Category Archives: the new you

Identity… 

August 16 Today, I ran across the strangest of stories. There is a young European woman that took a childhood fascination and turned it into reality. You may have heard of her… she is known as the “real-life Barbie.” Her … Continue reading

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Bread from Heaven; part 2

August 3 “I am the living bread that came down from Heaven.” (Jesus; John 6:51) Yesterday, we talked about God’s provision to take care of His people as they journeyed in the wilderness. God provided “bread from heaven” to sustain … Continue reading

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A God of Faith

August 1 “Have the faith of God!” (Jesus, literal translation from Mark 11:22) A few days ago, we talked about faith in God… I wanted to return to this phrase, because it is so packed with promise and possibility. We … Continue reading

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“Son of Unclean”

July 30 “Immediately he recovered his sight and followed (Jesus) on the way.” (Mark 10:52) Remember that scene from Rocky 2 where Rocky is running through the streets of Philadelphia. Before long he is joined by some neighborhood kids… and … Continue reading

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Trash Talk too

July 23 You may have heard the news report, out of Cocoa FL, from July 12. A group of teens watched and laughed as a man drowned in a retention pond. The teens recorded the 31-year-old’s drowning on video – … Continue reading

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Seeds

July 20 “A man sowed good seed in his field. But while everyone was asleep, his enemy came and sowed weeds among the wheat, and slipped away.” (from Matthew 13:24-25) While on this “gardening” theme, I wanted to follow-up on … Continue reading

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The New You, Nurtured

July 19 “Guard your heart above all else, for it determines the course of your life.” (Prov. 4:23) I enjoy gardening. There is something satisfying in bringing living things from the earth (and enjoying the fruits of those labors). I … Continue reading

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