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Keep your eye on the ball

Paul teaches us that our true life is in heaven, despite what is apparent to us in day-to-day living.  “. . even when we were dead in our transgressions, made us alive together with Christ (by grace you have been saved), and … Continue reading

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Hope, our anchor

“Therefore, we who have fled to him for refuge can have great confidence as we hold to the hope that lies before us. This hope is a strong and trustworthy anchor for our souls.”      Hebrews 6:18-19  What is … Continue reading

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Spiritual Dryness

How most of us long to have hearts overflowing with love for God and a tangible feeling of closeness to Him, as reflected in many of the Psalms. O God, You are my God; I shall seek You earnestly; My … Continue reading

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Longing For Home

For our citizenship is in heaven, from which we eagerly wait for a Savior, the Lord Jesus Christ.            Philippians 3:20 The believer in Christ belongs to another unseen world.  The more he reads of his … Continue reading

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“To this one will I look: . .”

I remember longing to have a loving, approving look from my father when I was attempting to do something difficult or frightening.  It gave me courage to go on. There are times when we want to avoid the attention of … Continue reading

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Who Do We Reflect to People?

Moses had a very close relationship with God during his wilderness service.  80-120 years old during this stressful time, he had learned dependence on God.  Speaking to God often in the Tent of Meeting as a friend (Exodus 33:11), it might be … Continue reading

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