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Defenseless

Unborn babies are living human beings created and loved by God and deserving, though defenseless, of our love and protection.

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Music and Memories

Music helps us connect life experiences with past memories. We need older songs to help us remember God’s Word and His faithfulness. At the same time, we also need new songs to make new connections. Words may challenge the mind, but music speaks to the heart. This morning while reading through Psalm 9, I was […]

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Faith God's Sovereignty Life

Magnificent

O LORD, our God, how incredible is Your character and reputation throughout the heavens and the Earth. When I slow down enough to really think about who You truly are – I’m in awe. It’s amazing to consider all that You’ve done so easily and completely, and yet, You love humanity (me) as Your creation […]

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God keeps His promises

Over the past few weeks, my heart has been breaking over the tragedies across our country and around the world. Closer to home, I have talked with friends whose lives and families are crumbling. I’ve got some fears and some doubts about things swirling around me, as well. We know that God is sovereign, but things, people, […]

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MVP

Last night, Stephen Curry became the first unanimous Most Valuable Player in the history of the National Basketball Association. Soon after receiving the recognition courtside, He put on an incredible display of athleticism and skill on the court. He’s one of the greatest scorers the game has ever seen—and an even better person. He seems […]

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In Those Days

Faith in Jesus’ incarnation certainly requires belief in the supernatural work of God, but it’s not a leap beyond reason. In the Gospel of Luke, the author carefully investigated and provided specific details about the political rulers and setting surrounding Jesus’ birth that were important to Theophilus (Luke 1:3-4), perhaps a political leader himself, whose […]

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Faith God's Promises Living

Defining Value

We live in a world that greatly values power and performance while richly rewarding physical athleticism and external beauty. As our nation prepares for the 2016 presidential election, candidates are raising millions of dollars and a few are spending their self-amassed fortunes to become one of the most powerful leaders of the world. CEO’s of fortune […]

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Living by Faith

In our social media driven world today, life is viewed by what’s popular, progressive, or posted. Followers of Jesus, however, live by faith and not by sight (2 Corinthians 5:7). Similarly, Christ followers walk by faith in what God has said and done, not by what we may feel or fear. God says “the righteous will live by faith” […]

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Who are you following?

Who are you following? Not just on Facebook, Pinterest, Twitter, or Instagram. Who is influencing your life? Is it your favorite writer or author? Is it a particular blogger that puts words to your thoughts? Is it a specific actor or a favorite show? Is it a musician or band that is always playing in the […]

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Adversity Faith Living

Rejoice!

Rejoicing in the Lord comes naturally when life is good. Saying, singing, and, more importantly believing, that God is good is much easier when life is going smoothly. But, when difficulty, discouragement, dishonor, and even death, comes our way, giving thanks to God, trusting in His goodness, and rejoicing in Him becomes a decision. Regardless of […]