Monthly Archives: November 2014

Praying For Your Family

The first chapter of Job describes the central character of this book as a man who was not only “blameless” and “upright” before God (:1) but as one who loved his family, and ministered to them spiritually. Verse 5 says: … Continue reading

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“The Little Condo on the Prairie” 11-21-14

I know it’s supposedly “Thanksgiving” holiday, but with the grand babies coming in we see it more as: The kids and grandkids should be on their way to Norman today, and boy, have we been getting ready for them! Cookie … Continue reading

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Be Still and Trust Him!

“Be very still right now; I am about to do something very tricky.” Since the lady speaking those words had an electric razor in her hands, and she was cutting my hair, you can bet that I was very obedient! … Continue reading

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A Heart For Worship

The way a person responds to God’s work in his life reveals a lot about his heart. In Acts 3:8 the Bible tells us that when the lame man outside the Temple was healed, “With a leap he stood upright … Continue reading

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Outlasting Old Habits

Nehemiah learned that if you want to bring about change, you have to stay on top of it. Having led the people of Israel to re-establish many of the practices of the Law, including supporting the Levites with their tithes, … Continue reading

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Gladness & Sincerity — Or Not!

A wiseacre once observed that in politics, sincerity is the most important thing; once you can fake that, you have it made! But the truth is, people can usually tell the difference. It is striking to read in Acts 2:46 … Continue reading

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In His Sight

It’s not what everyone else thinks about you that matters. People may believe you to be a person of integrity, or never, ever hear you say anything bad – but they are not your judge, because they don’t know all … Continue reading

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