God is Pro-Choice

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God originated choice at the beginning of time when He created man and woman and set them in the Garden of Eden with instructions not to eat from the Tree of the Knowledge of Good and Evil.  We all know how that turned out, and most of us have pondered why God did not keep…

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The Mess We Create

Have you ever tried to do something for others that backfired in the worst way?  This seems to happen frequently with families or among friends where we are really trying to help, but everyone just gets angrier.  We see it in government where one branch is trying to fix or undo the actions of another…

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Discerning Truth

We live in the information age where we can look up most anything by speaking into our phones.  That instant gratification generally has us more focused on getting answers than in taking the time to vet the answers, or their sources.  If the answer seems plausible, that is usually good enough. For those who do…

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The Power of the Commandment

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After the military campaign to take The Promised Land, Joshua assembled the Israelites and gave them the commandment.  This was significant because he actually consolidated 613 laws into one: “to love the Lord your God, to walk in all His ways, to obey His commands, to hold fast to Him and to serve Him with…

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God Knows

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“When I have brought them into the land flowing with milk and honey, the land I promised on oath to their ancestors, and when they eat their fill and thrive, they will turn to other gods and worship them, rejecting Me and breaking My covenant. 21 And when many disasters and calamities come on them, this song will testify against them,…

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Exposed

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I have been working with a corporation the last several months to accomplish an assignment the Lord first introduced to me over three years ago.  I had never done anything like this before, so I knew I needed God’s direction, His supply and His perfect timing.  This was His project, and I wanted everything associated…

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Is That Mildew??

When God gave the Law to Moses, He went into a lot of detail with regard to handling mildew that might appear on articles of clothing, leather, and containers, as well as on walls of houses.  The Lord was very specific about the various types of mildew, the tests to use to distinguish which was…

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The Rock in the Hard Place

Taking a “step of faith” without knowing what comes next is one of the most challenging things we do as Christ-followers. I’ve known people who have sold their possessions to move with small children to foreign countries without having return tickets. I’ve seen others give away valuables when they needed the resource themselves. The Bible…

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