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If you followed the “Peanuts” cartoon strip and/or saw any of the movies made with those characters, you will surely remember how Snoopy was sometimes portrayed as the famous WWI Flying Ace. He fought his way across France doing battle with the infamous Red Baron of Germany. The Flying Ace would get shot down by … Continue reading Curses, Foiled Again!
Recommended reading: 1 Kings 17, 18 & 19 For me, Elijah is one of the most fascinating people in the Bible. He was a prophet of God and God performed many miracles through him. In 1 Kings 17 you can read about three of them. He called for a drought that did not end until … Continue reading Gentle Whispers
Yes, you are - we all are - whether we want to be or not. Some people enjoy the spotlight and their abilities to influence others. Some people would prefer to be safely in the background and would rather not believe they have any influence over anyone or anything. But, the fact is, we are … Continue reading Are You An Influencer?
While doing some research for this, I looked at an article titled “10 Destructive Habits That Unhappy People Have”, by Steve Roy.* He starts the article off with this: “It is said that happiness is a state of mind and to a certain extent, that's true. But I believe that whether we are happy … Continue reading Worry Warts Beware!
In Joshua chapter 17, the Israelites have boldly moved into their promised land. Joshua, as their leader, had been dividing the land, assigning areas to each of the twelve tribes. The people of Joseph came to Joshua complaining that the area allotted to them was not large enough. They said that they were large in … Continue reading Stronger Than The Strong
This year (2021) is the third year that I have used a daily devotional book written by Chris Tiegreen. He has written a number of devotional books and each one that I have read so far is excellent. I get a lot of inspiration from his words - they sometimes push me to study more … Continue reading The Perfect Gift
(Recommended Reading: Acts 16:16-40) The above referenced passage in Acts 16 has always been so interesting and inspirational to me. Any teachings that I have ever heard on it have tended to focus on the power and benefits of prayer and praise to God, no matter what your circumstances happen to be. Pray, praise, be … Continue reading Doing The Right Thing
(Recommended reading – Luke 11:1-13) Jesus said in Luke 11:9-10 (NKJCV): “’So I say to you, ask, and it will be given to you; seek, and you will find; knock, and it will be opened to you. For everyone who asks receives, and he who seeks finds, and to him who knocks it will be … Continue reading Persistence Pays
Scripture references from translations as noted Luke 18:9-14 in The Message reads like this as Jesus is speaking: “He told his next story to some who were complacently pleased with themselves over their moral performance and looked down their noses at the common people: ‘Two men went up to the Temple to pray, one a … Continue reading Look At Me!
Recommended Reading: Exodus 23:20-33 We live in an era where our lives move very fast. We tend to want what we want when we want it - and that is usually NOW! I have noticed that the virtue of patience seems to have dimmed substantially in most people these days. Think about it...we get in … Continue reading HURRY, HURRY, HURRY!