Monthly Archives: August 2013

Leave It All at the Cross

(God said) “… They shall all know Me, from the least of them to the greatest. For I will be merciful toward their iniquities, and I will remember their sins no more.” Hebrews 8:11b-12 Scripture says if you are in … Continue reading

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Asking or Doing

“If you have raced with foot-runners and they have wearied you, how will you compete with horses? And if in a safe land you fall down, how will you fare in the thickets of the Jordan?” – Jeremiah 12:1-13 Jeremiah … Continue reading

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Take a Look in the Mirror

“Before I formed you in the womb I knew you, before you were born I set you apart; I appointed you as a prophet to the nations.” – Jeremiah 1:5 Every now and then someone will ask me: “How do you … Continue reading

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Am I Normal?

Rebekah called her younger son Jacob and said to him, “Your brother is consoling himself by planning to kill you… Flee at once to my brother Laban in Haran, and stay with him a while—until your brother’s anger against you … Continue reading

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Jesus Wept

“Jesus Wept!” I never thought I would hear what I heard on TV News tonight… not in North Carolina… Not in America. It seems that in Raleigh – our State capitol – it is against the law for churches to … Continue reading

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I Just Can’t Believe in God

“Lord, why do you stand aside, why hide from us now the times are hard? The poor [are] devoured by the pride of the wicked, [they are] caught in the wiles the other has devised.” – Psalm 10:1 Who can believe … Continue reading

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God Always Helps

Now may our Lord Jesus Christ Himself, and God our Father, who loved us and gave us eternal comfort and good hope through His grace, comfort your hearts and establish them in every good work and word. 2 Thessalonians 2:16-17 … Continue reading

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Cheers to the Church

“Day by day, as they spent much time together in the temple, they broke bread at home and ate their food with glad and generous hearts, praising God and having the goodwill of all the people.”  excerpts from Acts 2:37-47 … Continue reading

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The One in Front Of You

“Martha had a sister named Mary, who sat at the Lord’s feet and listened to what he was saying.  But Martha was distracted by her many tasks; so she came to him and asked, ‘Lord, do you not care that … Continue reading

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Ask, Seek, Knock

“Ask, and it will be given you; seek, and you will find; knock, and the door will be opened for you.” – Luke 11:9 Do you believe that? I have known a few people whose prayers have gone unanswered. Jesus’ … Continue reading

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