Its Christmas Time

It’s Christmas time! From holiday shopping on Black Friday to the unveiling of gifts on Christmas Day, there is a fresh new build up of anticipation promising this year will be special. Yet sadly, many are left with a sense of emptiness as the stuff once longed for becomes a drudgery, and the hopes for […]

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Legend of the Dogwood

There is a legend, that at the time of the Crucifixion the dogwood had been the size of the oak and other forest trees.  So firm and strong was the tree that it was chosen as the timber of the cross.  To be used thus for such a cruel purpose greatly distressed the tree, and […]

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Noah’s Ark

Another one of those things floating around the email chain, so I have no idea who the author is, but I enjoy it. Hope you will too. Noah’s Ark : Everything I need to know, I learned from Noah’s Ark. ONE: Don’t miss the boat. TWO: Remember that we are all in the same boat! […]

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Bones

Not sure what got me on the subject, perhaps hearing the song “Dem Bones” and having it stick in my mind for a few days. Of course, that led me to Ezekiel chapter 37 and the story about the Valley of Dry Bones. King James Version: Ezekiel Chapter 37 1 The hand of the LORD […]

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The Last Time

James 4:13-15 13 Go to now, ye that say, To day or to morrow we will go into such a city, and continue there a year, and buy and sell, and get gain: 14 Whereas ye know not what shall be on the morrow. For what is your life? It is even a vapour, that appeareth for […]

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God Loves Us

1 John 4:19-21 19We love because he first loved us. 20If anyone says, “I love God,” yet hates his brother, he is a liar. For anyone who does not love his brother, whom he has seen, cannot love God, whom he has not seen. 21And he has given us this command: Whoever loves God must […]

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A Christmas Poem

Unknown Author – came along in an email – *Twas the month before Christmas* *When all through our land,* *Not a Christian was praying* *Nor taking a stand.* *See the PC Police had taken away,* *The reason for Christmas – no one could say.* *The children were told by their schools not to sing,* *About […]

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Overcoming the Storms

Jeremiah 33:14-16 14 The days are surely coming, says the Lord, when I will fulfill the promise I made to the house of Israel and the house of Judah. 15 In those days and at that time I will cause a righteous Branch to spring up for David; and he shall execute justice and righteousness in the […]

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Expiration Date

Ecclesiastes 9:12 Moreover,no man knows when his hour will come: As fish are caught in a cruel net, or birds are taken in a snare, so men are trapped by evil times that fall unexpectedly upon them. This past week a sister in Christ passed from us to join those that have gone before  her.  […]

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