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Darlene enjoys farm life in rural southern Georgia USA

Arrest Me, I Surrender

“I, therefore, the prisoner of the Lord, beseech you to walk worthy of the calling with which you were called, with all lowliness and gentleness, with longsuffering, bearing with one another in love (Ephesians 4:1-2 NKJV). Armed with letters from the high priest, a Pharisee, Saul (of Tarsus) attempted putting ...

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Watcher Of Men

Lee and I loved watching our four kids play soccer in high school. Other sports enthusiasts may not have noticed their superb-ness, but we thought they were the best! Yeah baby—move over Beckham. By the way, we still watch them, but from a distance now as they succeed in their ...

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Safe In His Keeping

Often, a variety of overused words become quite common, causing them to lose depth and rich meaning. Take for instance ‘kept’. It’s believed we get the word ‘kept’ from an ascended overlook building during the European Middle Ages. Fourteenth century scholars considered ‘the keep’ a necessary stronghold used in wartime ...

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An Exquisite Necessity

David, a man after God’s own heart, found pleasure in his tenth son Jedidiah. We know him better as Solomon who prayed for an understanding heart to judge the people of Israel (2 Sam 12:24-25). He asked God to give him special abilities of discernment between good and evil (I ...

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God-Breathed Hymnbook

The Book of Psalms contains a collection of prayers, poems, and hymns that focus the worshiper’s thoughts on God in praise and adoration. The Greek verb form, which the noun ‘psalm’ comes, basically denotes the “plucking or twanging of strings” indicating an association with musical accompaniment. Psalms served as the ...

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