Tag Archives: Word

Love Means You’re Really Real

  “Dear children, let us not love with words or speech but with actions and in truth.”  1 John 3:18  Often people will look at someone, and try to figure them out– they listen to their words or vocabulary.  They … Continue reading

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Apples of Gold

“The right word spoken at the right time        is as beautiful as gold apples in a silver bowl.” Prov. 25:11, New Century Version I’ve been thinking about this particular verse for years.  I had an older translation and I … Continue reading

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Making Sense of a Deep and Kind Love

Love. In the face of doctrine, creeds and faith systems…isn’t the important thing that we just love? Isn’t love the superior truth we should be after? _______________ 1 Corinthians 13, “The Message” The Way of Love ” 1 If I … Continue reading

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Tempting Offers [Enticement]

“Then Jesus was led by the Spirit into the wilderness to be tempted there by the devil. For forty days and forty nights he fasted and became very hungry.” Matthew 4:1-2 Jesus was incredibly human.  We can never overlook this, or … Continue reading

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Welcome Home, Dear One

v. 1 “In the beginning the Word already existed.     The Word was with God,     and the Word was God.” v. 14 “So the Word became human and made his home among us. He was full of unfailing love and faithfulness. And we … Continue reading

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Nothing! Romans 8:38, Revisualized

Just a gentle reminder from one of the greatest truths ever written for the hearts of men. I’m sure you have either read it or heard it many times. Here, in this artwork you can see it. I hope that … Continue reading

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On a Wing and a Prayer

  6 “And I am certain that God, who began the good work within you, will continue his work until it is finally finished on the day when Christ Jesus returns.” Philippians 1:6 When I saw this photo of a … Continue reading

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