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Sing a New Song of Peace

In the film Grand Canyon a man diverts from a traffic jam and ends up on a dangerous street where his car breaks down. He was taunted and threatened by a group of teenagers. Upon arriving, the tow-truck driver tried … Continue reading

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Guarding Your Future: Your Net Worth

“Do not store up for yourselves treasures on earth, where moths and vermin destroy, and where thieves break in and steal. But store up for yourselves treasures in heaven, where moths and vermin do not destroy, and where thieves do … Continue reading

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Make Every Effort: To Keep Hope Alive

Watching the news these days, it’s hard to feel hopeful about the future. The presidential campaign is unsettling, there is unrest in our cities, and division abounds almost everywhere you look. Maybe world affairs aren’t your source of concern. You … Continue reading

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Make Every Effort: To Add to Your Faith

When I was young, my parents did what many parents do. They forced me to take piano lessons. As I watched my friends playing basketball and football outside, I sat angrily with a 30 minute timer as I practiced the … Continue reading

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Make Every Effort: To Embrace What You’ve Been Given

The truth is, I can be disappointed in myself when I see the gap between what God has created me to be and what I sometimes am. But reading the words found in 2 Peter, I know there are ways … Continue reading

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Misquoting God: As a Person Thinks

People are often fast to claim, “This is what God says.” But often what they think the Bible says isn’t reality. The words are often twisted or taken out of context. It would be similar to quoting John F. Kennedy’s … Continue reading

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Misquoting God: If My People

There are some verses in the Bible that are used often and, at the same time, are used poorly. It may be out of ignorance or misinformation. Sometimes it’s more willful, knowing that it means something different, but used to … Continue reading

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