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THE CANDLE

THE CANDLE Matthew 5:13-16 ESV / “You are the salt of the earth, but if salt has lost its taste, how shall its saltiness be restored? It is no longer good for anything except to be thrown out and trampled … Continue reading

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NO TIME TO PRAY

NO TIME TO PRAY Luke 21:36 Be always on the watch, and pray that you may be able … … But beware of slumbering; and every moment pray that you … all these coming evils, and to take your stand … Continue reading

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THE TEMPLE OF GOD

THE CHOSEN VESSEL 1 Corinthians 6:19-20 NIV Do you not know that your body is a temple of the Holy Spirit who is in you, whom you have received from God? You are not your own; 20 you were bought … Continue reading

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ALPHABET OF THE TONGUE

My notes from a sermon:What did you say? alphabet of the tongue what did you say?: A:anger (inappropriate) away from the issue, calling names, etc. (could say the same thing in a different way; don’t have to say it in … Continue reading

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LONELINESS AND ALONENESS FACTORS

THE LONELINESS AND BEING ALONE FACTORS John 14:16 NLT 16 And I will ask the Father, and he will give you another Advocate, who will never leave you. (for my friend, R.F. who is experiencing loneliness) There is a difference … Continue reading

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CHILDISH VS CHILDLIKE

CHILDISH VS CHILDLIKE  1 Corinthians 13 King James Version (KJV) 13 Though I speak with the tongues of men and of angels, and have not charity, I am become as sounding brass, or a tinkling cymbal. 2 And though … Continue reading

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BOTHIVITY

BOTHIVITY This is one of my main pet peeves–I have several. I was in a church for quite a number of, (too many) years where they were into positivity at all costs. I felt uncomfortable with that. I think we … Continue reading

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MY TESTIMONY IN HAIKU

MY TESTIMONY IN HAIKU by Lauren Merryfield McCarthy is gone He taught me how to write these When Jim was around I still miss my Jim But he might not understand My love for Jesus Just four years ago I … Continue reading

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THE YELLOW BALLOON

ACCEPTING THE YELLOW BALLOON This morning I was at breakfast, half awake. I was sitting there grateful that I had a meal coming and that I could sit with my table mates another time. But I was tired. I kept … Continue reading

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WITH JESUS

WITH JESUS by Lauren Merryfield (note:I’ve written Christmas poems but not a Resurrection Day poem. So here goes) Part 1: I started out at Christmas time, With Jesus. He was a little baby boy, With Jesus. In Sunday School I … Continue reading

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