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God Is Waiting For You to Trust Him

“Because of the Lord’s great love we are not consumed, for his compassions never fail. They are new every morning; great is your faithfulness.” (Lamentations 3:22-23) A little while back, my housemates were on vacation and their dog, Sammie, was left for their sons to watch.  One night Sammie was left alone for ...

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When Temptation Knocks

There are so many stories in the Bible that speak of God’s chosen people being tempted and following through that temptation. Take Cain and Abel: Cain convinced Abel to come with him to a field, where he murdered him because of jealousy after each of them made an offering to ...

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Lessons from Isaac: God Does What He Says

“But Jesus beheld them, and said unto them, With men this is impossible; but with God all things are possible.” Matthew 19:26 Studying Isaac’s life and specifically the details of his birth and those surrounding his almost sacrifice, speaks volumes. It tells a lot about the character of God and ...

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Picking up Garbage

“All of us have become like one who is unclean, and all our righteous acts are like filthy rags; we all shrivel up like a leaf, and like the wind our sins sweep us away” (Isaiah 64:6). We put our garbage in the back of our pick-up to take to ...

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Our Hope: Jesus Gives Life

“The thief does not come except to steal, kill, and to destroy.  I have come that they may have life, and that they may have it more abundantly.” John 10:10 (NKJV) We know that God created us and gave us life.  Genesis 1:7 says, “And the LORD God formed man ...

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