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Are You the Agreeable Type?

Batah (Hebrew): to attach oneself, trust, confide in, feel safe, be confident, secure. The basic idea signifies firmness or solidity. Denotes a confident expectation.1 Studying this term today I realize afresh that God is completely confident in me; He’s completely confident in you. Now before you reject the notion of God’s confidence in mere man, […]

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Perseverance Makes Faith Productive

Wait. Don’t you love that word? {Insert sarcastic tone here.} Don’t you love the experience? Sitting in a long line of traffic on an interstate highway… waiting on the phone for the next available representative… Waiting. You do it with such grace and so do I. Waiting is inherent to our faith. In fact, we […]

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Attention Parents: Your Child Has a Core Need

Did you hear the report coming out of the Cleveland Zoo that a parent dangling their two-year old over the cheetah exhibit accidentally dropped the child and then went into the animal’s habitat to rescue him? You can click on the link and watch the FOX News report here. The wild cats harmed neither the […]

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Did God Really Say…?

I shared a biblical truth on social media- God’s promise of provision and our faith to take hold of it. Matthew 6 states three times to not worry; in other words, stop doubting, He will do this! It’s not even a matter of asking in prayer for your material needs, because the Father in heaven […]

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I need something stronger than myself!

After many hours of manual labor handling bulk orders of fruit yesterday, this body is tired! To add to that, I am awake extra early today. I’m ready for a cup of coffee- something strong! What’s in your cup today? Do you prefer to prepare a java delight at home or purchase one? I imagine […]

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prayers of worry

Have you ever prayed this kind of prayer: “Oh, God, we don’t know how we’re going to pay our bills next month.  Please provide the work for us to have the cash we need…?”  I know I have!  It’s a prayer of worry.  The good thing is at least we know to take our concerns […]

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light overcomes darkness

Running my favorite trail this past week, I rehearsed my “no fear” mentality as I progressed deeper into the woods and away from neighborhoods and roads. Some people ask me, “You run that trail alone?”  I do run it, but I never consider myself to be alone.  My worship, which is my focus in thought, […]

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