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Hosea: Then & Now

Many of the prophesies given to Hosea have been fulfilled. The removal of Israel as a nation and it’s restoration. The removal of Baal from the lips of Jewish people, a name now forgotten among them, and the grafting in of the Gentiles into faith.    Eloquently, Hosea reveals the valley of troubles needed for […]

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When God Says GO!

Have you ever argued with God about something He asked you to do? I mean, has God ever asked you to do something that would require complete trust and faith in Him, and you were afraid because you felt insignificant, so you question if He was really speaking to you? Yea, I think anyone who […]

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End Time Bullies

There was a boy who was being bullied. Everyday the neighborhood kids would taunt and tease him. And everyday the little boy would come home with bruises and tears. There was one particular bully who seemed like a giant in the boy’s eyes. He was the meanest bully of them all. Now this giant of […]

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It’s in the DNA

My fathers side of the family is recognized by “the chin.” Most of my cousins have inherited this feature, including myself. When my children were babies they looked like their father. As they grew they developed some of my features; big eyes and dimples. Mostly, they took on my mannerisms, no doubt because of my […]

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Secure in Father’s House

I do not live in Mayberry or Mr. Rogers Neighborhood, but I still like my neighborhood. I have only lived here for a short while, but I have gotten to know some of the neighbors and people and businesses close by.  As an extrovert I tend to say hello, good morning, or good evening to […]

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The Fall: A Short Story

His tactics are stealth and he is sly and shrewd. His jealousy withered away his majestic stature; but his mastery of deception lent him the ability to take on any form.  He speaks into the dreams of the unsuspecting and the minds of the weak. He prays on the souls of the mortal; pushing them […]

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Are You Saved? Really?

  The pastor at a church I visited yesterday gave a really good message. I will paraphrase because this is a truth we must not ignore. There are so many who think they are saved, or “Christian,” merely because they said a prayer, or because they attend church. This is a great deception. I fear […]

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How To Get Unstuck

Do you ever feel like you are stuck? You know, for every two steps forward you take a step back and you feel like no matter what you do, you just can’t get ahead, as if you are stuck in waste high mud? Do you ever feel so bogged down by anxiety and uncertainty, and […]

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That Was Then, This Is Now

It is true, there is not one person who ever lived who was perfect, except Jesus. Even though He was tempted in every way we are tempted, He did not sin. So, the good news is… because He was without sin and died and rose again for us, having paid the penalty for our sins, […]

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What Are You Searching For?

We look high and low for something to numb us or someone to fulfill us. Addictions come in many forms. Drugs, alcohol, relationships, impulse shopping, social media, etc… Because there is that something in each of us that is reserved for Him. He planted it in us. Because He desires an intimate relationship with each […]

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