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Darlene

Darlene enjoys farm life in rural southern Georgia USA

The Winds Of Change

“I will make a new covenant with Israel. I will put my law in their minds, and I will write them on their hearts. I will be their God, and they will be my people” (Hebrews 8:10).   A murky atmosphere floated in, blanketing Jerusalem after Rome conquered their territory. ...

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When Hope Dies

“Lazarus, come forth!” (John 11:43 KJV) How lovely, despite Jesus’ countless rejections, that He found consolation within a handful of friends. One such family lived near Jerusalem named Martha, Mary, and their brother Lazarus. No wonder they welcomed Jesus’ visits. His composure brought peace into their home. A lengthy account ...

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Leave The Boat

“…He called you out of darkness into His marvelous light” (1 Peter 2:9 ESV) Since the beginning, God remains the grand Initiator. He continuously pursues and invites us into a vibrant relationship with Himself. For instance, we learn about God’s interruption of Abram’s life, when He summoned Abram to leave ...

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Reaching And Resting Godward

“I cried to the Lord and He heard me” (Psalm 3:4 NKJV) In Psalm three, David’s passion sweeps the gamut from somber despair to quiet confidence. Here, David is outnumbered by murderous enemies and runs for his life. Terror gripped his soul as they spit forth insults, declaring that his ...

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You Are The Man

Guilt is emotional torment. Nagging symptoms of guilt occur when you believe–accurately or not–that you have compromised your belief system or violated a moral standard. Closely related to the concept of remorse, guilt darkens our countenance. Even Sigmund Freud, father of psychiatry, stated: “guilt is the most powerful of all ...

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