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FORGIVENESS

Paul the Apostle wrote about the importance of forgiveness in 2 Corinthians 2:10-11 … “Anyone you forgive, I also forgive. And what I have forgiven—if there was anything to forgive—I have forgiven in the sight of Christ for your sake, in order that Satan might not outwit us. for we are not unaware of his…

Trust God Completely

First Harvey … now Irma … two powerful hurricanes disrupting and devastating the life of Americans. Watching the different news reports, it is interesting to observe the responses and behavior of those who reside in the path of these storms. After loading up with food, water, clothing … life’s seeming essential items … there is…

We Need Family

The flooding this past week in the Houston, TX, area has been tragic and life changing. I am sure that no one was completely prepared for the devastation left by Harvey. No doubt the hurricane’s impact challenged peoples value system. These types of events make us reevaluate what really is important in life. The value…

Train A Child In The Way He Should Go

“Train a child in the way he should go and when he is old he will not turn from it.” Proverbs 22:6 This is a much-discussed verse of Scripture. It is also a verse of Scripture about which the people of God have many questions … What does it mean to train your children and…

What does it mean to be GENUINE?

What does it mean to be GENUINE? If you Google the word, you come up with words like: authentic, real, actual, original, bona fide, true, veritable, sincere, honest, truthful, straightforward, direct, frank, candid, open, natural … all these words describe something or someone dependable. Truthfully we spend our lives looking for the genuine in people…

Fear Is A Horrible Thing

So rampant is fear that society has classified many different types of “Phobia” … literally hundreds … • Glossophobia: Performance anxiety, or the fear of speaking in front of an audience • Acrophobia: The fear of heights. • Claustrophobia: The fear of enclosed or tight spaces. • Aviatophobia: The fear of flying. • Odontophobia: Fear…

A Child Will Lead Them

“… and a little child will lead them.” (Isaiah 11:6) Sometimes we get impatient with children. They demand much attention and require a lot of our time. They know so little, keep making mistakes, and drain our finances. They are always getting dirty, can’t seem to stay out of trouble, need to go to the…

A Callous Heart

“For this people’s heart has become calloused; they hardly hear with their ears, and they have closed their eyes.” (Matthew 13:15a) When reading this passage, it is important to understand that our heart, in the Hebrew understanding, is the seat of intellect, emotion and will. Jesus mentions Isaiah’s words (Isaiah 6) to describe a problem…