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We ARE God’s First Responders

“That car is flying!”  The words barely left my lips before the oncoming car slid onto the gravel, hit a sign and went airborne.  The bus in front of us took the brunt of the flying debris.  Pulling as far off the road as possible, I stopped quickly.  Running toward ...

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The prayer God wants you to pray over yourself

pray over yourself Lord's Prayer

It’s amazing to think that Jesus Himself is interceding for us (Heb. 7:25, Rom. 8:34, 1 John 2:1). Did you know that there’s a prayer He wants us to pray for ourselves? In Matthew 6 Jesus instructed His followers to pray this way: Our Father who is in heaven, Hallowed ...

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Making a List and Checking It Twice

It’s the time of year where lists are not only common; they’re necessary. Lists to Santa detailing what we want for Christmas. Lists of all the people to whom we need to send a Christmas card—half of whom we don’t even know. Shopping lists for all the goodies we need ...

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Being Thankful When You Don’t Feel So Thankful

“Give thanks in all circumstances; for this is the will of God in Christ Jesus for you.” -1 Thessalonians 5:18 We wish one another “Happy Thanksgiving” but are these just well wishes or are we happy about this time of year. Thanksgiving day can be the most difficult time for ...

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Our Hope: What Is Thanksgiving?

‘Sing to the LORD with thanksgiving; make music to our God on the harp.’ Psalm 147:7 (NIV) Thanksgiving is not all about the Pilgrims.  Well, the holiday is.  But true Thanksgiving began a long, long time before the Pilgrims crossed over the seas.  It began with God’s creation. ‘In the ...

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