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IN THE FOOTSTEPS OF JESUS: DAYS 15-21

Dear Friends, I hope you have been following along with these daily devotionals I began a couple of weeks ago on my Facebook that will go through the Christmas season called “In the Footsteps of Jesus.”  Each day I posted a picture of an actual Bible location and...

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IN THE FOOTSTEPS OF JESUS: Days 8-14

Dear Friends, Last week, I began posting a daily devotional on my Facebook that will go through the Christmas season called “In the Footsteps of Jesus.”  Each day I posted a picture of an actual Bible location and provided a Scripture and devotional thought as we...

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IN THE FOOTSTEPS OF JESUS: Days 1-7

Dear Friends, I will be posting a daily devotional on my Facebook through the Christmas season called “In the Footsteps of Jesus.”  Each day I will post a picture of an actual Bible location and provide a Scripture and devotional thought as we follow Jesus through...

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10 PROPHECIES ABOUT OUR SAVIOR

Dear Friends, I am currently enrolled in a master’s program in Messianic Jewish Studies and have been reading textbooks and other resources that are required for my studies.  I am reminded again that there are many critics of Biblical Christianity who all try to offer...

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IN THE FOOTSTEPS OF JESUS

We just returned from our 2019 Onward to Jerusalem Bible Study Tour of Israel. This is a quick look at some of the sites in Israel that have been connected with the life and ministry of Jesus. My hope is that these images connected with the applicable Bible passages...

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HOW TO FORGIVE IN 3 STEPS

HOW TO FORGIVE IN 3 STEPS Dear Friends, Although I have written on this subject in the past, I felt it important to write again today on the subject of FORGIVENESS.  Of course, we receive God’s forgiveness when we by faith, trust in the shed blood of His Son, Jesus...

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THE POWER OF FAMILY TRADITIONS

Dear Friends, This past Wednesday our family met for our annual Family Hayride, Pumpkin Carving Contest and Chili dinner.  We have gone to Stony Creek Farm for more than 30 years, but this year, since Stony Creek was closed on weekdays, we had to move to Spencer Farm....

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HOW TO TAME YOUR TONGUE

Dear Friends, When my mom’s mom was 15 years old, the German community where she lived was having a dance.  My Grandma was so excited.  She planned and prepared for days.  The day of the dance came.  She dressed in her best dress and spent hours fixing her hair just...

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HOW TO DEFEAT WORRY

Dear Friends, This past week we finalized the flights for our 2019 Onward to Jerusalem Bible Study Tour.  Although I’ve handled these tours many times before it always causes me great stress to make sure everyone is taken care of properly.  Over the past year there...

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HOW TO WIN AT PARENTING

Dear Friends, In September 1976 our first child, Abby, was born.  It was an overwhelming feeling to be responsible for this beautiful little being, created in the image of God, with an eternal soul.  This sense of inadequacy drove me into the Bible to learn what God...

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HOW TO DEFEAT DEFEAT

HOW TO DEFEAT DEFEAT Dear Friends, During my walk with the Lord, He has made many changes in my life.  Things that used to cause me to struggle, now the Lord has given me victory.  But there are still things that seem to trip me up.  For instance, traffic really...

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HOW TO OVERCOME TEMPTATION

Dear Friends, Recently I was with a person who knew exactly what he should do.  He understood God’s will very clearly and then decided that he would not obey the Lord.  When he intentionally, with premeditation, determined to defy God’s instruction it actually caused...

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