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We Become What We Behold

Psalm 115:8 tells us that we become what we behold, “And those who make idols are just like them, as are those who trust in them.” Behold means “to see or observe.” Eyes are a gateway to the mind, heart and soul. … Continue reading

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Naked and Thankful

Who’s naked? I am. I live naked before God. Really. I realize that may sound kind of scary. But between me and Him, I am just transparent and raw. Fully exposed. And I am not ashamed of my humanity because I … Continue reading

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Baby Rescue

Early one afternoon I busied myself finishing a story I was working on while waiting for the 2:30 carpool hour. Our neighborhood is directly across the street from the school, so I can leave as late as 2:45 and still … Continue reading

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Fear of Man

Did you ever stop to think…that the fear of man is a form of slavery? How so? Because we are slaves to whatever controls us (2 Pet. 2:9). When we fear others, we lose our God-given freedom and allow them … 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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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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Climbing

Every weekday morning the crowds gathered. They stood waiting in line outside the Life Museum. Security guards managed to keep order by roping off the main foyer allowing one at a time groups of twelve to enter the eastern wing. The … Continue reading

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Worship

God designed us innately as worshipful creatures. We were made to worship! With a central throne the heart of man is structured. God’s intention is for us to worship Him on that throne. It’s His personal seat. Every moment of every day … Continue reading

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The Coming Division (Part 1)

A division is happening within the church. The pope is calling all people of the world to gather under his umbrella for a one world religion. The bishop, Tony Palmer, assumes the role of his spokesperson. All of those who call themselves … Continue reading

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Pray

Do we know the power of our prayers? Do we know that God awaits our prayers and wants to answer them? Do we know that our prayers ascend for God to hold in the golden bowls of incense before His throne? Do we know … Continue reading

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Stepping into Ephesians

Let us take a glimpse into reality and lose ourselves in Ephesians 3:16-19, which describes the riches of Christ’s glory in the Sabbath rest to which we have complete access by faith. This passage (in the Amplified version) says: 16 … 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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