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Taking Shelter In Jesus (part four)

September 24, 2010

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“For you know that it was not with perishable things such as silver or gold that you were redeemed from the empty way of life handed down to you from your forefathers, 19  but with the precious blood of Christ, a lamb without blemish or defect.  20  He was chosen before the creation of the […]

Taking Shelter In Jesus (part three)

September 23, 2010

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“He is the image of the invisible God, the firstborn over all creation.  16  For by him all things were created: things in heaven and on earth, visible and invisible, whether thrones or powers or rulers or authorities; all things were created by him and for him.  17  He is before all things, and in […]

Taking Shelter In Jesus (part two)

September 22, 2010

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“ In the beginning was the Word, and the Word was with God, and the Word was God.  2  He was with God in the beginning.  3  Through him all things were made; without him nothing was made that has been made. 4  In him was life, and that life was the light of men…14  […]

Rich in Jesus!

September 17, 2010

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“But whatever was to my profit I now consider loss for the sake of Christ.  8  What is more, I consider everything a loss compared to the surpassing greatness of knowing Christ Jesus my Lord, for whose sake I have lost all things. I consider them rubbish, that I may gain Christ  9  and be […]

Thinking of Beautiful Things

September 16, 2010

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“Finally, brothers, whatever is true, whatever is noble, whatever is right, whatever is pure, whatever is lovely, whatever is admirable—if anything is excellent or praiseworthy—think about such things.” (Philippians 4:8, NIV). I have found it to be almost exhilarating!  Each day to rise up in the morning and to go on an expedition in search […]

Pressing Towards The Goal

September 15, 2010

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“I press on toward the goal unto the prize of the high calling of God in Christ Jesus.” (Philippians 3:14, NIV) He was facing some real challenges at the moment.  From most peoples’ point of view things were just plum awful.  There were those who were falsely accusing him, and many of them were supposedly […]

Sharing The Journey That Seeks The Greatest Treasure

September 9, 2010

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“Do not store up for yourselves treasures on earth, where moth and rust destroy, and where thieves break in and steal.  20 But store up for yourselves treasures in heaven, where moth and rust do not destroy, and where thieves do not break in and steal.  21 For where your treasure is, there your heart […]

Standing Before The Holy

September 8, 2010

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“Above him were seraphs, each with six wings: With two wings they covered their faces, with two they covered their feet, and with two they were flying. 3  And they were calling to one another: “Holy, holy, holy is the LORD Almighty; the whole earth is full of his glory.” 4  At the sound of […]

This Is The Day!

September 1, 2010

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“This is the day the LORD has made; let us rejoice and be glad in it.” (Psalm 118:24, NIV).  Simple, concise and beautiful.  The question that remains is to us, “Do we trust?”  Do we trust that God, rather than men made this day and set it in place for us?  Do we trust that […]

Gifts, of Wishing and Remembering…

December 19, 2009

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Oh!  How we often wish for so many things in this life.  Some of those things are worldly, maybe even ungodly.  Some of those things may be honorable, even holy, pure and lovely.  Yet, they remain, at least for the moment, simply a wish.  In the wish, we cast our heart’s desire upon the thing, […]