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Papa Doesn’t Have Spell Check

The following story came by email today. It is the first one I have ever seen written by my precious first grade granddaughter. I read it with delight and pride. “The Qwen and the Prinsess, Wans thar was a Qwen … Continue reading

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O taste and See…

Having prayed through Paul’s prayers in my morning devotions, I was gripped by this phrase in the Amplified Bible “…(That you may really come) to know (practically, through experience for yourselves) the love of Christ, which far surpasses mere knowledge … Continue reading

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Grateful for Heritage

My Grandmother was baptized in this church in 1876. It is still standing wrapped by the mountains and waterfalls of Telemark, Norway. It was my privilege, to kneel at this alter and pray, “Fader var, du som er I himmelen! … Continue reading

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Near Sighted Faith through Aging Eyes

We are reminded in 2 Peter to not be near sighted. Peter is talking about qualities that will keep us from being ineffective and unproductive in our knowledge of our Lord Jesus Christ. If your eye doctor diagnosis you as … 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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Pastoral Prayer for Thanksgiving Worship Service

“Be joyful always, pray continuously, give thanks in all circumstances, for this is God’s will for you in Christ.” The God we are worshipping today is the Loving Father Who welcomes His children. Today our Father wants us to come … Continue reading

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The Power of “Thank You” Prayers

I have met a small group of people whose prayers create in me a hunger to know God better. They pray with intimacy, intensity, and confidence. They know Who they are talking to and they know who they are in … Continue reading

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