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A Model for Prayer

My seven year old granddaughter, (who calls me Besta which is the Norwegian word for Grandma) said, “Besta, the Bible you gave me doesn’t work in Sunday School” I asked her to explain. She said that the Bible I had … Continue reading

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The Healing Power of Love

Yesterday I was sent a visitor from God. She has a name by which people call her, but I recognized her and today remember her as love. She was not in a hurry, even though I know she has much … Continue reading

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Treasures from Our Shelves

Many of us are in a season of life where we are looking at the things we have kept on our shelves and finding no reason to keep them. What we at one time valued seems to have lost significance. … Continue reading

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Standing on the Promises

One of my favorite Bibles is at least 40 years old. It is an Amplified version that I have been able to have rebound. I have decided to use it for my regular reading/studying in 2014. It will be fun … Continue reading

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No More Lutefisk

My Aunt died this week. She was 91 years old and suffering with congestive heart failure.   It is not hard to engage the rational mind and say that this is a blessing, an evidence of the grace of God. … Continue reading

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They Didn’t Even Smell of Smoke

This is a phrase borrowed from the New Living Translation describing the condition of Daniels three friends who had been thrown into the firry furnace. The Bible is careful to make it clear that the furnace was so hot that … Continue reading

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It’s Better to Say You Don’t Know Than Give a Bad Answer

by Jill Briscoe Even when I’m old and grey do not forsake me oh Lord until I have declared your word to the next generation, your might to all that are to come. Psalm 71:16-18 I remember writing in my … Continue reading

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