Tag Archives: Christ

The Flower Fades

Summer is my favorite season, but spring is a close second. If lilacs lasted longer, spring would easily take first place. But lilacs fade so soon after blooming. Their intoxicating scent is fleeting. Their vibrant purples whither to brown. If … Continue reading

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Holy Week Thoughts on Jesus

Why He Came He healed the sick, the lame, the leper But that’s not why He came He gave the blind sight and drove out demons But that’s not why He came He fed the 5,000 plus women and children … Continue reading

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Intercession and Hope

Everyone experiences difficulties in life. It can be the loss of a job, an illness that never seems to end, a broken marriage and a broken heart, not being able to make ends meet, a physical or verbal attack by … Continue reading

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The Beauty of the Cross

The Beauty of the Cross Were you there when they crucified my Lord? Did you see the beauty of His wounds? The mockers could not see the love Shed in blood and tears I was not there but in my … Continue reading

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Limericks for Lent

I have written a few limericks over the years. Well, most of them were written in 2012. I thought I’d share some today for my Lent posting. There’s a man who was God come to earth He arrived by a … Continue reading

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Putting My Trust in Jesus

During this season of Lent, I am reminded of where I can place my trust, and that is in the One who loved me so much that He was willing to die for me even before I loved Him in … Continue reading

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Do You Have a Favorite Psalm?

Probably the best known Psalm in the Bible is Psalm 23: “The Lord is my shepherd, I shall not be in want . . .” And I do like this Psalm. I particularly like the part that says “Even though … Continue reading

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God’s Crazy Plan—It Just Might Work

Joshua 5:13 – 6:27 is titled “The Fall of Jericho.” It’s a fairly familiar story. All of Israel had just crossed the Jordan River to take Jericho, as God had instructed Joshua. Many scholars believe that the commander of the … Continue reading

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Following God’s GPS

Today a group from my church is headed to a local women’s shelter to cook and serve a delicious and nutritious dinner for the residents. The facility, called Shepherd’s Door, provides more than just shelter for the women and children … Continue reading

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Sorry Seems to Be the Hardest Word

We humans have a terrible time admitting when we are in the wrong. There’s always some justification for our actions, often that we were wronged first, or we had no choice, or some such nonsense. Misunderstandings escalate into disagreements, which … Continue reading

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