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Family Pressure Can Hinder Spiritual Growth

By On December 12, 2017

The crowds were huge. At one point, Jesus requested to have a boat on standby to avoid being physically crushed by the sheer force of thousands swarming and jamming together around Him. There was no relief and no time to have a bite to eat. His family in Nazareth became alarmed and traveled 40 kilometres to Capernaum to put an…

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The King’s Tearless Funeral

By On December 5, 2017

It was a sad way to go for King Jehoram – but it happens. It must be a lonely departure. Those last few hours as the body succumbs to death. The room is empty except for family. The body is prepared for burial. The program for the funeral is drawn up. The service is conducted. The burial occurs, and people…

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Drain the Swamp – Depravity

By On November 29, 2017

It’s a political chant. “Drain the swamp!” Mosquitoes must finally be glad to have the pressure off them. Where is the swamp of depravity? People, using the slogan, often point to many places where they perceive the swamp is located. One such alleged location in recent years is: 38.9072° N, 77.0369° W However, no matter which GPS coordinates are followed,…

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Caving into Pressure 

By On November 28, 2017

Are your legs a little wobbly lately? Are you wondering how much longer you can stand up for the truth? Perhaps some of your friends who once stood with you are no longer standing. So far, you haven’t caved-in to the pressure, but it has crossed your mind. “Why bother? Is it really that important? Couldn’t I still enjoy the…

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Yukon Hunter Attacked by Bison Runs to a Tree

By On November 22, 2017

No person can match the size, strength and ferocity of North America’s largest land mammal – the bison. Pinned to the ground and smothering under the chest fur of a raging bison, Todd Pilgrim, after he regained consciousness, called out to God to save him. Lure of Big Game Retired natural resource officer Todd Pilgrim (57) had been trying to…

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Join: Friends of God

By On November 21, 2017

Perhaps you belong to a group called the “Friends of…”  You get their monthly e-updates and they ask you for financial support. If you search the phrase ‘friends of’ online, you will quickly get over one billion results. If you want to join a group of friends who share a common goal, it seems you have an almost infinite number…

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Fellowship Mentoring Program

By On November 14, 2017

Mentor: trusted counselor or guide. “Oh my! This sounds suspicious. I don’t like the sound of programs. We don’t read of programs in Scripture. It sounds too secular for me. It reminds me of one of those packages you buy off a store shelf and there’s not a breath of God in any of it!” Calm down now. Don’t get…

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Prince William Eclipsed by Another Prince

By On November 9, 2017

First responders and rescuers often have harrowing stories to tell. Their mission is to intervene, despite the tremendous risks they often face, to save someone from perishing. The more the person risks to save a life, the bigger the story. When royalty, risks their inheritance and a future throne to save the life of an unknown person – that’s big…

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Jesus Notices When I Don’t

By On November 8, 2017

With 7.6 billion people alive on the planet, do you think the Lord Jesus would notice or even care if you (little old you, insignificant and unnoticed) missed thanking Him today for your blessings? If you missed thanking Him today for saving you from your sins and from a life of darkness and emptiness – do you think He would…