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Scariest Day!

9. May 2018

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“One of the scariest days of my life!”  You’ve probably had one. Some of you have had more. I was a Second Lieutenant Platoon Leader stationed in Germany. The year was 1976. The day: May 6th. It was 9 months to the day and my young wife was at the Hospital giving birth to our […]

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If You Are Kind, You Are Beautiful.

7. May 2018

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When was the last time someone was kind to you? I remember there were certain times in my life when people chose to be kind to me. I didn’t particularly deserve it. One time I was about 8. I was skating at the community rink. I wasn’t any good. This older kid was a bully […]

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Are You Smoldering?

7. May 2018

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I’m learning afresh that Jesus is with me all day and all night by His Spirit. The Holy Spirit. This morning, in the quietness of my heart, He said, “Jim...do not fret. It only leads to evil.” Interesting.....   Psalm 37:8 ESV says, “Refrain from anger, forsake wrath. Fret not yourself; it tends only to […]

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Trouble This Easter?

29. March 2018

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He is risen but much of the world does not know or embrace this! We are facing very challenging times. There is trouble in the land. God's holy, sacred, and ordained institution, marriage, is under direct broadside assault. Perversion is the darling of our culture. Evil is good. Good is evil. Many churches are listing. […]

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Do You See Him?

11. February 2018

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Zechariah (written 520 – 518 B. C.) predicted more concerning the coming Messiah than anyone except for Isaiah.¹   Are we looking for Jesus today? Are we searching the Scriptures for Him? Do we see Him in the face of the poor child, the homeless mother, the person languishing in prison, or the sick in […]

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Who Are You?

10. February 2018

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 In God's eyes, there is a great distinction between two kinds of people:     First, there are those saved, forgiven individuals who have been declared righteous, holy, and blameless by grace through personal faith. They have chosen to trust in who Jesus is and what He has done for them on that Cross.   […]

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Do You Have a Difficult Assignment?

8. February 2018

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These prophets in the Old Testament had a tough calling from God and a rough road for much of their lives. Once again, our friend, Joel (835 B. C.) had a difficult assignment. Has God given you a difficult assignment? I bet glazed donuts He has!   In chapter 2 of Joel, the prophet is […]

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