scripture

Excluded

When I was in high school, I always perceived myself on the “outside” of the “in” group. In my school, we had some pretty stringent requirements to be among the elite. You had to be from a wealthy family, or you needed to be a beauty queen. Dating a football player could’ve been your ticket …

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Choices

Sometimes I try to imagine what God is like. My finite mind can’t comprehend even a fraction of His attributes. “As the heavens are higher than the earth, so are my ways higher than your ways and my thoughts than your thoughts.” Isaiah 55:9 How far are the heavens from the earth? Even from here …

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Everybody Worries

  What? You worry about things, too? Everyone worries—whether it’s a young person leaving home for the first time, parents raising their children, professionals building their careers, the elderly concerned about health—you get the idea. I’m pretty sure writers are in there somewhere. Questions continually plague me. Maybe my manuscript is lacking and my hero …

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God’s Love

Years ago in my old church in El Paso, Texas, I became acquainted with a godly and faithful family who attended most every Sunday. The husband could always be found passing out bulletins and offering a smile to Sunday morning church goers as they strolled in. Most Sundays his wife attended as well, except when …

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Choices

  Sometimes I try to imagine what God is like. My finite mind can’t comprehend even a fraction of His attributes. “As the heavens are higher than the earth, so are my ways higher than your ways and my thoughts than your thoughts.” Isaiah 55:9  How far are the heavens from the earth? Even from …

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One Day Jesus

Last week I sat down to read my Daily Bread devotional. The scripture began in Luke 11. I started reading verse one. “One day Jesus…” I couldn’t read any farther. The words “one day Jesus” continue to reverberate in my mind. I said the words over and over. Verse one of Luke 11 precedes the …

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