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Future Hope

Some days I get discouraged by the sinful world around me. It’s hard to listen to the news without getting depressed. Bombings, murder, theft, rape, prominent people caught in obvious lies, greed, selfishness, laziness, and on it goes.  I am not exempt from these things. I don’t go around bombing people, but nevertheless I sin …

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Satan’s Cheering Squad

Angry people have hit the streets. They shout about injustice, racism. They are looters, rabble-rousers, discontents bent on violence. They are filled with hatred and revenue. Their goal is to garner attention from the world in the name of “justice” and “inclusion.” I scratched my head and pondered the question. What exactly are they accomplishing? …

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What Were You Thinking?

What Were You Thinking? James 4:7 says “Submit yourselves therefore to God.” Our choices, our words, our activities, our relationships. (I’m still working on all of this.) But for me thoughts are the hardest to surrender to the Lord. The Bible offers help. Philippians 4:8 says, “Finally, brothers and sisters, whatever is true, whatever is …

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Facing the Future

A couple of years ago my husband went to the hospital with pneumonia at the same time I suffered from bronchitis.  I felt awful right alongside him. About half of my internet friends have told me they are sick or have sick family members. Or… other difficulties are occurring—like impending operations or love ones with …

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