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Trials: Understanding or Not? May Be…

Moses summoned all the Israelites and said to them: Your eyes have seen all that the Lord did in Egypt to Pharaoh, to all his officials, and all his land. With your own eyes you saw those great trials, those miraculous signs and great wonders. But to this day, the Lord has not given you a mind that understands, or eyes that see or ears that hear. (Deuteronomy 29:2-4, NIV) Motivating Monday! Hello! Seems like I’ve been away so, nice to be back home. We had an exciting end to our middle child’s summer baseball- winning Babe Ruth State Tournament, […]

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Deceived: Must be Diligent to Avoid Corruption

Deceived: Must be Diligent to Avoid Corruption

Do not be deceived: “Bad company corrupts good morals.” (1 Corinthians 15:33 ESV) Motivating Monday! This past weekend and starting today, many kiddos are heading back to college. Many starting their first year. A college friend of mine questioned on fb, in three words- what would we tell our 18 year old selves. I’ve pondered this a great deal, because so much happens at 18. No longer in high school and given freedom, a taste of independence entering next phase of life. Focus I would tell my 18 year old self, “Vicki, stay focused!” It’s easy to rock an 18 […]

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Wisdom, Understanding, and Truth- All Available today!

Wisdom, Understanding, and Truth- All Available today!

Destruction and Death say, ‘Only a rumor of it has reached our ears.’ God understands the way to it and he alone knows where it dwells, for he views the ends of the earth and sees everything under the heavens. When he established the force of the wind and measured out the waters, when he made a decree for the rain and a path for the thunderstorm, then he looked at wisdom and appraised it; he confirmed it and tested it. And he said to man, ‘The fear of the Lord- that is wisdom, and to shun evil is understanding. […]

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Righteous…God’s Righteousness, traded Old for New

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The righteous will flourish like a palm tree, they will grow like the cedar of Lebanon; planted in the house of the Lord, they will flourish in the courts of our God. They will still bear fruit in old age, they will stay fresh and green, proclaiming, “The Lord is Upright; he is my Rock, and there is no wickedness in him.” (Psalm 92:12-15 NIV) Motivating Monday! Monday needs to be positive and motivating! What sounds better than knowing God’s righteous ones will flourish like a palm tree, bearing fruit in old age, and staying fresh and green? This sounds […]

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“We Don’t Know,” Let’s Do Better! Yes, We Can!

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Jesus replied, “I will ask you one question. If you answer me, I will tell you by what authority I am doing these things. John’s baptism- where did it come from? Was it from heaven or from men?” They(Chief Priest and Elders) discussed it among themselves and said, “If we say, ‘from heaven,’ he will ask, ‘Then why didn’t you believe him?’ But if we say, ‘From men’- we are afraid of the people, for they all hold that John was a prophet.” So they answered Jesus, “We don’t know.” Matthew 21:24-27 NIV) Forward Friday!  Today’s Scripture is action packed […]

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