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This Lesson About Prayer I Don’t Like

Are you praying for something, perhaps a miracle, a healing or a release from bondage? Do you keep getting a big, fat “NO” from Heaven? It’s disappointing I know. The divine decline has often been a part of my faith...
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When the Quietness is Louder than the Noise

Let the peace of Christ rule in your hearts. Colossians 3:15 Let the peace of Christ guard your hearts. Philippians 4:7 It’s the peace of Christ that should be ruling and guarding your heart, not the peace of a good...
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The Prayer of Waiting

I’m waiting patiently on You, O Lord, to turn to me and hear my cry.   I’m waiting patiently on You, O Lord, to lift me out of the pit of despair.   I’m waiting patiently on You, O Lord,...
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The Day Death Ran for Its Life

“Death swallowed by triumphant Life! Who got the last word, oh, Death? Oh, Death, who’s afraid of you now?” – 1 Corinthians 15:54-55, msg Jesus was a disruptive force. He was always upsetting the apple cart. He turned stuff upside...
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From The Garden to Good Friday

Betrayed Arrested Forsaken Tried Condemned Tortured Crucified   From a tree in a garden where we discovered evil, Darkness Shame Fear Lies Betrayal Guilt Death   More than their own suffering, it was also Your suffering Why, Oh GOD, would...
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The Parable of Marvin and the Mouse

Marvin was tired of his job. He was tired of getting up early, rushing all day and going home late at night. What did he get for his work? A paycheck. No one respected him and no one appreciated him....
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What J.D. Said to Emma About Marriage

It’s been 30 plus years since that fateful night I took my wife, Kim, on our first date. I picked her up in my Candy Apple Red Ford pickup and took her to the Sugar Bowl . . . in...
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Where Does Injustice Begin?

I saw a church sign recently advertising a sermon series that read, “When Life is Unfair.” My initial thought was, “That’s always. There is never a moment when life is fair.” All across the globe at this very moment and...
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What You Need to Know When You Don’t Know

It is wisdom to know the season of life you are in. As I pointed out in a previous post, you know more clearly how to respond when you know the season. For me, it is encouraging also to know...
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What the Farmer Knows that You Don’t

Are you at a place in your life where you don’t know what to do? Perhaps you’ve tried and tried to make something happen, but it just keeps failing. It’s like you keep running into a brick wall. It’s frustrating. You...
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