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Treasure Hunts on Rainy Days: Finding Nuggets of Golden Truth in the Bible

“What is truth?” Pilate asked (John 18:38). I was on a treasure hunt this morning. A Scripture treasure hunt. Have you gone on one lately? It always starts with one verse that jumps out at me with a question. Then one verse leads to another until I end at a pot of gold. Fitting for this… Read More Treasure Hunts on Rainy Days: Finding Nuggets of Golden Truth in the Bible

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Jack Chronicles III – Choosing to See the Good in Trials

Our story continues…. He wants to play! Jack, my puppy, wants to play! How did I go from a calm, consistent life of morning quiet times to sharing these special parts of my day with a four-legged, wiggly, demanding little creature? I’m really not sure how it happened, but saying yes to getting a dog was… Read More Jack Chronicles III – Choosing to See the Good in Trials

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The Lie of Anxiety: The Power of Peace

Rejoice in the Lord always. I will say it again: Rejoice! Let your gentleness be evident to all. The Lord is near. Do not be anxious about anything, but in everything, by prayer and petition with thanksgiving present your request to God. And the peace of God, which transcends all understanding will guard your hearts… Read More The Lie of Anxiety: The Power of Peace

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The Good Fight

…But godliness with contentment is great gain. For we brought nothing into this world and we take nothing out of it (1 Timothy 6:6). Godliness with contentment. Can you have godliness without contentment? Yes. Guilty. Paul continues to write to Timothy: But you, man of God, flee from all this, (the love of money and… Read More The Good Fight