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Gratitude

“Therefore, since we receive a kingdom which cannot be shaken, let us show gratitude, by which we may offer to God an acceptable service with reverence and awe; for our God is a consuming fire.”           … 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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Speaking truth and grace

A friend and I talked on our last visit about how important it is for us to be balanced in our relating to people, showing them both grace and truth, as Jesus did.  (John 1:14)  Applying God’s truth in our lives is … Continue reading

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Reciprocal Giving

At this gift-giving time of the year, I think about the real Gift that was given, the Gift about which the whole Christmas holiday revolves.  As I read Isaiah 53, I am reminded of the magnitude of God’s gift to us and … Continue reading

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Unexpected justice

   We are all for justice in our world order.  But most people are more interested in justice being rendered to those who offend them, not to themselves.  Are you ready for the justice you deserve? All we, like sheep, have gone … Continue reading

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Who is Grateful?

Richard is grateful for the Faithful Shepherd who has patiently led him along in a very happy and fulfilling life.  Discovering a relationship with God, he has moved from a life characterized by worried performance to one of grateful resting. He … Continue reading

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