Category Archives: Faith

But wait… there’s STILL more to prayer

February 6 When we pray, most of us are seeking something from God. We want answers to our prayers (and, mostly, we want those answers to be “Yes!”). But God doesn’t always grant our requests. In fact, much of the … Continue reading

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More to Prayer…

February 1 “Do not be anxious about anything, but in everything by prayer and supplication with thanksgiving let your requests be made known to God.” (Philippians 4:6) When we think about prayer, most of the time we see it as … Continue reading

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There’s Something About Mary

December 16 “Mary treasured all these things and pondered them in her heart often.” (Luke 2:19) We have been looking at Mary, the one God chose to be the Mother for His Son. Yesterday, we talked about her dedication to … Continue reading

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Finding Christmas at Christmas; Part 2

December 12 Most really good stories have a good backstory – a way for us to see and understand the main character of the story before the events of the story unfold. The Christmas story is no different. For centuries, … Continue reading

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Remain in Me…

October 9 “If you remain in Me and My words remain in you, ask whatever you wish, and it will be done for you.” (John 15:7) We spent most of the last week talking about fruit and fruitfulness – and … Continue reading

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Bonded with Christ; Part 4

October 3 We have been talking about the importance of being bonded with Jesus. In John 15, Jesus reminds His disciples of the necessity of this connection. It is even more important when we ponder the struggles of so many … Continue reading

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What Do You See?

September 21 “I look at Your heavens, the work of Your fingers, the moon and the stars which You have set in place…” (Psalm 8:3) Those who are critical of people of faith, return time and again to a common … Continue reading

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Doubting

September 19 “Do not be unbelieving, but believing.” (Jesus – John 20:27) If we are honest, there are moments in our lives when we all struggle with our faith. There are times when some doubts dominate our thoughts – and … Continue reading

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Belief

September 11 “This is the only work God wants from you: Believe in the One He has sent.” (Jn. 6:29) No matter who we are, our lives are based upon belief. Whether we believe in our selves, or in someone … Continue reading

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How to live in the “Done.”

September 7 We have been focusing on the completed work of Christ – a work that is already finished, completed, done… for every one of us. Once we accept that God’s work, on our behalf, IS finished then we need … Continue reading

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