Tag Archives: hope

Giving Thanks…

I love Thanksgiving. To me, it marks the official beginning of “the most wonderful time of the year”. As we gather with family and friends, Psalm 100 seems especially appropriate:  “Make a joyful shout to the LORD, all you lands! … Continue reading

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A Deep Sense of Contentment

What does sufficiency mean for a disciple? The word “sufficient” means “needed amount”, or “wanted amount”; and in life, there are lots of needs and wants. For example, food and water are needed to live, and of course, humans are … Continue reading

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Pleasing Aromas

Do you like the smell of cookies baking? Steaks grilling? Fresh coffee brewing? How about your wife’s perfume or husband’s aftershave? In life, there are emotions, memories, and mental images tied to aromas and fragrances. In 2 Corinthians 2:12-17 Paul … Continue reading

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Love is…

The word “love” is often used carelessly. In the Bible, however, the word love carries much more weight than just feelings that come and go, it involves an act of the will. It describes a “decided” love between people, love … Continue reading

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The Lord’s Day 11-11-18

“The statutes of the LORD are right, rejoicing the heart; the commandment of the LORD is pure, enlightening the eyes; the fear of the LORD is clean, enduring forever; the judgments of the LORD are true and righteous altogether.” – … Continue reading

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Wisdom 10.28

“The hope of the righteous will be gladness, but the expectation of the wicked will perish.” – Proverbs 10:28 NKJV A believer has many reasons to expect a better future, and hope connected to the things of God produces an … Continue reading

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Revealed

Logic can be dangerous concerning spiritual things. Not because reason must be set aside for faith, but because it’s according to “something” or “someone”. In the case of spiritual matters, reason according to God is the only rationale worth pursuing; … Continue reading

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