Pleasing God

“For am I now trying to win the favor of people, or God? Or am I striving to please people? If I were still trying to please people, I would not be a slave of Christ.” – Galatians 1:10 First, I’d like to give a shout out to all of you. Thank you to everyone for […]

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“A friend loves at all times, and a brother is born for adversity.” – Proverbs 17:17 I truly believe that we, as a people, will be better off if and when we show love to one another, when we build each other up, and when we honor one another. The opposite doesn’t do any good for anyone […]

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Honoring Shepherds

“For the Lamb who is at the center of the throne will shepherd them; He will guide them to springs of living waters, and God will wipe away every tear from their eyes.” – Revelation 7:17 “And when the chief Shepherd appears, you will receive the unfading crown of glory.” – 1 Peter 5:4    Authority is important in […]

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Hope That Endures

“Also through Him, we have obtained access by faith into this grace in which we stand, and we rejoice in the hope of the glory of God.” – Romans 5:2 Today is one of those up and down kind of days where my mood can shift from the lowest of lows to level again. It’s […]

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You Can Choose

“Blessed be the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ, the Father of mercies and the God of all comfort. He comforts us in all our affliction, so that we may be able to comfort those who are in any kind of affliction, through the comfort we ourselves receive from God.” – 2 Corinthians […]

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This one features a classic from a master poet that I’ve always loved. I think she wrote this just for me – even though I probably wasn’t born at the time. Love it! Still I Rise – by Maya Angelou You may write me down in history With your bitter, twisted lies, You may tread me in […]

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“Now we have this treasure in clay jars,so that this extraordinary power may be from God and not from us. We are pressured in every way but not crushed; we are perplexed but not in despair; we are persecuted but not abandoned; we are struck down but not destroyed […] Therefore we do not give […]

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