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Assurance

“…we have confidence in a better hope, through which we draw near to God.” Hebrews 7:19 You might ask,” Is there anything that is for certain?” In a world that appears all topsy-turvy the answer most likely is, “NO!” The older we get the more we see that things change—nothing [...]

By | November 14th, 2018|Categories: Uncategorized|0 Comments

Wisdom and Understanding

“That you may love the Lord your God, listen to his voice, and hold fast to him.” Deuteronomy 30:20   All Solomon asked for was wisdom and it delighted the Lord. (1 Kings 4:29)  But what is wisdom? Is it understanding of where a person is coming from as in [...]

By | November 9th, 2018|Categories: Uncategorized|0 Comments

FORGIVEN

Forgive as you have been forgiven   There is a short-story entitled, “The Three Hermits” written by Leo Tolstoy, a Communist who accepted Christ Jesus and became a Christian. This story is about three hermits who lived alone on an island. One day a ship was passing by carrying several [...]

By | October 4th, 2018|Categories: Uncategorized|0 Comments

Singing A New Song

Joy comes after the mourning   “Sing to the Lord a new song.” Psalm 96:1a  NRSV   Into each life some rain must fall. Darkness falls, but the sun will come out in the morning. “Oh, what a joy to wake up in the morning and know that this will [...]

By | September 27th, 2018|Categories: Uncategorized|0 Comments

Retirement

Sometimes it is not what we thought   “Peace for me was illusive. There had been so much turmoil up to this point. Lee’s illness; the trauma of caring for him and watching him suffer; the church family becoming upset with me because it didn’t seem I was paying enough [...]

By | September 20th, 2018|Categories: Uncategorized|0 Comments

Alone

What to do when you feel you are alone   “All my supporters were gone. My mom and dad had died years earlier. I had long since gotten use to them not being readily available to me and now, my husband was no longer at my side.”(*ETC chapter 18, page [...]

By | September 13th, 2018|Categories: Uncategorized|0 Comments