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Take heart

Matthew 14:23-33 At night, things are supposed to be peaceful and quiet. At the end of the day when we have settled in we look forward to rest. It’s time to sleep but, suddenly, something goes “bump.” Day or night, … Continue reading

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You shall not covet

You shall not covet your neighbor’s house. Exodus 20:17 It happens with the latest gadgets. It also happens when a friend purchases a new car, boat or other extravagance. They become the envy of others and sometimes, those who are … Continue reading

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Sticks and stones

Matthew 7:1-5, Exodus 20:16. All too often, the words we use harm others. When we engage in gossip or innuendo, it often comes at another’s expense. It is no simple task to undo the harm that results. The sad truth … Continue reading

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Remember the Sabbath Day

Remember the Sabbath day, to keep it holy. Six days you shall labor, and do all your work, but the seventh day is a Sabbath to the LORD your God. Exodus 20:8-10 People today are so busy and distracted that … Continue reading

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Being a servant of all

Mark 9:30-37 Look out for number one. First come, first served. I need my space. The world practically begs us to always consider “Me first.” Inward focus is the order of the day, thus we become stars of our own … Continue reading

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Joy that lasts forever

John 11: 17-44 The room is dimly lit and the atmosphere is one of quiet anticipation. The emotional toll is paid at first with tears. In time, smiles may come to the faces of loved ones who share stories while … Continue reading

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Living together in faith

2 Corinthians 1:23-2:11 Nothing gives the devil more pleasure than to drive a wedge between God and his people. Second on Satan’s list is to set the brothers and sisters in Christ against one another. All too often, Satan uses … Continue reading

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