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Monthly Archives: February 2009

Belief and Faith – Part I

Believing in something is one thing; faith in the promises of what you believe is quite another. When you stand up, you not only believe that your feet, ankles and knees will support and balance you, you have faith that they will. If you don’t you’d hold on to whatever […]

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The Famous Case of the Devilled Ham

Pig farmers probably weren’t too popular among the Jews, pigs being ‘unclean’ and all. But it appears to have been a profitable line of work, judging by the townpeople’s reaction: “The people began to plead with Jesus to leave their region” (Mark 5:17Mark 5:17English: World English Bible – WEB17¬†They began to beg […]

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The Faith-Over-Fear Equation

What scares you? We’re not talking about horror movies or Halloween here. What mortally scares you? Take an inventory: death? snakes? public speaking? heights? Knowing in advance what scares you provides a unique opportunity to bring it to God.

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Obama’s Call to Sacrifice

Barak Obama regularly calls American to sacrifice – warning that things are going to get worse before they can get better. Yet our economy is better than it was during the Carter administration, and Reagan’s solution of tax cuts and deregulation brought us out of it without further suffering. By […]

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May I have a Lifeline?

The twelve apostles were low in social standing, they were not the most literate among their peers. They were like tiny mustard seeds in a world where the sword ruled. Yet it was because of the teaching they received from the savior of the world and the power of the […]

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