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Overcome Fear by Trusting God

Isaiah 41:10 (NIV) 10 So do not fear, for I am with you;     do not be dismayed, for I am your God. I will strengthen you and help you;     I will uphold you with my righteous right hand. In many ways, faith is the key … Continue reading

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God Redeems Our Suffering

2 Corinthians 11:24-29 (NIV) 24 Five times I received from the Jews the forty lashes minus one. 25 Three times I was beaten with rods, once I was pelted with stones, three times I was shipwrecked, I spent a night and a day in the open sea, 26 I … Continue reading

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Having Courage in Our Loneliest Hours

2 Timothy 4:6-18 (NIV) 6 For I am already being poured out like a drink offering, and the time for my departure is near. 7 I have fought the good fight, I have finished the race, I have kept the faith. 8 Now there is in store for … Continue reading

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What if Jesus Were You?

What if, for 24 hours, Jesus wakes up in your bed, walks in your shoes, lives in your house, assumes your schedule?  Your boss becomes His boss, your mother becomes His mother, your pains become His pains?  With one exception, … Continue reading

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The Fallen Warrior

A while back I found a notebook that had a few poems I wrote during a very short time in my life.  Today I would like to share another one of those few poems I wrote.  I wrote this particular … Continue reading

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Living a Country Way of Life (Part 4)

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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No Glory Without Pain: No Life Without Death

If you judge God exclusively by what you’ve experienced in your own life or what you’ve seen in the lives of others, you will likely come to some bad conclusions about Him.  As Christians, we know the world is fallen, … Continue reading

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