Monthly Archives: March 2013

The Power of Words

The little boy watched with growing curiosity as an unfamiliar car roared into the yard.  The driver skidded to a stop, sending a huge cloud of dust spiraling upward in every direction.  The car’s engine sputtered and coughed fitfully before … Continue reading

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The Bible, Just another Book?

In Galatians 1:11-12, Paul said:   But I make known to you, brethren, that the gospel which was preached by me is not according to man. For I neither received it from man, nor was I taught it, but it came through the … Continue reading

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God Almighty; My Deliverer

So many people around me are struggling lately. Some have had dear friends and family taken (or waiting to be taken) by death. Sorrow encompasses them. Others are dealing with marital issues. Lives seeming to fall apart all around me. … Continue reading

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God’s Special Angel

It was a beautiful springtime Sunday morning as we drove from our home in Texarkana to a neighboring town to minister.  We stopped at a convenience store so my wife could use the rest room.  As I waited in the … Continue reading

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Passover

Since the time of Israel’s exodus from Egypt, the Hebrew people, later called Jews, have been celebrating the Passover each year in the spring near the time of Good Friday and Easter. For Christians, the Passover contains prophetic symbolisms that … Continue reading

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Mama Liz

“Liz’s daughter’s called today” my sister Patti spoke sadly. “She’s been in the hospital for two weeks but now they’ve taken her home and Hospice will be taking care of her. It’s stage 4 kidney cancer and her organs are … Continue reading

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Father Knows Best

My seven year old son, Jonathan, burst through the kitchen door, his eyes wide with alarm.  As the mother of three small boys I had learned to expect the unexpected and be prepared for anything but this caught me off … Continue reading

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Peace

I remember, as a young mother, how grateful I was when the summer ended and we could finally settle down to the routine of school again. It seemed that by the end of July my kids were two steps away … Continue reading

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He Watches Over Us

The doctor placed my neck and spine x-rays into the light box and studied them for a long while.  At last he turned toward me. “When did you break your neck?” he questioned. “ I’ve never broken my neck,” I responded.  He … Continue reading

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Washed In the Blood

Today I began humming that old song, “Are You Washed in the Blood?” and I began thinking of the words. Elisha Hoffman wrote the song in 1878 and the words are just as relevant today as when he wrote them. … Continue reading

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