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Remembering

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The end of the year is a good time to reflect on the year past before considering the possibilities of the year ahead. Looking back, or remembering, is mentioned often in the Bible, and it is clear that we need to intentionally remember what God has done for us.  Because of our human weaknesses, and […]

God With Us

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“The virgin will conceive and give birth to a son, and they will call him Immanuel” (which means “God with us”). Matthew 1:23 (NIV) Henry Nouwen has written the following to remind us that Emmanuel, God with us is the very heart of Christmas. “God came to us because he wanted to join us on the […]

Making the most of the gift of time

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“Be very careful, then, how you live—not as unwise but as wise, making the most of every opportunity, because the days are evil. Therefore do not be foolish, but understand what the Lord’s will is” (Ephesians 5:15-17 NIV)  “Teach us to number our days, that we may gain a heart of wisdom” (Psalm 90:12 NIV)  […]

The All Important “Thank You” Wave

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Do not be anxious about anything, but in every situation, by prayer and petition, with thanksgiving, present your requests to God. And the peace of God, which transcends all understanding, will guard your hearts and your minds in Christ Jesus (Philippians 4:6-7) All of us have driving pet peeves. Be honest now! One of my […]

God With Us

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Matthew 1:23 (NIV) says: “The virgin will conceive and give birth to a son, and they will call him Immanuel” (which means “God with us“). Today is the first Sunday in Advent – a season observed in many Christian churches as a time of expectant waiting and preparation for the celebration of the birth of Jesus […]