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Word Wednesday: Mary was an Ebed of God

    I wonder what Mary of Nazareth was doing when Gabriel showed up. Maybe she was praying. Maybe she was sweeping her floor. All we really know is that she was alone until Gabriel appeared. It’s one of the most beloved scenes in the Bible. Imagine being called by God to give life to the Messiah. There is an …

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Are You Being Tested?

“Then Jesus was led by the Spirit into the desert to be tempted by the devil.” Matthew 4:1 The call of God does not come without a price nor does it come without a test. If you’ve been called by God, you are more than likely either in the midst of a trial, you’ve been through one, or you will face one …

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Have You Missed Your Calling?

She was an older lady… sweet smile, shiny eyes. As we walked toward the room where we were meeting she said, “I always believed God called me to the mission field, but it didn’t turn out that way.” My heart skipped a beat, and I felt tears threatening. Her words were so sad to me. Deep sad. We didn’t have a chance …

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Elizabeth’s Doorstep

Mary of Nazareth ……It is her humanity that makes her character endearing. Mary had been in the company of The Angel who stands in the presence of God (Luke 1:19). She witnessed a piece of heaven itself. But even though she accepted the assignment, the “charitoo” given to her, she didn’t sit in her room waiting for it to happen. She did …

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