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Disappointment with God Part 2

“So we fix our eyes not on what is seen but on what is unseen.  For what is seen is temporary, but what is unseen is eternal” (2 Corinthians 4:18). As you live and move and have your being in Christ, at some point, difficult days will come. We live in a fallen world, and […]

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Disappointment with God Part 1

 “All the ways of the LORD are loving and faithful,” (Psalm 25:10 NIV). I sat on the floor playing a card game with my young son. It was shaping up to be one of the best summers ever. Steven was savoring every minute of the long hot days, our Golden Retriever, Ginger, had delivered seven […]

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The Easy Way to Live the Abundant Life

My yoke upon you and learn from me, for my yoke is easy and my burden is light,”  (Matthew 11:28-230 NIV).  Here’s a question. Do you think obedience to God is easy or hard? Hmmm. Obedience may seem hard at first, but in reality, obedience is the easy way. It is difficult to cope with […]

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Reading the Bible with Fresh Eyes

For the word of God is living and active… ( Several years ago I went on a mission trip to the West Indies. Part of our mission included distributing reading glasses to the islanders. I’ll never forget handing a Bible to a leathery-faced, elderly man. “Can you read this?” I asked. In polished Old-English, he began, […]

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