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Take Heart, I Have Overcome the World!

John 16:33 NIV “I have told you these things, so that in me you may have peace. In this world you will have trouble. But take heart! I have overcome the world.” It’s not difficult to identify the “trouble”. It

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The Father and the Son

I understand, at least from a theological perspective, how God the Father, God the Son and God the Holy Spirit are three distinct persons, all individually truly God, yet one in essence. If you are like me, there are times

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Please Meet Bill & Mary Sweeney

I’ve joked for many years that I feel like a caveman. Unfortunately, ALS has turned me into somewhat of a recluse; the weaker I get, the more reclusive I’ve become. As most of you know, I cannot speak or move.

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I Was Wrong

On our fridge we have a magnet that is about four inches by three inches which states the following: “I love you more today that I did yesterday. Yesterday you really got on my nerves!” My wife and I have

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Emotions

How easy do your feelings get hurt? How do you normally react to criticism? What types of visuals make your heart swell up with love? What personal interactions draw you to focus on how you are thought of by others?

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The Battle Within

I’ll be 72 years old in three days. Funny, because when I was young, I doubted that I would make it to be 40. I was wrong. Actually I’ve been wrong about a lot of things as I reflect on

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Overcoming Regrets

I didn’t write this, a dear Christian friend of mine did. His name is Bill and his website can be found at the following link: https://unshakablehope.wordpress.com/ If you get a chance, drop in and say Hi to Bill. You’ll be glad

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Adversity From Within

  I’ve been reading through Acts again where Luke is telling us what The Apostle Paul encountered with regard to adversity, after his conversion. Paul didn’t have an easy time. There was adversity from within and from without. When reading

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Trusting God

This is personal. I don’t have all the answers. I don’t even know all the questions. But I know enough to trust my God who has never failed me. How do you say thank you for something like that? Coming

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How to Handle Differences of Opinion

Potential Conflict Conflict is a fact of Christian fellowship. Now you may have thought: “Oh, if I could only be back in time of the apostles it would be great. Then the church wouldn’t be divided as it is today.”

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The Work of God

I’ve always wondered what it would feel like to actually stand beside or near Jesus, the Son of God and look upon His face and hear His voice. You see the sky, the clouds, the sun shining and feel the

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A Living Hope

1 Peter 1:3-9 NIV “Praise be to the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ! In his great mercy he has given us new birth into a living hope through the resurrection of Jesus Christ from the dead, and into

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Struggling With Sin

There’s no getting around it: we all struggle with sin (Romans 3:23). Even the great Apostle Paul lamented over his ongoing struggle with sin in his life: “For I know that nothing good dwells in me, that is, in my

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Forgiving One’s Self

One of the hardest things for Christians to do is to forgive ourselves. I know. I’ve been there. You have too, if you will admit it. We all have. If, as a child of God, we ask His forgiveness for

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Points to Ponder

“If the universe had not been made with the most exacting precision we could never have come into existence. It is my view that these circumstances indicate the universe was created for man to live in.” –Robert Jastrow, agnostic astronomer,

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The Mercy of Our God

I’m not sure what God is doing with me lately but I do know that He is bringing things to my memory that I had almost forgotten. Things I’m really not that anxious to remember, things I don’t want to

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Tell Me To Come

There is one question that I do not dare ask… click on the link directly below to read a beautiful insight given by Beejai, an inspirational Christian that I follow who is witnessing in Turkey. via January 22 – Tell Me

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He Loves Us!

Sometimes it’s hard to imagine that our God, who created this earth, our solar system, our galaxy and the whole universe, loves us. The fact that He hears our prayers, answers our prayers, guides us, meets our deepest needs, still

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Dare To Ask

A New Year has started and what are our hopes and fears? If all I had to go on is what I see happening now in the world, I would not hold too much hope for the future and I

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Fear Not

This morning a lot of the news is focused on what has transpired between Israel  and the United States concerning the recent U.N. resolution that was passed against Israel.  The list of troubling developments within our world just keeps getting

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