is the One who made all things, and all things are … Continue reading

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Be Ye Glad!

“But rejoice, inasmuch as ye are partakers of Christ’s sufferings; that, when his glory shall be revealed, ye may be glad also with exceeding joy.” 1 Peter 4:13, KJV BE YE GLAD Lyrics In these days of confused situations. In … Continue reading

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The Man of the Tombs, [the Demoniac]

I’d like to share with you what I’m thinking this morning.  I hope you will persevere and go through it.  I identify with the “Man of the Tombs” so much.  I am sometimes asked about mental illness and demon possession, but I can … Continue reading

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Joy Means ‘Strength’

“Those who have been ransomed by the Lord will return.     They will enter Jerusalem singing,     crowned with everlasting joy. Sorrow and mourning will disappear,     and they will be filled with joy and gladness.” Isaiah 35:10, NLT Part of our personalized history includes an … Continue reading

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Are You a Half-Shekel Short?

How much money a person has can make a big difference in many things in life. It can mean the difference between shopping for groceries as Whole Foods or WinCo, or not being able to shop at all but having … Continue reading

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I Bind Unto Myself Today

I Bind Unto Myself Today By: attr. St. Patrick I bind unto myself today The strong name of the Trinity By invocation of the same, The Three in One and One in Three. I bind this day to me forever, … Continue reading

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