Kill the Old, Embrace the New

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You can imagine how my eyes popped out of my head when the preacher at church started talking about murder. Whoa! I thought. What’s going on here???? Murder is not something you expect to hear discussed in church, that’s for sure and certain. However, I can assure you that my preacher wasn’t talking about physical […]

A Story About a Mother Bird

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All discipline for the moment seems not to be joyful, but sorrowful; yet to those who have been trained by it, afterwards it yields the peaceful fruit of righteousness. Hebrews 12:11 Once upon a time, there was a mother bird…a little nuthatch. (Why a nuthatch? Why not? I like them. They have cute little heads, […]

God’s Rewards

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“…every man shall receive his own reward according to his own labour…” 1 Cor 3:8 Don’t you sometimes feel that you are working, working, working and there is little reward for your efforts? It can be rather discouraging, can’t it? You work hard to be a good parent and something awful happens. You try to […]