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Do Not Nullify Grace

Do not nullify the grace of God.  In Galatians 2:21, Paul states, “I do not ignore or nullify the [gracious gift of the] grace of God [His amazing, unmerited favor], for if righteousness comes through [observing] the Law, then Christ … Continue reading

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Devil Worship

Are you unknowingly practicing devil worship? If the kingdom of light is your home, then your association with darkness is terminated. Broken is the power of darkness and all ties with it severed by the power of Christ who lives in you. … Continue reading

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Grief

My little bed is more comfortable now. I moved it up here on top of this rusted-out washer and dryer. I hung up the towel so it could dry. Then I folded it over the doubled-up rug I found under … Continue reading

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Done With Sin

Tough Question: Are you “done with sin” (1 Peter 4:1)? Yes___ No___ If you’re not “done with sin,” it may be because you avoid suffering. Passing through the doorway of suffering is necessary to break a sin cycle. Suffering in … Continue reading

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James 5:16 for Healing

 Therefore confess your sins to one other and pray for one other so that you may be healed. The prayer of a righteous person is powerful and effective. James 5:16 James 5:16 is one of the most important, overlooked and underutilized … Continue reading

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Fabric

“Go ahead and load the boxes back in storage and the rolls out front in domestic,” chimed Brenda from behind her desk as she mulled over unpaid invoices, “I’ve got cash to retrieve.” She picked up the office phone and began dialing. … Continue reading

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Sin

Sin is an ancient Greek archery term meaning “missing the mark” of the target of perfection. Sin is the antithesis of perfection which is the absolute standard of righteousness and holiness of Almighty God displayed for all humanity in the law of the Ten Commandments … Continue reading

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The Pink Ribbon

Years ago our youngest daughter struggled with separation anxiety while sleeping alone in her room. To help her feel more secure and connected to me, I cut a lengthy strand of pink (her favorite color) gift wrapping ribbon and tied … Continue reading

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Through God’s Eyes

When I look at myself in the mirror each morning, how do I feel? What are my thoughts about myself looking back at me? Might I see myself through the eyes of a critical parent? Or perhaps through the eyes … Continue reading

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Clay

“…I’m going to demonstrate each step now. Here’s our clay and you can see how very pliable it is.” That’s my back! Ouch! What are you doing to me? Geez… what do you think I’m made of? Ugh…easy with the crushing, … Continue reading

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My Journey Through the Cross

Order my book here My Journey through the Cross is my first published book, and basically my fifth child. The process began with the raising of our first two, then three, then four children, and homeschooling them while building a house on … Continue reading

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Our True Nature

Last night I had a dream. It really freaked me out. You’re a mature Christian. Can you please explain it to me? Well, I’m not exactly sure of where I was, but it felt like I was suspended way out … Continue reading

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