Category Archives: Faith

He stayed

So, when he heard that Lazarus was ill, he stayed two days longer in the place where he was. John 11:6 I have heard many messages regarding this passage and interpretations of why when Jesus’ friend Lazarus was sick He … Continue reading

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Unopened gifts

The grand tree stands alone, perfectly decorated with little red boxes with black felt ribbons neatly tied. How the gifts are attached to the tree, I can not see, but it is a magnificent sight. I saw multiple boxes opened. … Continue reading

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Encountering Christ

There were six people or groups whose stories we read on the Bible who encountered Christ in the beginning of His life on earth. Those people included Mary, Joseph, the inn keeper, the shephards, Simeon and Anna and the wise … Continue reading

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Never Give Up

I had the privledge of being with our four to six year old children’s church group this week. I forgot how much the teach me in the moment. I remember how much I can enjoy the children. They bring a … Continue reading

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Freed from Religion

I was praying recently and saw a vision of a giant black Bible.  It was opened, and a person was lying in the center of the fold.    The cover started to close with the pages closing over the person … Continue reading

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Chosen Imperfections

There is a gorgeous accent wall at my church, made of wood planks. For whatever reason, there is a single plank that always catches my attention. Tonight was no different. I opened my eyes to see it front and center … Continue reading

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Shudder or scatter

There is this scene in the original The Lion King (1994) where the hyenas say the name of the king, Mufasa. One shudders at the power of the name, but says “do it again.” I couldn’t place the scene in … Continue reading

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Stand

Therefore take up the whole armor of God, that you may be able to withstand in the evil day, and having done all, to stand.  Ephesians 6:13 I took a deeper look into this passage as my focus has been … Continue reading

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True value

There is a lot of talk about the worth or value of a person. This is often tied to a person’s self-esteem or lack there of. It can lead decsions we make about many things. Too often, in our consideration … Continue reading

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Perceptions

My Pastor preached a message today on honor. He reference a few passages and the television show Gold Rush. One of the passages of scripture was:  “The kingdom of heaven is like treasure, buried in a field, that a man … Continue reading

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