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The Savior From Bethlehem

As we celebrate the birth of Jesus it must be remembered that He existed with God the Father before His human birth as expressed in John 1:1-3 and Colossians 1:16. In heaven Jesus was, and is, the exact nature of God. He left His heavenly abode to be “born in ...

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Why The Nativity?

As Christmas approaches more and more nativity scenes will be on display. Will people see nothing more than a baby in a manger? Will they stop to ask if there is some meaning and purpose behind it? Some have even banned it. Many have never heard the biblical account of ...

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Jerusalem and the Temple

Without Israel and the rebuilt temple in Jerusalem, Bible prophecy cannot be fulfilled. Two new developments have recently taken place. One, at the present time there are five red heifers in Israel, of which one or more may qualify for temple sacrifice and cleansing, in accordance to Jewish beliefs. The ...

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Cracked and Broken Pots of Clay

As I sit around my church family, family and friends, I realized that some of the best vessels for carrying that love are those who have been broken. Those who have deep cracks from living life unspeakable pain from loss and situations that try to take over sanity and peace. ...

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Search Our Hearts

God searches our hearts. He knows when our words come from abundance of righteousness that He has stored within us. And these words- not the empty confessions from the brain -will yield eternal results, and our Father will be pleased. He is faithful to tell us when we are doing, ...

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Let’s Talk About Conversation

I have been thinking a lot lately about conversations. We all know that conversations can make or break a relationship. All it takes is one wrong word or something said in the wrong way to destroy a friendship. On the other hand, words can strengthen and encourage another. There are ...

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A Place Without Trouble

The little farmgirl in the blue gingham dress had troubles swirling around her like the dust so easily kicked up on the roads near her Kansas home. They weren’t troubles much different than anyone else’s: a mean old neighbor, a mischievous little dog, and a busy farm that needed all ...

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When Slow Is Good

In a busy world, always hurling us forward, there is so much to be learned through the memories and stories of how our own families walked through life in the past. It was in 1927, after completing just two years of high school, that my grandfather put his education on ...

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What To Do When You Fall

When I was a student, I didn’t appreciate my high school’s rich history, although I knew that it was the oldest school west of the Allegheny Mountains still in use. Built in 1916, it had hallways with marble floors, huge windows, and enormous photos of historical figures hanging down the ...

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