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Pain, Suffering and Prayer…Thinking Outside the Box by Gary Mueller One of my favorite Bible verses is James 4:2: “You do not have because you do not ask God.” We are told throughout the Bible to pray. The Apostle Paul expands this teaching a little further. He says that prayer from an individual is tremendously powerful. Prayer is […]

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To Know and Be Known by Jane Josephs “You have searched me, Lord, and you know me.”  –Psalm 139:1 For Christmas this year I got a book by New York Times bestselling author David Brooks titled: How to Know a Person: The Art of Seeing Others Deeply and Being Deeply Seen. I requested the book […]

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Celebrating God’s Love By Amy Ruiz “We love because he first loved us.” —1 John 4:19 Valentine’s Day is a holiday that brings mixed reviews and various emotional responses. Some couples use it as a time to celebrate their love for each other and are excited for a time to openly celebrate their love. Kids […]

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But God By Kat Clark “You intended to harm me, but God intended it for good to accomplish what is now being done, the saving of many lives.” —Genesis 50:20 These words were spoken by Joseph to his brothers after the death of their father, Israel. Joseph’s brothers had deeply wronged him, even selling him […]

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Practicing the Presence of God by Bob Gaudi “You have made known to me the path of life; You fill me with joy in Your presence, with eternal pleasures at Your right hand.” –Psalm 16:11 I have the good fortune of facilitating a Bible study for fellow experienced Christians—sometimes called “seniors” or older people, but […]

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Be Careful What You Pray For By Tracy Gordon Trust in the Lord with all your heart, and do not lean on your own understanding. In all your ways acknowledge Him, and He will make your paths straight.— Proverbs 3:5-6 From the moment I became a mother, I have prayed that my children would love […]

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The Toughest Things to Learn as a Christian by Gary Mueller Things have been getting a bit frustrating for me of late as I age and find myself contracting all sorts of illnesses I hardly ever heard of before. How would I have ever imagined the ball in the joint at the top of my […]

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Praying the Headlines by Jane Josephs “You will hear of wars and rumors of wars, but see to it that you are not alarmed.” –Matt. 24:6 Several of my friends tell me they don’t watch news programs or read about current events anymore. I understand! The headlines are filled with what Jesus called “end time” […]

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New Year…New You by Amy Ruiz “Forget the former things; do not dwell on the past. See, I am doing a new thing!” –Isaiah 43:18-19a As we begin the New Year, I can’t help but focus on the word new. When I think of that word, I think about something fresh, clean, and untouched. One […]

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Loving Father by Kat Clark “Let us hold unswervingly to the hope we profess, for He who promised is faithful.” –Hebrews 10:23 Every Christmas season, my family and I would choose the perfect fresh-cut tree together. When one caught my eye, my dad pulled it out and spun it around so I could study it […]

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