Living in the Valley of Despair or Fear?

Are you living in the valley of despair or fear? Are you going through pain, troubles or heartaches that would describe your valley as the valley of the shadow of death? (Psalm 23:4) Christians Living in the Valley We’re all human and as such, we all experience bad times. How we handle them can make … Read moreLiving in the Valley of Despair or Fear?

Patience is Key to Success

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We’ve all heard the phrase ‘Patience is a Virtue,’ but did you know that patience is key to success? The Bible mentions the word ‘patience’ 25 times but my favorite passage is in James and speaks of patience as the product of a tested faith. And in business, our faith may be tested every day. … Read morePatience is Key to Success

Don’t Give Up – Give It to God

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A friend of mine shared one of her devotionals online and the notation said, “Don’t Give Up – Give It to God.” This is not only inspirational on the day you read it, but it’s something that, as Christians, we should never forget. No matter what hand you’re dealt in your life, it is never … Read moreDon’t Give Up – Give It to God

When It Rains It Pours – Jesus Is Your Umbrella

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It’s a well-known adage: “When it rains, it pours.” Unfortunately, it’s usually said when things seem to keep going wrong, one rotten incident after the other. Things seem to happen in clusters, too, and you’ll eventually hear someone blurt it out: When it rains, it pours. When It Rains It Pours – On Our Cars … Read moreWhen It Rains It Pours – Jesus Is Your Umbrella

There is No God? It’s Still a Matter of Faith

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“The fool has said in his heart, there is no God.” Psalm 14 (NKJV) Now, I don’t anyone who would actually call the famous Steven Hawking a “fool.” He was a brilliant scientist but he seemed to have lacked a certain level of logic. Why do I say that? Because logic and reason do not … Read moreThere is No God? It’s Still a Matter of Faith

Christians and Halloween – Should We Celebrate?

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The debate lives on around the subject of Christians and Halloween. Some believers won’t allow their kids to go out trick-or-treating, go to Halloween parties, or do anything that observes the Halloween tradition. However, there really are no specific mentions of the word “Halloween” in the Bible. The closest reference is in I John 2:15-17, … Read moreChristians and Halloween – Should We Celebrate?

In Everything Give Thanks

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This Thanksgiving remember God’s Word: “In everything give thanks; for this is the will of God in Christ Jesus for you.” 1 Thessalonians 5:18 Why Thanksgiving is Special to Me Thanksgiving was my mother’s most favorite holiday. She lived by the words “in everything give thanks,” even as she suffered from cancer. She loved that … Read moreIn Everything Give Thanks

Red Letters in the Bible

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The red letters in the Bible appear only in the New Testament. Beginning in Matthew chapter three, any verses and passages written in red are the words spoken by Jesus. Not all Bibles are red-letter editions, however, so not every Bible has Jesus’ words printed in red in the New Testament. I’m not sure that … Read moreRed Letters in the Bible

Funny Christian Quotes

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Okay, sometimes we Christians take ourselves way too seriously. But there are some funny Christian quotes you can get right from Bible – God’s Word – proving that even the Lord has a sense of humor. We like to think that even Jesus had a sense of humor. He was, after all, human and perfect. … Read moreFunny Christian Quotes

Knit Together in Love

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“… that their hearts may be encouraged, being knit together in love…” Colossians 2:2 (NKJV) I never thought I’d actually enjoy knitting until several years ago a good friend of mine taught me how. She and I would either sit outside at my place or over at hers and knit together for hours. She had … Read moreKnit Together in Love