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GATHERING STRENGTH FOR THE NEW YEAR

A Time For Reflection… “O God, thou art my God; early will I seek thee:  my soul thirsteth for thee, my flesh longeth for thee in a dry and thirsty land, where no water is; to see thy power and

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ELIJAH: THE MAN WHO LOST HIS HOPE

“Let Israel hope in the Lord:  for with the Lord there is mercy, and with him is plenteous redemption.”  Psalm 130:7 If you are struggling with situations and circumstances that are out of control in your life, you may be

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The Lesson of Fallen Leaves

When I look out over my yard, all I see are multicolored fallen leaves!  Despairing of having to mow and mulch yet again, I realized that even in fallen leaves, there is a lesson to be learned. As the leaves

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Our Thanksgiving Day

  I. Children, do you know the story Of the first Thanksgiving Day, Founded by our Pilgrim Fathers In that time so far away? II. They had given for religion Wealth and comfort, yes, and more, Left their homes, and

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Our Burden Bearer

The little sharp vexations And the briars that catch and fret, Why not take all to the Helper Who had never failed us yet? Tell Him about the heartache And tell Him the longings, too; Tell Him the baffled purpose

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Jesus, The Burden Bearer

“But thanks be to God, which giveth us the victory through our Lord Jesus Christ. Therefore, my beloved brethren, be ye stedfast, unmoveable, always abounding in the work of the Lord, forasmuch as ye know that your labour is not

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The Gift that Humbles

If you’ve ever received a gift then you know that not all gifts are equal. Gift giving tries our patience and our pocketbook. Yet there is on occasion a gift that humbles our heart because we know the giver sacrificed

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God Reached Out!

One of my favorite verses in the Bible is found in Exodus 6:2. It says, “And God spake unto Moses and said unto him, I am the Lord…” That settles it. God has identified Himself. It is important to know

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