Tag Archives: Bible

What it means to Pursue Righteousness

I’ve always wanted to play the piano. Except I’m tone deaf. And have never had lessons. I’d love to be fit and strong. Except I hate weight training. I’d love to speak French fluently. Or Russian. Or even Greek. Only I’ve … Continue reading

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Lesson in Rejection from Julie Arduini

Although I love writing fiction, I also love teaching Bible studies. So far I don’t feel the call to write them, a la Beth Moore or Lysa TerKeurst, I’d rather purchase their materials and teach on them all day long. … Continue reading

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Hearing From God

What do you do when faced with a tough decision? How do you handle uncertainties and doubts? Have you ever forged ahead in an area only to find you landed smack dab in a mess? The Israelites were a chosen people, … Continue reading

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Do Not Worry, Part 2: Eagles

On my last post, DO NOT WORRY,  I shared that when I wake up in the morning I dread the day, and that I’ve made a conscious effort and have chosen to celebrate the day, and give God the glory. I’m happy … Continue reading

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A Spark Serves by Vicki Hinze

    A Spark Serves: Soul Food and the Heart-Weary Christian     It’s almost Easter. A revered time for people of faith. The most revered time for Christians. Today, I need to chat. That’s right, to chat. I need … Continue reading

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If You Could Have only One Other Book…

Okay, I know I’m a bit early, but I REALLY love Thanksgiving, so bear with me if you end up with two Thanksgiving posts from me this year, the second one being just days before that wonderful holiday. Now I … Continue reading

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Old words are new again

When I was 13, I joined a teen Bible Quiz team at my church, and our group was led by a young married couple. Our quiz topic was the books of 1 and 2 Thessalonians, and we needed to learn … Continue reading

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Dry Times

The Bible tells us there’s a time and a season for everything under heaven, and I think that means dry times, too. Three years ago Texas was plunged into a severe drought and during the summer the area where I … Continue reading

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No Dumb Questions by Julie Arduini

Each Easter season I’m fascinated to watch our daughter process Christ’s love for us as she watches it through our church’s Passion  Play. She has mild special needs that include comprehension issues, so often things her peers can figure out … Continue reading

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Perseverance by Tara Randel

Consider it pure joy, my brothers and sisters, whenever you face trials of many kinds, because you know that the testing of your faith produces perseverance. James 1:2-3 I recently started a Bible study on the book of James. Right … Continue reading

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Finding Joy

With the events of Boston still fresh in my mind this past week, I found myself thinking about joy in the midst of hardship or tragedy. Finding joy during hopeless situations of life can be difficult. Impossible even. But that … Continue reading

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Reading the Bible for All Its Worth! by Sarah Goebel

You know if you have read my previous posts that I am back in school so I am mostly writing about my classes! I did consider perhaps it was too late for me to finish my degree at 58 years old; … Continue reading

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