Monthly Archives: October, 2009

Can that be the sun???

There is nothing new under the sun.

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God is great, God is good…

Here in Arkansas we face another rainy day.  Last night we watched a harrowing rescue on the news as a person drove a car into a flooded area and quickly found herself in trouble.  While the news cameras were rolling, the car began to sink deeper into the water, which only hours ago had been …

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Happy birthday to me…

May we, too, keep the things of God close, and ponder them in our hearts.

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Give me that old time religion

John 21:17  The third time he said to him, “Simon, son of John, do you love me?”  Peter was hurt because Jesus asked him the third time, Do you love me?  He said, Lord, you know all things, you know that I love you.”  Jesus said, Feed my sheep. When I use the term “old …

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In the beginning was the word…John 1:1

I am immersing myself in the Word of God, and I cannot even express how vital I feel.  I am in a study on Monday nights where Acts is coming alive thanks to the leadership of Linda Jones, and on Wednesday nights I am taking a journey where I walk where Jesus walked, courtesy of …

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Rich and poor alike, the Lord is the maker of them all

Today is our son Kevin’s birthday–Happy Birthday, sweetie. We are almost finished with reading through Proverbs.  Do you feel wiser?  Has your knowledge increased?  I will continue to read one chapter of Proverbs daily, throughout the year, but I may not comment on my reading of Proverbs on a daily basis. Beginning November 1 I …

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Words that add life and light

Have you ever noticed how some words drain the life right out of you?  There are words that cause us to feel bad about ourselves and keep us from reaching our full potential.  You might be thinking that is assigning a lot of power to a little word, but the truth is, words do have …

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The value of integrity

Chapter 19 of Proverbs begins by telling us that the poor who walks in integrity is better off than he who speaks with perversity, who is really a fool.  What is integrity and how do we attain it? an undivided or unbroken completeness or totality with nothing wanting; “the integrity of the nervous system is …

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Happy Birthday, Mama

Today my mother would be 95 years old.  I wish we could have grown old together, but we’ll have a lot to catch up on when we meet again. I have to go directly to Proverbs 17:28, 8 Even a fool is thought wise if he keeps silent, and discerning if he holds his tongue. …

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The plans of the Lord

For those of you reading this post who attend Asbury UMC, you should be amazed (as am I) at today’s scripture. We at Asbury are in the midst of a possible life-changing event at the church as we seek God’s direction in the future of our church.  I have spent more than 2 hours praying …

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