Category Archives: Inspiration

Time out!

It is all too easy to be pulled so deeply into the cares of our world that we grow distant from God. We can lose touch with His spiritual perspective. Anxiety and fear are sure warning signs that we are moving in that direction. Continue reading

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Why should we be surprised?

Brothers and sisters, if we are to persevere, it is important to become grounded in the full Scriptures. God provided His Word for just such a time as this. Continue reading

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en COURAGE ment

While we may think of courage as fearlessness or daring, more fitting synonyms may be determination and endurance. Continue reading

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Details, details!

The grinding process of being honed may be unpleasant, but how exciting to contemplate becoming sharper and more useful to God. Continue reading

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Trusting when it makes no sense

How can we accept that painful experiences are merely the dark threads in a beautiful tapestry woven for our benefit? Continue reading

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A Hopeful New Year

Putting our faith, our trust, in people or institutions, or even in our own abilities, is a recipe for disappointment. Continue reading

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Merry Christmas!

The Christian church has two supreme holy days set apart for us to recognize God’s sacrificial gift when He stepped into the confines of our human experience and took on the sins of us all by dying an excruciating death for our salvation; two days dedicated to giving thanks for His great mercy and His amazing grace. Continue reading

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Let us gather together

Welcome to Mrs. Thistlethwaite’s cozy cottage. This evening Tillie is hosting a home Bible study for a group of ladies from her church. You can curl up beside Edgar, Tillie’s pet tortoise, on the cushioned window seat and listen in. Continue reading

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“Che sera sera” Christians

God is in control, so why should we get involved, right? Continue reading

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Who do you trust?

With widespread distrust of the modern media and of many political figures, who can we trust in these turbulent times? Continue reading

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