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Shall We Gather At the River

Each year my church family gathers at the Jumping Pound River for what has become our yearly summer picnic and Baptismal service.  Several of our church family are baptised and although every baptism is celebrated, being baptised in a clear-running, icy, mountain stream … Continue reading

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25 Encouraging Scripture Verses to Relieve Tension

I feel it in my neck and back.  I am mentally fatigued and at times the physical and emotional toll has me paralyzed.  These are common side-effects of stress and tension.  Jesus felt the burden of stress and fatigue many … Continue reading

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25 Encouraging Scripture Verses to Read at Funerals

As Christians we should live with eternity in our sights.  It will be a home-coming, a celestial celebration, if you will, where we will stand before His throne in hopes of hearing our Saviour say, “Well done, good and faithful … Continue reading

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50 Encouraging Scripture Verses to Combat Fear

In the Bible “fear” is spoken of over 500 times!  In addition to the 103 “Fear not” or “Be not afraid” verses there’s also the “fear of God” verses which speak of the reverence for God alone, and then many … Continue reading

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Don’t Sweat the Small Stuff

My husband has a favorite expression that he likes to repeat, “Don’t sweat the small stuff!” and then he adds, “Everything is small stuff” and then I always tack on, “In God’s eyes.” How true!  When I am unable, He … Continue reading

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Finding Joy NOT Happiness in the Lord (6)

Today we end our series on Finding Joy NOT Happiness in the Lord.  I pray that this six-part series has touched your heart in some way and has indeed brought you closer to finding JOY in the Lord. We talked … Continue reading

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Finding Joy NOT Happiness in the Lord (5)

So now we come to the practical application side of this series and why I titled it: Finding J0y NOT Happiness in the Lord. Although there are many great books written on JOY, these two have been particularly impacting on … Continue reading

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Finding Joy NOT Happiness in the Lord (4)

Today we continue our series of Finding Joy Not Happiness in the Lord.  If you haven’t read the three previous posts of this series, I invite you to do so now so you will be caught up.  How many of … Continue reading

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Finding Joy NOT Happiness in the Lord (3)

Perhaps last day’s homework assignment left you a bit wary, questioning why you do some of the things you do.  Sometimes it’s good to get a healthy perspective on things.  Some of you may have thought, “I have to work to support … Continue reading

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Finding Joy NOT Happiness in the Lord (2)

Today I continue my series on Finding Joy NOT Happiness in the Lord. How many of you did your homework?  For those who did, I would be interested to hear what “happy” thing you did and why it made you happy.  … Continue reading

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