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Challenge

The word for Five MInute Friday is CHALLENGE.  I’ve joined in with them this week. START It is certainly a challenge to watch your grandkids for an extended period of time.  Well, I just had them for one night which turned into two, but it can take its toll on a grandparent.  Everytime I’m asked […]

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And Their Eyes Were Opened

Have your eyes been opened as to who God is?  How much time have you really spent in getting to know the Savior? The disciples spent a lot of time with the Lord and yet it was at this moment that their eyes were opened. Luke 24:31  And their eyes were opened, and they knew […]

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Do’s and Don’ts of the Christian Life

Do this, don’t do this!  Unfortunately, there are many even in Christianity who tell us we must do and don’t do this in order to be a Christian. Because of this it has turned many away from the gospel. The Do This and Don’t Do this basis of Christianity is simply not true.  Christianity is […]

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School Should Begin At Home

It’s Back to School Time … Public School, Home School?  Which one?  Only you and the Lord can decide that, but I do know that all schooling should begin at home.  Spurgeon wrote a great devotional that goes along well with this idea.  That can be found here. Note: Affiliate Links are Associated With This […]

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Drinking Wine and Alcohol – Yes or No?

I’m really not a fan of writing on this subject, but lately the sin of drunkenness has come up in my devotional time and I felt compelled to put a few things here.  For the most part I am sharing what I’ve found on other sites that relay my beliefs on the subject. My prayer […]

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Are You A Writer?

Do you like to write?  Sometimes I do.  Sometimes I go more on my feelings; I just scribble things down when I feel like it.  While thinking about this subject, the first thing that came to my mind was what God says.  Write His Word in your heart.  There are so many reasons that we […]

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Journal As You Read God’s Word

As I read God’s Word each day, I keep an open journal in front of me.  I started this several years ago, but wished I had started very early in life.  Years ago, I heard a very wise lady say, just write at least one verse that spoke to your heart today and so I […]

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Our Effectual Prayer should be Made Known unto God

Our Effectual Prayer should be Made Known unto God.  What is your prayer life like?  Are you continually bringing your requests to the Lord?  Or do you you worry and fret instead of praying?  Or  maybe you call a friend and confide in someone else first.  This one little verse offers 6 ways that we […]

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7 Lessons from the life of Mannaseh

What lessons do you learn from God’s Word?  God’s Word is the mirror of truth.  If one looks into it honestly each and every day, they will see so many things that need to be worked on to make their walk one that is pleasing to God. When I look into the mirror each day, […]

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How Many Days Do You Have Left On This Earth?

 How many days do you have left on earth?  None of us can answer that question, but we all know that we all die.  Some die young, some in between and some on into old age.  But no man knows the day or the hour.  It is only God who knows our appointed time.  Yes, […]

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Can You Imagine Surviving The War Under Hitler?

It is hard to imagine trying to survive. At least for me it is because I’ve never been there.  Well yes, I’ve been in a few accidents that brought me close to death, but when it was all said and done I never had to work at surviving.   But to survive war and war under […]

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Six Ways to Lead Your Family Biblically

Do you ever wonder how you can lead your family and direct them in the Lord? Deuteronmy 6 offers some great principles in guiding your family that we can use every day.  If you’ve had trouble doing this before, then this New Year, take time to study the passage and ask the Lord to help […]

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Speak Lord For Your Servant Hears

Speak Lord for they servant heareth.  These were the words Eli told Samuel to say the next time he heard someone calling him.  Speak is the word chosen for Five Minute Friday this week. 1Sa 3:9  Therefore Eli said unto Samuel, Go, lie down: and it shall be, if he call thee, that thou shalt […]

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Where Is Your Dwelling Place?

Where is Your Place? Do you have a quiet place to start your day or where you can retreat to during the day to spend time with the Lord?   Oh how I would be lost without my quiet place.  Immediately this song comes to mind. There is a Quiet Place by Ralph Carmichael, 1967 […]

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7 Ways That Can Help Us DecLuTter Our Hearts

Lately I’ve been doing some decluttering around the house. But I have also felt like my Spiritual house needs decluttering too. How about you?   Do you have so much stuff in every closet, in every crook and nanny of your heart and you know that you just need to get rid of it?  Here are […]

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Are You Doing All For The Glory Of God?

Well it happened again.   Just as this memory verse challenge went up, I was already thinking and meditating on this verse.   The Lord sure has His ways, doesn’t He? 1 Corinthians 10:31 Whether therefore ye eat, or drink, or whatsoever ye do, do all to the glory of God.    Here’s a good […]

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Lord, will you show yourself real to me?

I was awake the other night during sleeping hours (not something unusual) so I began talking to the Lord.  (AFF LINK) That’s a good thing to do.  God’s Word says: Psalms 4:4…commune with your own heart upon your bed, and be still. Selah.  So I think it is quite appropriate to talk to the Lord when […]

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Are You Seeking God With Your Whole Heart?

Am I really seeking God with my whole heart? I’ve been meditating on Psalm 119:10-11.    These are already familiar verses to me.   How do we go about seeking God wholeheartedly? As I thought upon them, it was important to me to include verse 9. Psalms 119:9 Wherewithal shall a young man cleanse his way? […]

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Where Does Your Faith Stand?

True faith can never come from the wisdom of men.  It can only stand on the Word of God; God’s Word is living and powerful, it is convicting, and speaks to the heart.  It is sharper than a two edged sword piercing into our inner most being making it able to judge the thoughts and […]

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Sabbatical of the Mind – A Book Review

What is a Sabbatical? It is a rest from work, or a break, often lasting from two months to a year. Does your life get crazy sometimes?  Are you anxious, with no peace inside?   Perhaps, you are in need of a sabbatical as the author of this book.  David Winters, the author, was working for […]

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