Author Archives: ronelfran

Have faith in God!

Nobody asks directions any more. It used to be that if you didn’t know how to get someplace, you’d ask someone for directions. But it’s not that way now. Everybody either has their own GPS, or if they don’t, they … Continue reading

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How To Make The Law of Sowing and Reaping Work For You

A few years ago, I made a major mistake with my lawn. I put down too much fertilizer. Then my error was compounded by a near drought. The result was that all my grass burned up and died. I really … Continue reading

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Only The Strong Survive

Years ago soul singer Jerry Butler had a hit with a tune called, “Only The Strong Survive.” Sometimes there’s a lot of wisdom in the words of a song, and I think that’s the case with this one. If you … Continue reading

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God’s gift is unearned and undeserved

When Jesus met and spoke with a deeply sinful woman at Jacob’s well in Samaria, He told her of the gift God was offering to her: John 4:10 (NKJV) Jesus answered and said to her, “If you knew the gift … Continue reading

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Christmas is about “God With Us”

In our worship service this past Sunday, our church sang a little chorus entitled “Emmanuel.” It goes like this: Emmanuel, Emmanuel His name is called Emmanuel God with us, revealed in us His name is called Emmanuel That little song … Continue reading

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Having a thankful spirit every day

One of the first lessons I learned as a child was the importance of “please” and “thank you.” My mom was adamant about these courtesies. She understood what I as a child did not: that failure to express humility in … Continue reading

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Creation Declares That God Is In Control

This morning, as I read Psalm 19, I was inspired and encouraged. Psalms 19:1-3 (NKJV) The heavens declare the glory of God; And the firmament shows His handiwork. 2 Day unto day utters speech, And night unto night reveals knowledge. 3 … Continue reading

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The church is our team!

When I was in high school, I discovered that I had a passion for electronics. So, I decided to major in Electrical Engineering in college. I worked hard and got my degree. And I had to do so as an … Continue reading

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Refusing To Condemn People Even When They Deserve It

If you are a Christian, and committed to your faith, I’m sure you are doing your best to live a godly life. Jesus said that if we love Him we will keep His commandments (John 14:15). But there is a … Continue reading

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Stay focused on your mission!

Do you know what your mission in life is? Jesus certainly knew His. And whatever happened, He always stayed focused on His mission. Luke 9:54-56 (NKJV) And when His disciples James and John saw this, they said, “Lord, do You … Continue reading

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