Are Christians gods with a small letter “g”? 

John 10:22-42  Then came the Festival of Dedication[b] at Jerusalem. It was winter, 23 and Jesus was in the temple courts walking in Solomon’s Colonnade. 24 The Jews who were there gathered around him, saying, “How long will you keep us in suspense? If you are the Messiah, tell us plainly.”  25 Jesus answered, “I did tell you, but you do not believe. The…

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Volume 22:13-  Week of May 15, 2022

Proverbs 19:21—“Many are the plans in a man’s heart, but it is the Lord’s purpose that prevails.” Reflection:    We all have plans for a good life, one with peace, harmony, happiness, abundance — with no roadblocks or just smooth sailing.   We can make some plans as we plan each day that stretches out before us.  But, we…

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Ask to Understand

– Matt 7:7   Matt 7:7 “Ask and it will be given to you; seek and you will find; knock and the door will be opened to you”.(NIV)  My dear Brethren, the Word of God has answers to all the questions we want to ask God. The children of God are the light of the world and the…

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For I know the plans I think towards you… 

For I know the plans I have for you,” declares the Lord, “plans to prosper you and not to harm you, plans to give you hope and a future. (NIV)  For I know the thoughts that I think toward you, saith the Lord, thoughts of peace, and not of evil, to give you an expected end. (KJV)            OK, if you are…

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I Stand at the Door and Knock

Christ is knocking at Believers Hearts in this text!   Revelation 3:14-20  To the Church in Laodicea  14 “To the angel of the church in Laodicea write:  These are the words of the Amen, the faithful and true witness, the ruler of God’s creation. 15 I know your deeds, that you are neither cold nor hot. I wish you were either one…

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Volume 22:11-  Week of May 8, 2022

John 14: 12-13—  “Very truly I tell you, whoever believes in me will do the works I have been doing, and they will do even greater things than these, because I am going to the Father.  And, I will do whatever you ask in my name, so that the Father may be glorified in the Son.”…

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God can do more than we ask or think, but what is the context of that?

Ephesians 3:16-21  I pray that out of his glorious riches he may strengthen you with power through his Spirit in your inner being, 17 so that Christ may dwell in your hearts through faith. And I pray that you, being rooted and established in love, 18 may have power, together with all the Lord’s holy people, to grasp how wide and long and high and deep is the love…

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Volume 22:10-  Week of April 24, 2022

Psalm 16:11—  “You will show me the path of life; in Your presence is fullness of joy; at Your right hand are pleasures forevermore.” Reflection:    I selected this week’s passage because we tend not to keep our eyes fixed on Jesus during our busy days and lives.  When we stop the busyness in our life,…

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Volume 22:9– Week of April 17, 2022

Psalm 112:7 – “He will have not fear of bad news; his heart is steadfast trusting in the Lord.” Reflection:    Too many things interrupt our awareness of God around us.  We live in a world of senses (sight, sound, touch, taste, etc.) and we often only believe what we can absorb with our senses.  God gives us…

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Volume 22:8–  Week of April 10, 2022

Scripture Reading: Hebrews 13:8:   “Jesus Christ is the same yesterday and today and forever.” Reflection:    God is with us all the time and for us each and every day, our constant companion and provider.  But are we with God and for God each day.  I would say that we all tend not to place God first…

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For the Sons of God to manifest… 

Romans 8:18-25  I consider that our present sufferings are not worth comparing with the glory that will be revealed in us. 19 For the creation waits in eager expectation for the children of God to be revealed. 20 For the creation was subjected to frustration, not by its own choice, but by the will of the one who subjected it, in hope 21 that[h] the creation…

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Give and it shall be given  

Luke 6:38  27 “But to you who are listening I say: Love your enemies, do good to those who hate you, 28 bless those who curse you, pray for those who mistreat you. 29 If someone slaps you on one cheek, turn to them the other also. If someone takes your coat, do not withhold your shirt from them. 30 Give to…

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Dependable God

Matthew 11:28-30 “Come to me, all you who are weary and burdened, and I will give you rest. 29 Take my yoke upon you and learn from me, for I am gentle and humble in heart, and you will find rest for your souls. 30 For my yoke is easy and my burden is light.” Illness, injury, and physical challenges can make us uncomfortably…

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