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June 2014 Archives

“Remember the miraculous signs and wonders, and the strong hand and powerful arm with which he brought you out of Egypt. The Lord your God will use this same power…Do not be afraid…for the Lord your God is among you, […]

“After this, Jesus went out and saw a tax collector by the name of Levi sitting at his tax booth. ‘Follow me,’ Jesus said to him, and Levi got up, left everything and followed him.” Luke 5:27   This is a […]

Jesus said to Simon, “Now go out where it is deeper, and let down your nets to catch some fish.” “Master,” Simon replied, “we worked hard all last night and didn’t catch a thing. But if you say so, I’ll […]

“Oh how they grieved his heart in that dry wasteland. They did not remember his power…they did not remember his miraculous signs…” Psalm 78:40,42,43 I’m forgetful. The other day my friend asked me how my weekend was, and I couldn’t […]

“The people are taller and more powerful than we are.” Deut. 1:28 At the edge of the Promised Land, poised to enter and equipped by God to thrive, the Israelites met the challenge — for there were battles to win […]

“Each generation should set its hope anew on God.” Psalm 78:7 Sometimes I think growing up in a Christian home was a detriment to discipleship. I mean, I heard it all since I was two and never missed a Sunday […]

“What in the world should we do?” the people asked John the Baptist. He had challenged them in no uncertain terms to put their money where their mouths were, to walk their talk:  “Prove by the way you live, that […]

“Never forget that when we are dealing with any pleasure in it’s healthy and normal and satisfying form, we are, in a sense,on the Enemy’s ground. It is His invention, not ours. He made the pleasures:  all our research so […]

“Love prospers when a fault is forgiven, but dwelling on it separates close friends.” ~Proverbs 17:8 In our family we like to say, “If you look for yellow Volkswagens, you will see yellow Volkswagens.” Likewise, if we look for faults […]

Happy Father’s Day ! We want to pray Psalm 23 over you today. This was the prayer of a shepherd who looked to his God as his shepherd. Let’s make it a prayer for a father who looks to his God […]