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Second Chance

Jonah 1:1-4 The word of the Lord came to Jonah the son of Amittai saying, 2 “Arise, go to Nineveh the great city and cry against it, for their wickedness has come up before Me.” 3 But Jonah rose up to flee to Tarshish from the presence of the Lord. So he went down to…

Lost Puppy

There were signs in our neighborhood for a lost puppy. When we saw it we felt bad because we have 3 dogs and a cat. My kids were looking  as we drove through the neighborhood. It had already been lost for 2 days. We knew the chances of us finding it were small.  We’ve seen…

Sonlight

2 Peter 1:2-4 Complete Jewish Bible (CJB) May grace and shalom be yours in full measure, as you come to a full knowledge of God and Yeshua our Lord. God’s power has given us everything we need for life and godliness, through our knowing the One who called us to his own glory and goodness.…

3 Mighty Men

2 Samuel 23:15 David had a craving and said, “Oh that someone would give me water to drink from the well of Bethlehem which is by the gate!” 16 So the three mighty men broke through the camp of the Philistines, and drew water from the well of Bethlehem which was by the gate, and…

God’s Mighty Men

2 Samuel 23:11,12 “Next to him was Shammah son of Agee the Hararite. When the Philistines banded together at a place where there was a field full of lentils, Israel’s troops fled from them. 12 But Shammah took his stand in the middle of the field. He defended it and struck the Philistines down, and…

Words of Comfort

Let God comfort you today with these words. Close your eyes and have someone else read it to you. In fact, if you are needing these verses today, call me, and I will read to you. May you find comfort today. Psalm 30:5 – “…Weeping may endure for a night, but joy comes in the…

Patience

Psalm 37:5-7 Commit your way to the Lord; trust in him and he will do this: 6 He will make your righteous reward shine like the dawn, your vindication like the noonday sun. 7 Be still before the Lord and wait patiently for him; do not fret when people succeed in their ways, when they…

Today’s Menu: Take It Or Leave It

Colossians 3:14 And over all these virtues put on love, which binds them all together in perfect unity. (NIV) We all have heard this phrase, “Take it or leave it,” whether our parents told us or we told our kids. We have heard this phrase more than once. I was never a picky eater, but…

We Rebuke, Because We Love You

Proverbs 27: 5 Better is open rebuke, than hidden love.   How well do we take rebuke? We really don’t like it. We don’t look forward to it. In fact, as adults, we do everything we can to avoid it. Rebuke hurts. It hurts our feelings, our pride and our self esteem. Would you rather…

Men of God Rise Up To The Standard

1 Timothy 3: 14 Although I hope to come to you soon, I am writing you these instructions so that, 15 if I am delayed, you will know how people ought to conduct themselves in God’s household, which is the church of the living God, the pillar and foundation of the truth. (NIV) Paul’s instruction…