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On this Hillary Business…

Let’s dispense with the niceties…she’s corrupt. That’s not news, but it’s most unfortunate that the reputation and integrity of the FBI has now been tarnished too. With that being said, there are two things this newest Clinton scandal has brought … Continue reading

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WARNING: Genuine Christianity May Cause a Riot

Brace yourself…I’m about to drop an over-used word on you…”blessed”. Yep, in today’s language it can mean anything one considers a favorable development, but in the context of scripture it carried more significance. It was the difference between receiving an inheritance … Continue reading

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On the Question of Peace

In preparation for our Men’s Bible Study, I read this painfully, spot-on quote regarding the church in America. Ironically it was written in 1948 and has never been truer: “Right now we are in an age of religious complexity. The simplicity … Continue reading

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Where Hope Lives

Does your spirit need a lift today? Consider this; there’s a passage of scripture that’s a virtual door to a room filled with eternal optimism. No, it’s not a place where everything gets suddenly fixed, it’s a place where hope … Continue reading

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Squirrels are Punks (re-post)

I know there are things about squirrels I should appreciate, but to be honest, they’re punks. I mean, try to spend a few moments out on the deck reading and see what happens. Recently I did, and as usual here … Continue reading

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Psalm 23 (6b)

“And I will dwell in the house of the Lord forever.” – Psalm 23:6b NKJV “Where will you live forever? In the house of the Lord. If His house is your “forever house”, what does that make this earthly house? … Continue reading

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Psalm 23 (6a)

“Surely goodness and mercy shall follow me all the days of my life…” – Psalm 23:6a NKJV “Our moods may shift, but God doesn’t. Our minds may change, but God doesn’t. Our devotion may falter, but God never does. Even … Continue reading

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Psalm 23 (5b)

“You anoint my head with oil; my cup runs over.” – Psalm 23:5b NKJV “So we, like sheep get wounded. And we, like sheep have a shepherd. Remember the words we read? ‘We belong to Him; we are his people, … Continue reading

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Psalm 23 (5a)

“You prepare a table before me in the presence of my enemies…” – Psalm 23:5a NKJV “What if your Shepherd did for you what the shepherd did for his flock? Suppose He dealt with your enemy, the devil, and prepared … Continue reading

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Psalm 23 (4b)

“For you are with me; Your rod and Your staff, they comfort me.” – Psalm 23:4b NKJV “Just as for the sheep of David’s day there was comfort and consolation in seeing the rod in the shepherd’s skillful hands, so … Continue reading

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Psalm 23 (4a)

“Yea, though I walk through the valley of the shadow of death, I will fear no evil…” – Psalm 23:4a NKJ “It is a most reassuring and reinforcing experience to the child of God to discover that there is, even … Continue reading

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Psalm 23 (3b)

“He leads me in the paths of righteousness for His name’s sake.” – Psalm 23:3b NKJV “When the desire for self-assertion, self-aggrandizement, self-pleasing gives way to the desire for simply pleasing God and others, much of the fret and strain is … Continue reading

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Psalm 23 (3a)

“He restores my soul…” – Psalm 23:3a NKJV “When I read the life story of Jesus Christ and examine carefully His conduct in coping with human need, I see Him again and again as the Good Shepherd picking up “cast” … Continue reading

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Psalm 23 (2b)

“He leads me beside the still waters.” – Psalm 23:2b NKJV “All the long and complex history of earth’s religions, pagan worship, and human philosophy is bound up with this insatiable thirst for God. David, when he composed Psalm 23, … Continue reading

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Psalm 23 (2a)

“He makes me to lie down in green pastures…” – Psalm 23:2a NKJV “[For sheep] it is significant that to be at rest there must be a definite sense of freedom from fear, tension, aggravations, and hunger. The unique aspect … Continue reading

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Psalm 23 (1b)

“…I shall not want.” – Psalm 23:1b NKJV “Contentment should be the hallmark of the man or woman who has put his or her affairs in the hands of God. This especially applies in our affluent age. But the outstanding … Continue reading

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Psalm 23 (1a)

“The Lord is my shepherd…” – Psalm 23:1a NKJV “When David, who was a warrior, minstrel, and ambassador for God, searched for an illustration of God, he remembered his days as a shepherd. He remembered how he lavished attention on … Continue reading

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“Moses”

Moses isn’t generally known for writing a Psalm, but he did. Psalm 90 is a record of his praise to the Lord. Have you ever thought about the years he kept sheep for Jethro after leaving Egypt the first time, … Continue reading

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Social-Issue Sucker-Punches

With “tolerance” becoming the new litmus test for public legitimacy, perhaps you’re feeling a little intimidated these days. If so, a few quick thoughts on the matter may help when the next verbal “sucker-punch” comes along at the workplace or family … Continue reading

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“Real”

“That which was from the beginning, which we have heard, which we have seen with our eyes, which we have looked upon, and our hands have handled, concerning the Word of life…” – 1 John 1:1 NKJV There real truths … Continue reading

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