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Eyes Are Watching

    “Fathers and mothers, do not forget that children learn more by the eye than they do by the ear.” J.C. Ryle  (1816-1900)

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The Sins of the Fathers

No question, some people have bad parents. And some folks assume that those children are destined to repeat the sins of their parents:   Numbers 14:18 (MSG) God, slow to get angry and huge in loyal love, forgiving iniquity and rebellion … Continue reading

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Honor Our Father

    What’s the best thing a father can do for his children?   Pay their way Encourage them Love their mother Honor God I’ll take “honor God” (“all of the above” is also a good choice). Whether your father … Continue reading

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A Mother’s Will and Prayer

Do you remember the story of the rich young ruler, the one who asked Jesus how to inherit eternal life? Jesus knew that money stood between our young man and his eternity: Mark 10:21 (CEV) “Go sell everything you own. Give … Continue reading

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Whose Will Be Done

  How do you pray for those folks nearest to your heart?     That they will be healthy and prosperous For God to solve all their problems God’s will be done “Your will be done” (Matthew 6:10, the Lord’s … Continue reading

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God, Them and You

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All in the Family

  “Sin has the devil for its father,   shame for its companion,   and death for its wages.” Thomas Watson (1620-1686)   James 1:15 (NIV) Then, after desire has conceived, it gives birth to sin; and sin, when it … Continue reading

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My No-Good Very-Bad Day

I had one of those days: horrible circumstances not my fault, terrible responses all my fault.   Me:   Some days are like that, Lord.              God: Without me, my child, every day     … Continue reading

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You Will Take It with You

  I’m planning and packing for a trip. Are you planning and packing for your final trip?     I can’t take it with me Planning, yes. Packing, no. I’m going to heaven. Why worry? True, you don’t pack a … Continue reading

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Sit Up to the Table

I can choose to eat at my computer desk, or off a TV tray, or even at a table in the food court. Or I can let God feed me from the riches of his table.   I’m sorry, Lord … Continue reading

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