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Feb

22

Jesus Is Still The Answer

Feb 22 2024

The late singer Andre Crouch wrote the song: “Jesus Is the Answer!” The lyrics to the song said: “Jesus is the answer for the world today, above Him there’s no other, Jesus is the way; if you have some questions in the corners of your mind, and traces of discouragement

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Feb

15

The Roller Coaster Of Turbulence

Feb 15 2024

Have you ever rode on a roller coaster? I’m sure most of us have at one time or another.  A roller coaster is: “an elevated railway with steep inclines and descents that carries a train of passengers through sharp curves and sudden changes of speed and direction for a brief

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Feb

8

Who Shall Be Able To Stand!

Feb 8 2024

We live in such a changing world that has less and less regard for the unchanging Word of God. We tend to give more credence to change than we do consistency in the world! It’s not that all change is bad, but change is not good when it causes us

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Jan

26

Don’t Get Careless After Victories

Jan 26 2024

King David was the greatest King of Israel! But, before that, he was not only a nobody in the kingdom, but the least in his own family. David was a shepherd in occupation, which was one of the menial jobs of his generation. But later, God not only exalted David

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Jan

18

Beware Of Half-hearted Obedience

Jan 18 2024

As we have often heard the story of King Saul, the first King of Israel, we are reminded of how he was later rejected as the king by God. Saul started out as a meek man, very unassuming and not feeling worthy to become Israel’s King. But, once he had

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Jan

11

Marginal Christianity

Jan 11 2024

Most of us want to be perceived as someone who is likable and significant. It’s important to us what people think about us. We sometimes go out of our way to make our presence known or emphasize our abilities or titles. Many people enjoy running in the league with the

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Jan

4

Open The Bible

Jan 4 2024

As I was preparing to read my Bible, I glanced at the front cover and it said: “The Open Bible.” So, I thought to myself, “How many people actually open their Bibles? We can become so busy and preoccupied with opening so many things in life i.e. opening new careers,

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Dec

28

You’ve Tried It Your Way, Now Let’s Do It God’s Way!

Dec 28 2023

We take ourselves through so many unnecessary situations, instead of just yielding to the will of God in the beginning. Because in the end, God’s way is the only way that will prevail for your good. A familiar passage of scripture that applies to this point, is the story of

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Dec

21

Twas The Night Before Christmas Vs The Night Before Jesus Came

Dec 21 2023

Most of us have heard the Christmas poem: “Twas The Night Before Christmas!”  It’s a children’s classic. There have been songs, plays, and reenactments of the story. It started like this: “Twas the night before Christmas, when all through the house not a creature was stirring, not even a mouse.

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Dec

14

Camouflage Christians

Dec 14 2023

Have you ever heard of the term “Camouflage Christian? Obviously, most people think they know what a Christian is, i.e. a follower of the teachings of Jesus Christ. But what is camouflage? Camouflage can be defined as: “to hide or disguise the presence of (a person, animal, or object); or

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Dec

7

Christmas, The Most Wonderful Time Of The Year

Dec 7 2023

As we enter the month of December, what a special time to reflect on all the wonderful things God has done throughout this year. You may have had some disappointments, but they didn’t take you out because you made it to the 12th round, December. It has been said by some, and

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Nov

30

Is Ghosting Someone A Good Thing Or A Bad Thing?

Nov 30 2023

I was watching this particular program and the lady turned and said to the man: “Are you ghosting me?” I had not heard that terminology before so I immediately went to Siri and asked: “What is ghosting?” And ghosting was defined as: “the appearance of a ghost or secondary image

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Nov

23

Staying Focused While Experiencing A Paradigm Shift

Nov 23 2023

As I recall an old song sung by the Winans’ called: “Bring Back the Days Of Yea and Nay,” the lyrics yet impress upon my soul.  Some of the lyrics in the song attested: “I remember when life was so simple, when what you did was right or what you

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Nov

10

Thanksgiving-we Celebrate It, But What Does It Mean!

Nov 10 2023

When I thought about the word thanksgiving and wondered why it was given this name, I broke the word down and found the word “thanksgiving” is formed by combining two words: “thanks and giving.” So, to understand and appreciate the word thanksgiving you must be willing to “give thanks” (switching

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Nov

2

Facing The Conundrums Of Life

Nov 2 2023

As I was preparing for a word for the ELC, I ran across the word conundrum. When I googled the word, it mentioned the movie: “Waiting To Exhale” was a conundrum. I have never seen the movie, but I’ve heard of it! It appears to be about the ups and

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Oct

26

 standing With Israel Or Falling From God

Oct 26 2023

One of the most familiar chapters in the Bible concerning the patriarch Abraham, and his initial call from God is Genesis 12:1-3. It says: “Now the Lord said unto Abram, Get thee out of thy country, and from thy kindred, and from thy father’s house, unto a land that I

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Oct

19

Are You A Disciple Indeed?

Oct 19 2023

Everyone seems to admire winners! They applaud winners, give them special honors, awards, and trophies for their accomplishments. Winners are especially admired for their determination to reach their goals, no matter how difficult the journey or task may be. A winner is willing to face challenges and obstacles that compete

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Oct

12

Don’t Be Silent To The Truth

Oct 12 2023

Although silence can mean many things in interpersonal relationships, it is also ambiguous (i.e., unclear or inexact, or have a double meaning). It has been said silence can be expressed in different emotions ranging from “joy, happiness grief, embarrassment, anger, denial, fear, withdrawal, or love.” But when it comes to

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Sep

28

Order In The House

Sep 28 2023

Often in a court room, we hear the words: “Order in the court!” This means the judge is demanding all the people present in the court room to behave themselves. This statement is typically employed to restore order in situations where the court proceedings are being disrupted by unwarranted noise

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Sep

21

Power Of The Four

Sep 21 2023

I believe all numbers are relevant in our world today even though all of them don’t get the same recognition. But most people like the #1 because it speaks of a winner or uniqueness. The #2 represents unity or 2 are better than one because they have a good reward

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