Category Archives: faith

Suffering, God and You

God is teaching me much about suffering.  Did you know it’s actually an honor to suffer for righteousness’ sake?  Philippians 1:29 indicates and confirms that.   Philippians 1:29(NKJV) 29 For to you it has been granted on behalf of Christ, not … Continue reading

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Do you expect a miracle?

Romans 8:28(NKJV) 28 And we know that all things work together for good to those who love God, to those who are the called according to His purpose.   Matthew 6:33(NKJV) 33 But seek first the kingdom of God and His righteousness, … Continue reading

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Yes, Mary Did Know

One of my favorite songs celebrating Jesus is “Mary did you know?” by Mark Lowry.  One of the lines is “did you know that when you kissed your baby boy, you kissed the face of God?”.  That just recently jumped … Continue reading

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Pondering Prayer #3

Today, God is leading me to explore a scripture that has baffled me through the years. It’s found in James 5:16. James 5:16(KJV) 16 Confess your faults one to another, and pray one for another, that ye may be healed. … Continue reading

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Pondering the Parable of the Prodigal Son and Its Relationship to Christmas

God is amazing in how He teaches through parables. Some things are picked up pretty quickly while other points surface over time. The parable of the Prodigal Son is found in Luke 15:11-32. A pretty standard take on this parable … Continue reading

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May God Grant Us the Faith to Believe

There’s no doubt about it. Scripture says that perilous times will come. In Matthew 24, Jesus is quoted as saying that he who endures to the end will be saved. So, let’s examine what it takes to endure to the … Continue reading

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Are you imprisoned by a disabled body or faith? You can be spiritually free.

There’s absolutely nothing that can separate you from God or His love.  Perhaps you did something wrong and are reaping the consequences of your actions by being incarcerated.  Perhaps you are emotionally captive because of trauma in your life that … Continue reading

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