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It Pays To Wait

We live in a world where everyone is in a hurry. We spend our time eating fast food. We also want things instantly. Sometimes it pays to wait. In Isaiah 40:31 the bible tells us “THY THAT WAIT ON THE LORD SHALL RENEW THEIR STRENGTH.” We all have problems in ...

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An Answer to Discouragement and Despair

Many of the old hymns we find such comfort in today came from the experience of great tragedy and loss in the lives of their composers. Feelings of discouragement and even despair were poured out in the words of their music, but so also were feelings of comfort and contentment ...

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What Are The Characteristics Of A Leader?

Someone recently asked the question, “What one [word] describes the characteristic you are looking for when you vote for the next President?” Romans 12:8 “If your gift is to encourage others, be encouraging. If it is giving, give generously. If God has given you leadership ability, take the responsibility seriously. And ...

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“Here I Raise My Ebenezer”

Ever wonder what that line in the classic hymn “Come Thou Fount of Every Blessing” means? “Here I raise my Ebenezer; Hither by Thy help I’m come; And I hope, by Thy good pleasure, Safely to arrive at home.” The hymn was written in 1758 by Robert Robinson a pastor and ...

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Does Prayer Remind God or Us?

When we pray, we are intimately connected to God, and while we ask for His help, ask for others’ frailties and quietly listen for His answers, we are one. Prayer is a complicated business. Sometimes when we think of it and talk about it, it seems it sometimes generates more ...

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