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What Happens to Us as We Do God’s Will?

Colossians 1:9-14 (NIV) 9 For this reason, since the day we heard about you, we have not stopped praying for you. We continually ask God to fill you with the knowledge of his will through all the wisdom and understanding that the Spirit gives, … Continue reading

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A Little Compassion Goes a Long Way

Ephesians 4:32 (NIV) 32 Be kind and compassionate to one another, forgiving each other, just as in Christ God forgave you. It can be difficult to live up to Paul’s profound command found in Ephesians 4:32.  The verse doesn’t come with an … Continue reading

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The Original Sin of Social Media

Chances are, you’ve never heard of Pfeiffer syndrome.  It’s a rare genetic disorder that’s characterized by the premature fusion of certain bones in the skull.  This fusion prevents further growth of the skull and affects the shape of the head … Continue reading

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Being Generous Brings Blessings

Proverbs 11:17-28 (NIV) 17 Those who are kind benefit themselves,     but the cruel bring ruin on themselves. 18 A wicked person earns deceptive wages,     but the one who sows righteousness reaps a sure reward. 19 Truly the righteous attain life,     but whoever pursues … Continue reading

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Fruit Naturally Comes From Faith

Psalm 1(NIV) 1 Blessed is the one     who does not walk in step with the wicked or stand in the way that sinners take     or sit in the company of mockers, 2 but whose delight is in the law of the Lord,     and who meditates on his law … Continue reading

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Living a Country Way of Life (Part 2)

In Part 1 of this blog series, I talked about my humble beginnings and how it gave me an understanding of what country living is all about.  If you would like to read Part 1, you can check it out … Continue reading

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Choose to Make the First Move

Colossians 3:12 (NLT) 12 Since God chose you to be the holy people he loves, you must clothe yourselves with tender-hearted mercy, kindness, humility, gentleness, and patience. Too often, when something doesn’t go the way we expect it to, we make … Continue reading

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Put Some Action Into Your Love

All You Need is Love is a great song by my favorite band of all-time, the Beatles.  The song has a great message.  They are saying that it only takes love to make a difference in the world around you.  … Continue reading

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8 Lessons From Happy Couples

If you have been with the same person for a long period of time, you might be asking yourself, “Is there really happy couples out there?” Well, there are and if you have another half and don’t consider yourselves a … Continue reading

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A Better Kind of Love (Part 1)

I met Stephanie Marie Hassebrock just over two years ago.  We met through the internet and we seemed to connect at a very deep level almost immediately.  On our first date, which was at Mother’s Pub in Ames, there was … Continue reading

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