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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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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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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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How Well Do You Walk?

Have you noticed that if you know someone well, you can recognize them just by the way they walk? That’s true physically, and it’s also true spiritually. In spiritual terms, a person’s walk is their way of life – their … Continue reading

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Put your past in the past!

How many times have you looked at some mistake you made in the past, some situation that went wrong because of bad decisions on your part, and said to yourself, “If only I hadn’t done that!”? One of the unpalatable … Continue reading

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Having a good reputation

Do you care what other people think of you? Sure you do! And there’s nothing wrong with that. In fact, the Bible says we should care what opinion others have of us: Proverbs 22:1 (NKJV) A good name is to … Continue reading

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Handling My Fears

I know believers in Christ have not been given a spirit of fear (2 Timothy 1:7), but I still experience that disturbing emotion sometimes. To my mind, the issue for Christians is not that we are never supposed to feel … Continue reading

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Getting Ready To Share Your Faith

When I graduated from college with a degree in Electrical Engineering, I applied to IBM, and was offered an on-site interview at one of their labs. I had been told that IBM did technical interviews. That meant they weren’t content … Continue reading

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