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Counting the cost

Who builds a house and doesn’t count the cost first? Who goes to war and doesn’t plan ahead? These parables Jesus told all equated to taking up our personal “cross” and following Him. Really? It’s like building a structure to … Continue reading

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They are His

““So don’t be afraid: I’m with you. I’ll round up all your scattered children, pull them in from east and west. I’ll send orders north and south:                           … Continue reading

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The Revelation

“The revelation of God is whole and pulls our lives together. The signposts of God are clear and point out the right road. The life-maps of God are right, showing the way to joy. The directions of God are plain … Continue reading

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Scattered Seeds

Bright eyes look down at me. What a big smile he has. I love that smile! We had been watching a huge bird fly across the sky and then I asked him, “Don’t you wish we could fly like that?” … Continue reading

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Heaven- Are you ready?

11 Then I looked and heard the voice of many angels, numbering thousands upon thousands, and ten thousand times ten thousand. They encircled the throne and the living creatures and the elders. 12 In a loud voice they were saying: … Continue reading

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Dirty Dog

We have a crazy 5 year old bird dog that lives for a chance to squeeze between you and the door and get out. He then runs through our neighborhood at 30+ mph non-stop! Finally, when he can go on … Continue reading

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Filthy Rags

“Come now, let us reason together, says the Lord. Though your sins are like scarlet, they shall be white as snow; though they are red as crimson, they shall be like wool.” One of our children has walked a hard … Continue reading

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