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  • Devotionals,  Uncategorized

    Humility

    “Before his downfall a man’s heart is proud, but humility comes before honor.” – Proverbs 18:12 Pride is focused on self, but humility is focused on God.  You cannot do anything effectively for God, when you are focused solely on self.  “The Purpose Driven Life,” is a great book.  Its first line says, “It’s not about you.” Anything you do for God will be about helping,”people.”  You must love people.  That is easier said than done sometimes.  We were all placed on this earth with a purpose and a dream.  A dream for our lives of course, but our lives are made up of us, and the people around us.…

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    He Loves Me, He Loves Me Not

    The picture of the little girl, sitting in a field picking daisies apart singing, “He loves me, He loves me not.”  I used to enjoy playing this game with my friends.  We all had our childhood crushes, or at least the fantasy of what our future boyfriend or husband might be like.  It was a harsh reality down the road to realize, that sometimes the answer would be, “He loves me not.”  The dating world can be a horrible place.  In the movies, you see the man reject the woman, and then either the woman holds her head high and moves on, or you get the hopeless romantic who becomes love…

  • Devotionals

    Written In Red

    “Thy word have I hid in mine heart, that I might not sin against thee.” – Psalm 119:11 In Exodus 20 Moses wrote the Ten Commandments on a tablet of stone.  It was smashed by Moses out of anger, and then I believe re-written.  No matter how many times you push rules on people, they will always find ways to, “break,” the rules.  But God always has a forgiving spirit, especially with a heart of true repentance. “He has made us competent as ministers of a new covenant–not of the letter but of the Spirit; for the letter kills, but the Spirit gives life.” – 2 Corinthians 3:6 The gospel…