Monthly Archives: February 2016

Things to Think About

Finally, brothers, whatever is true, whatever is noble, whatever is right, whatever is pure, whatever is lovely, whatever is admirable – if anything is excellent or praiseworthy – think about such things. Philippians 4:8 I try to be a pretty … Continue reading

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The Power of Prayer

In all my prayers for all of you, I always pray with joy…. Philippians 1:4 While recovering at home from a radical prostatectomy, I received lots of get well cards, visits from friends, meals from my dear church friends, gifts, … Continue reading

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By Himself to Pray

After he had dismissed them, he went up on a mountainside by himself to pray. When evening came, he was there alone…. Matthew 14:23 Having dealt with early-onset Alzheimer’s disease for six years now there are some situations that are … Continue reading

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His Mighty Power

Finally, be strong in the Lord and in his mighty power. Put on the full armor of God so that you can take your stand against the devil’s schemes. Ephesians 6:10 In the Apostle Paul’s letter to the church in … Continue reading

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Divine Power

The weapons we fight with are not the weapons of the world. On the contrary, they have divine power to demolish strongholds. 2 Corinthians 10:4 As a young 2nd Lieutenant in the United States Marine Corps, I was introduced to, … Continue reading

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Perfect Power through Grace

Three times I pleaded with the Lord to take it away from me. But he said to me, “My grace is sufficient for you, for my power is made perfect in weakness.” Therefore I will boast all the more gladly … Continue reading

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Flowing Fruit

We all fell to the ground, and I heard a voice saying to me in Aramaic, “Saul, Saul, why do you persecute me? It is hard for you to kick against the goad.” Acts 26:14 The consistent character traits of … Continue reading

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Protective Peace

The King was overjoyed and gave orders to lift Daniel out of the den. And when Daniel was lifted from the den, no would was found on him, because he had trusted in his God. Daniel 6:23 After my diagnosis … Continue reading

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Standing Firm

Be on your guard; stand firm in the faith; be men of courage; be strong. Do everything in love. 1 Corinthians 16:13-14 In the closing sentences of the Apostle Paul’s letter to the church in Corinth we find today’s message … Continue reading

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Enduring the Desert

O God, you are my God, earnestly I seek you; my soul thirsts for you, my body longs for you, in a dry and weary land where there is no water. Psalm 63:1 During a recent trip to Phoenix where … Continue reading

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