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Finding Joy While Suffering

Finding Joy While Suffering “God lifted me out of the slimy pit, out of the mud and mire; He set my feet on a rockand gave me a firm place to stand” (Psalm 40:2 NIV). One of the more common questions from Christians is about suffering.  Why does a God

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Anger Can Be Good

Anger Can Be Good  “Fools vent their anger, but the wise quietly hold it back” (Proverbs 29:11 NLT).     Many people think that all anger is bad or sinful.  We tend to associate anger with a loss of control, shouting, and aggressive behavior.  However, anger can be good and

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Do We Realize Who Is With Us?

Do We Realize Who Is With Us?

Do We Realize Who Is With Us? “… And surely I am with you always, to the very end of the age” (Matthew 28:20 NIV). Some of the rotten “fruit” of the enemy is fear and doubt.   If we truly stopped and contemplated who is always with us, then fear

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Evil Can Occur During Church

Evil Can Occur During Church

Evil Can Occur During Church “So I find this law at work: Although I want to do good, evil is right there with me”  (Romans 7:21 NIV). I am angry about the continued shootings at our churches. Our churches are God’s house on earth.  Psalm 46:1 teaches us, “God is

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Finding Peace During the Corona Virus Pandemic

Finding Peace During the Corona Virus Pandemic

Finding Peace During the Corona Virus Pandemic “God says, “I will save those who love me and will protect those who acknowledge me as Lord.  When they call to me, I will answer them; when they are in trouble, I will be with them.  I will rescue them and honor them.  I will

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Finding Comfort During Grief

Finding Comfort During Grief

Finding Comfort During Grief “Blessed are those who mourn, for they will be comforted” (Matthew 5:4 NIV) Grief is inevitable.  We grieve our loss – a child, spouse, parent, close friend, or pet.  I have grieved many losses in my life – sister, marriage, father, friends, and many pets.  It

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Recipe for Joy

Recipe for Joy “I will continue to rejoice. For I know that as you pray for me and the Spirit of Jesus Christ helps me, this will lead to my deliverance” (Philippians 1:18-19 NLT). I love to cook.  As any chef will tell you, the key to a good dish is

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Happy Memories from Bad Experiences

Happy Memories from Bad Experiences

Happy Memories from Bad Experiences “Every time I think of you, I give thanks to my God”  (Philippians 1:3 NLT). I love the encouragement found in the book of Philippians.  One of the reasons Paul wrote this book was to thank the church at Philippi for their help.  He writes, “I

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“Consider it pure joy, my brothers and sisters,[a] whenever you face trials of many kinds, because you know that the testing of your faith produces perseverance. Let perseverance finish its work so that you may be mature and complete, not lacking anything”  (James 1:2-4 NIV).