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Her Worst Fear Realized

She wasn’t a respectable woman, but she was needed. It felt good to be needed. The love she desired remained elusive. An encounter with a man’s temporary affection would have to do. Why did the officials find it necessary to publicly shame her when caught? Her self-condemnation cloaked her day in and day out. No […]

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Judgment Day

Dear Friends, America has spoken. For more than a year we have been listening to those with a large platform tell us their thoughts about the 2016 Presidential Election, but yesterday the everyday citizen had his turn to speak. America decided the future path of the country. Judgment day has come and passed. There is […]

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Security

Prompted by an activity question to meditate on the truth of Romans 8:37, I have come to a conclusion that drives my daily existence with fresh awareness. First, let’s look at the verse: “… we are more than conquerors through Him who loved us.” I choose security as my single-word theme of the mind-blowing passage of […]

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There’s Hope!

Jon and I recently visited Yad Vashem and know the impact it can have on the human soul. Grief, sorrow, anger… all are normal emotions visitors encounter as they walk the sacred rooms of the museum. Another welcomed result of the ongoing collection of data from the Holocaust is the sense of hope- hope that […]

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100-Day Identity Makeover: Day 50

Day 50 You Are Holy and Blameless (Ephesians 1:4) God chose you in Christ “before the creation of the world to be holy and blameless in His sight” (Ephesians 1:4). Holy… blameless… How can it be? Your everlasting Father in heaven has always known you and has always had a perfect (complete) vision of you. Long […]

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100-Day Identity Makeover: Day 38

Day 38 You Are God’s Temple (1 Corinthians 3:16) What is the significance of being God’s temple? It means you are sacred and God’s Spirit lives in you (See 1 Corinthians 3:16-17)! Perhaps Westerns have difficulty with the implications of a temple; we’re more accustomed to churches, cathedrals and synagogues. But in other parts of the […]

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Ink on Display

Do you wear any ink on your body? If you have one or more tattoos, then you understand the draw to connect your life to something bigger than yourself. Placing words, numbers or images on your flesh sends the message, “It’s not about me. There’s something/someone greater.” Man’s desire for a mark began with the […]

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