Category Archives: Scripture Study

25 Encouraging Bible Verses for the Loss of a Pet

There is great debate amongst Bible scholars whether or not animals will go to heaven.  Questions arise whether or not animals and pets have a “spirit”, and whether or not animals have a “soul”.  The main question I was recently … Continue reading

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PTL (Praise the Lord)

I was listening to one of my compilation CD’s the other day and the classic country song, “Make the World Go Away” came on.  I am revealing a lot about myself here, but I do occasionally like to listen to … Continue reading

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Storing Up Treasures

I always thought that Matthew 6:19-21 was more a passage about greed and focusing on the attainment of wealth.  I suppose it does allude to that to some degree, but I was challenged recently to look at that particular passage … Continue reading

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“God Will Never Give You More Than You Can Handle.” – Hogwash!!

Just today I saw one of those wonderfully spiritual memes with the caption: “God will never give you more than you can handle.”  It was posted by a well-meaning Facebook friend who meant to uplift and encourage someone who was obviously going through a … Continue reading

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Femme Fatales

Queen Vashti, for all intents and purposes, was the most beautiful woman in all of Persia.  She was married to the powerful King Xerxes who denied her nothing.  She had all the clothes, jewellery, and riches that any woman could ever want … Continue reading

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It is Written – A Journey Through the New Testament (6)

On the 24th my family will celebrate the birth of the Christ Child once again.  The tradition has been that we attend the Christmas Eve service at our church, then come home and feast on a turkey dinner.  Another tradition is my … Continue reading

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It is Written – A Journey Through the New Testament (5)

I have worked with youth as a teacher and in my church most of my adult life.  It has been such a privilege for me to walk alongside many of these young people over the years.  I have watched many … Continue reading

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It is Written – A Journey Through the New Testament (4)

As I stated on Week 1, Christmas is often a time to be “frazzled”.  I have experienced the crush of mall shoppers, bustling by me to find that perfect gift for that special someone.  A recent poll indicated that the average person … Continue reading

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It is Written – A Journey Through the New Testament (3)

I saw a child the other day at church say, “God loves me soooo much” and then she spread out her arms side to side as wide and as far as she was able to indicate that as far as her little … Continue reading

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It is Written – A Journey Through the New Testament (2)

How’s the Christmas baking coming?  Did you enjoy last week’s “journey” through the New Testament?  Let’s continue to be encouraged and strengthened this week. It is Written John 17:23. “It is written” – I am in Christ and loved by … Continue reading

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