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Knowledge

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Wisdom… from God or man?

Wisdom I find it interesting that when I looked for an image for my thoughts this morning, all I found was: knowledge, books, learning, education, but no particular picture for wisdom. Odd… Except, wisdom is the proper application of knowledge. How do you draw a picture of proper application, it’s an action of the mind. … Continue reading

Little Handprints

Little Handprints Two little handprints on a glass door at the church building. My first thought was that someone was going to be upset. The doors are dirty now. But then I noticed that these handprints were too high for the size of them. Someone must have been holding that little one in order for them … Continue reading

Treasure and Pearl

Treasure and Pearl “The kingdom of heaven is like treasure hidden in a field, which a man found and covered up. Then in his joy he goes and sells all that he has and buys that field. “Again, the kingdom of heaven is like a merchant in search of fine pearls, who, on finding one … Continue reading

Being Brave in speaking God’s Word

Being Brave! Good Morning! Being brave but wise is not an easy thing. We are called upon to fearlessly proclaim the truth of God’s Word. We sometimes encounter opposition and criticism but we cannot let that deter us from teaching the truth. Being brave is called for. Consider this: “So have no fear of them, … Continue reading

Despair turned to Hope!

Despair turned to Hope! Our Lord has a different way of looking at things. And when Jesus came to the ruler’s house and saw the flute players and the crowd making a commotion, he said, “Go away, for the girl is not dead but sleeping.” And they laughed at him. But when the crowd had … Continue reading

Worry! What does it get you? NOTHING!

Worry! Worry is something that most of us wrestle with at times, some more than others. However, in considering a passage today that I have often quoted and more often not practiced, I want to encourage you to listen to the words of Jesus. “Therefore I tell you, do not worry about your life, what … Continue reading

In the beginning…

In the beginning Good Morning! And so the new year begins… in the beginning of a new year, an appointed time to change the calendars, a new start to things, it might behoove us to consider the ultimate beginning. In the beginning, God created the heavens and the earth. The earth was without form and void, and … Continue reading

Be strong!

Good Morning! Be strong!! We are half way through the week, Bible study is tonight, we have another day of God’s blessings! “Be watchful, stand firm in the faith, act like men, be strong. Let all that you do be done in love.” 1 Cor. 16:13-14. Sometimes we encounter things and people that can discourage … Continue reading

He saved us!

Good Morning! “But when the goodness and loving kindness of God our Savior appeared, he saved us, not because of works done by us in righteousness, but according to his own mercy, by the washing of regeneration and renewal of the Holy Spirit, whom he poured out on us richly through Jesus Christ our Savior, … Continue reading

The Gospel

Good Morning! The Gospel of Jesus Christ “For I am not ashamed of the gospel, for it is the power of God for salvation to everyone who believes, to the Jew first and also to the Greek. For in it the righteousness of God is revealed from faith for faith, as it is written, ‘the … Continue reading

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