Tag Archives: peace

Making Time for God

Mark 1:35 (NIV) 35 Very early in the morning, while it was still dark, Jesus got up, left the house and went off to a solitary place, where he prayed.   Godly people make a habit of spending time with God. … Continue reading

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He Wants You to Prosper

Psalm 35:27 (NIV) 27 May those who delight in my vindication     shout for joy and gladness; may they always say, “The Lord be exalted,     who delights in the well-being of his servant.” God desires that we be blessed and prosperous.  He desires that we be … Continue reading

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Choosing Forgiveness in Charleston

Some acts are so terrible, it seems wrong to even talk about them.  Some acts, however, are so gracious, we marvel at them and must talk about them. Today, I felt compelled to talk about the events of last week, … Continue reading

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Bosco’s Last Gift

Just two nights ago I heard the news.  Bosco, my wife’s family dog, had to be put to sleep.  It was hard news for everyone to hear.  Bosco had reached the point where he could no longer get up so … Continue reading

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The Importance of Peace

Luke 2:14 (NIV) 14 “Glory to God in the highest heaven,     and on earth peace to those on whom his favor rests.” Peace.  How we long for it in our hearts and souls.  We want it in all our relationships and in … Continue reading

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The Candles of Advent

The season of Advent officially began a couple of weekends ago.  For some of you an Advent wreath is something that you grew up with and is pretty standard for this season.  Others of you are still new to this … Continue reading

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Breaking the “If Only” Syndrome

When we look at people today, you will find that most people are addicted to comfort.  Even if you look at cultures and socio-economic classes around the world, you will see that this is universally true.  The big difference between … Continue reading

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