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Fearful? Faithful!

“Fear imprisons, faith liberates;  fear paralyzes, faith empowers;  fear disheartens, faith encourages;  fear sickens, faith heals;  fear makes useless, faith makes serviceable.“ From Harry Emerson Fosdick (1878-1969)   Today we recall how Jesus was arrested and his disciples were fearful. … Continue reading

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My Foolish Fear

  I hate it when people make fun of others. I hate it when others to make fun of me. I admit it. I’m afraid of ridicule.     Christ loved those who made fun of him. He wasn’t afraid … Continue reading

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Change Your Fear of Change

Hebrews 4:15 (NASB) For we do not have a high priest who cannot sympathize with our weaknesses.     You’ve heard the joke about how many [fill in the blank]s it takes to change a light bulb. “Change!” says a … Continue reading

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Into Your Fears

  What worries you most?     Failure Betrayal and abandonment Ridicule Pain and death Yesterday was Palm Sunday. This is Holy Week, a time set apart to ponder and celebrate the last week of Christ’s earthly life. As Jesus … Continue reading

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Prepared to Forgive

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Prepared to Come as You Are

  Luke 1:17 (NIV) . . . turn the hearts of the parents to their children and the disobedient to the wisdom of the righteous—to make ready a people prepared for the Lord.   How to prepare is the question. … Continue reading

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Prepared People

  I lay awake. I tried the usual back-to-sleep techniques, without success. Prayer time, I thought. Prepare-my-heart time.   It’s not all about you. I’m kinda slow in the middle of the night. Minutes passed, I finally understood. I’m called … Continue reading

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Be Prepared . . . for Easter

  Get ready: food, house, wardrobe.     Study the word: Jeremiah 15:16 (NIV) When your words came, I ate them; they were my joy and my heart’s delight.  Clear out the sin: 1 John 1:9 If we confess our … Continue reading

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Easter Preparations

    What have you done to get ready for Easter?     I have candy for the baskets Cleaning for company I bought a beautiful dress Lent isn’t about the food, the company or the clothes–unless, of course,  you … Continue reading

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The Way of the Cross

  Today is the intersection of St. Patrick, Spring and Lent. Today is the intersection of forgiveness, new life and Christ.   Today’s intersection is the Cross.

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