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Are you familiar with The Ten Commandments?  It’s remarkable that right actions toward God and man can be summed up into ten rules or commandments. The word epic* comes to mind when speaking of The Ten Commandments. Everything about them is epic.

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A 2000 Year Relationship

Our faith in God grows as we experience His grace, love, mercy and forgiveness. Our faith grows when we remember His acts both great and small.  The book of Psalms talks about remembering. I will remember the deeds of the Lord; yes, I will remember your miracles of long ago. I will meditate on all […]

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Do you believe in miracles?

Message:  Mark 6:1-6a     Jesus Returns to Nazareth After the miraculous raising from the dead of Jairus’ daughter, where did Jesus go ~ ?  (verse 1) Even though the people were amazed at Jesus’ teaching in the synagogue, what was their reaction to him?  (verse 3) How did Jesus explain this reaction toward him? […]

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Jesus Lived a Sinless Life

Jesus lived a sinless life ~ he never sinned against God or man. From our every day life and our personal experiences, we are well aware of our inability to keep the spirit of the law and the letter of the law. Many times we compare ourselves to others and think that we are not […]

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Jesus Christ Our Passover Lamb

In order for us to fully appreciate and comprehend Jesus dying on the cross, it is important to know the meaning of Passover. The purpose of Christ’s sacrifice is revealed by understanding a critical time in the life of the nation of Israel when they were slaves in Egypt. How did the sons of Jacob go from being highly […]

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Remember the Cross

The first documented use of crucifixion was by the Persians in 400 BC. The Romans started using this method of execution around 100 BC. A Roman citizen could not be crucified except for treason. Psalm 22:1-18 was written by David about 1000 BC. It accurately describes the death of the Messiah by crucifixion several hundred […]

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Consequences

Diseases, addictions, natural disasters and global inequalities are a symptom of a much bigger problem.  It is a problem that was not created yesterday.  It has been a problem that has plagued all humanity. Probably the best way to describe this ubiquitous problem is to think about parents and children. A parent gives the child […]

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Two word prayers

Our daughter had twins who were in a Neonatal Intensive Care Unit called the NICU for four weeks. They were tiny – these two – a little boy 3 pounds 7 ounces and a baby girl 3 pounds.  We praise the doctors and nurses for their care and skill, but we praise God most of […]

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Karen’s Life Sketch

On this, the first day of 2017, it seems an appropriate time to share my life sketch.  Rather than looking forward to the new year, I am looking back over my life and analyzing it.  There have been physical changes ~ for sure.  And life is filled with emotional experiences bringing you happiness and sorrow […]

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There is a particular word that can stop time.  It is the word that will be like a bee sting.  It is a word that makes all things new.  In the nano second after you hear this word, whatever was bothering you will suddenly seem extremely trivial and unimportant.  In a moment, in the twinkling […]

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