Thankful in all circumstances

A lot of people are listing the things for which they are thankful during the month of November. Maybe I've missed it, but I haven't seen anyone include a trial in their list of "thankful fors." But this scripture declares we're to be grateful in all things...even the...

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Thankfulness

My cats are so funny. Every morning I fill their food bowls--two medium sized bowls and two larger ones. I put the exact same amount of food in each bowl, but because two of the bowls are smaller, the food heaps up and spills over. These are the bowls for which the...

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He is our dwelling place

These words are so beautiful. He is our dwelling place. He was, He is, and He always will be from everlasting to everlasting. Nothing else gives us a guarantee of forever except God. If that knowledge doesn't wash you in a warm flow of security, I don't know what will.

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Positive eternal value

Piggybacking on Tuesday's post about timeā€¦ When we ask God to help us use our time wisely, He will guide us in the best activities for our hands. God gives the blessing of work, of accomplishing good for His glory and our well-being. When our work, activities, and...

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Time with Him

Have you ever noticed on old headstones the way the deceased's life is recorded? They would carve the number of years, months, and days the person spent on the earth, counting each day as significant. I've wondered if they were inspired by this particular scripture....

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The place of glory

We humans tend to measure everything by time. (Some drivers seem to think if they arrive at a place a minute ahead of everyone else, they've accomplished something spectacular.) The older I get, the faster time seems to go--and I'm not referencing MPH! But time has a...

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Shine for Jesus

One of the first projects I completed in calligraphy was this phrase: "In the world of science, one must experience to believe; in the world of Jesus, one must believe to experience." That is so true! When we ask Jesus in faith to be our Savior, the veil is taken...

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A servant heart

There's a verse in the sixth chapter of I Corinthians that says we have the right to do anything, but not everything is beneficial to us. Rights should never be confused with responsibilities. As mature believers, we have a responsibility toward our new brothers and...

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Jesus holds the victory

I have a dear friend who often includes in her prayers thankfulness to God for freeing her from addictions. She understands too well the heartache of being bound to something harmful and she appreciates the strength God gave her to break those chains. There are so...

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