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When they saw the courage of Peter and John and realized that they were unschooled, ordinary men, they were astonished and they took note that these men had been with Jesus. Acts 4:13 A couple of years ago, while doing some ministry in a small church in Oregon, I was sitting while being introduced by […]

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Living In Faith

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“The Lord is my light and my salvation—whom shall I fear? The Lord is the stronghold of my life— of whom shall I be afraid?” Psalm 27:1 This has been another interesting time in my life, mostly because it is unexpected. Recently I fell and broke a bone in my foot that requires me not […]

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A Soul Starved For Oxygen

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When I was a young boy I used to enjoy swimming in the pool underwater. Having been exposed to adventure stories involving submarines, bathyspheres, scuba divers and the like, I was hooked. Much of my time swimming was spent discovering more ways to stay under the water for longer periods of time. With practice I […]

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Ash Wednesday

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“For I eat ashes as my food and mingle my drink with tears” Psalm 102:9 “Woe to you, Chorazin! Woe to you, Bethsaida! For if the miracles that were performed in you had been performed in Tyre and Sidon, they would have repented long ago in sackcloth and ashes.” Matthew 11:21 Today is what is […]

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Relationships And Solitude

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“The Lord God said, “It is not good for the man to be alone….” Genesis 2:18 “But Jesus often withdrew to lonely places and prayed.” Luke 5:16 I have entered the first month of a new year and I find that it is not that much different than the old year. This realization can be […]

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The Big Reveal (Part 2)

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“’Today in the town of David a Savior has been born to you; he is the Messiah, the Lord. This will be a sign to you: You will find a baby wrapped in cloths and lying in a manger.’…When the angels had left them and gone into heaven, the shepherds said to one another, “Let’s […]

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The Big Reveal (Part 1)

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“For God loved the world so much that he gave his only Son, so that every one who believes in him shall not be lost, but should have eternal life.” John 3:16 (JB Phillips) The season of Christmas is imbedded fairly deep in my memory and consciousness. I remember my parents decorating our home, including […]

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Receiving Time As A Gift

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“There is a time for everything, and a season for every activity under the heavens” Eccelsiates 3:1 “He has made everything beautiful in its time.” Eccelsiates 3:11 I am fascinated by the various rhythms of my life and how they are received, realized and also managed. These rhythms, more often than not, have to do […]

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A Faith Larger Than The Darkness

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“When he heard that it was Jesus of Nazareth, he began to shout, ‘Jesus, Son of David, have mercy on me!’” Mark 10:47 When I was in elementary school I contracted a case of conjunctivitis. During that time I would awaken every morning with my eyelids sealed shut over my eyes. The first time I […]

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Love: The Great Commandment Of The Law

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“What is written in the Law?” he replied. “How do you read it?” He answered, “‘Love the Lord your God with all your heart and with all your soul and with all your strength and with all your mind’; and, ‘Love your neighbor as yourself.’” “You have answered correctly,” Jesus replied. “Do this and you […]

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