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The Fence

The Fence

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May 31, 2017

But the Lord said unto Samuel, Look not on his countenance, or on the height of his stature; because I have refused him: for the Lord seeth not as man seeth; for man looketh on the outward appearance, but the Lord looketh on the heart.  1 Samuel 16:7 (KJV) Life is, what it is. God’s… Read More ›

Empty Cross

Hallelujah! Christ arose!

For Christ also suffered once for sins, the righteous for the unrighteous, to bring you to God. He was put to death in the body but made alive in the Spirit. 1 Peter 3:18 On this Good Friday, it is important to remember: one tragic, ill-advised and cruel event changed everything. Despite all the ways… Read More ›

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Exercise and healthy eating

Fighting diabetes by making good choices According to the Centers for Disease Control, more than one-third (36.5%) of U.S. adults have obesity. Being obese is defined as a health issue, not a personal flaw. There are good reasons for that. Obesity-related conditions include heart disease, stroke, type 2 diabetes and certain types of cancer, some… Read More ›

I Believe

We are beginning the season of Lent and will soon celebrate Easter. Every year about this time television (mostly cable) runs programming about the “truth” of the resurrection, how much of the Bible is verifiable, whether Judas was a betrayer or following the will of the Most High God. Did Jesus really die and then… Read More ›

Courage in the chaos

Joshua 1:9 – Be strong and courageous; do not be frightened and do not be dismayed, for the Lord your God is with you wherever you go. It is normal to slide into panic when life surprises you in negative ways, but it is not in your best interest to stay there. Panic overload leads… Read More ›

Spare Room Initiative

It’s happening in Europe, Australia and Canada. Can it happen here? The idea is that if you have a spare room, you can make it available for use by a refugee or a college student or even someone trying to turn his or her life around. In one instance a Syrian refugee was invited to… Read More ›

Candle Light

How, or Who?

Likewise the Spirit also helpeth our infirmities: for we know not what we should pray for as we ought: but the Spirit itself maketh intercession for us with groanings which cannot be uttered. And he that searcheth the hearts knoweth what is the mind of the Spirit, because he maketh intercession for the saints according… Read More ›

Child

From the heart

For it is by grace you have been saved, through faith – and this is not from yourselves, it is the gift of God. Ephesians 2:8 Did you hear about the four-year-old who loaded up her Barbie car with toys and took them to a family whose house had burned down? It happened, and her… Read More ›

Talking

Wisdom

A wise man will hear, and will increase learning; and a man of understanding shall attain unto wise counsels… (Proverbs 1:5) Whether it is the song of a lark or the laughter of a child, the confidence of a friend or the oratory of a gifted speaker, the voice of God in the whisper of… Read More ›

One Drop at a Time

A Better Day

Hang in there Romans 5:3-4 “And not only that, but we also glory in tribulations, knowing that tribulation produces perseverance; 4 and perseverance, character; and character, hope. Perseverance is an important tool in the toolbox of hope. When ingrained doubts assail you, when little rejections batter your confidence, when failure erodes your determination, whittles away at… Read More ›

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