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Who Controls My Anger?

Our nation saw violence erupt again this week.  A news reporter and her cameraman were gunned down on live TV.  It’s shockingly sad.  I have heard the question asked – what has gone wrong in our nation that violence is on the rise?  Has a spirit of violence descended...

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An Abundant Life

Growing up in church I've often heard about how Jesus came to give us abundant life. He came so that we might have life to the full. And yet there have been so many times, even just in recent years that I have felt like my life was anything but abundant. I have been...

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Memorizing Scripture

  “I have hidden Your word in my heart that I might not sin against You.” Psalm 119:11 As I have sought God for direction for the church this year, one of the things that I have felt continually impressed to communicate is the need to memorize scripture. God keeps...

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Mistreatment Stinks

Mistreatment is a tough cookie to swallow.  Would you agree?  Haven’t we all been mistreated at one time or another?  I was at the store today, in a hurry, and someone totally ignored my place in line and scooted right in front of me.  In the grand scheme of life,...

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Tired of Rain

On average, Colorado has 300 days of sunshine per year. But where was the sun this week? We’ve had rain, rain, and more rain. Are you tired of rain? I must admit that I generally love rain. But right now, I’m tired of rain. I’m tired of overcast skies, chilly weather,...

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A Treasure

DL Moody said, “The Bible will keep from sin or sin will keep you from the Bible.” When I was 10 years old, my parents gave me a Bible for my birthday. To my young mind, it was expensive. The leather so was soft and it smelled good. I liked the color and the size. I...

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Tattooing Our Minds

James 3:2 says, “Indeed, we all make mistakes. For if we could control our tongues, we would be perfect and could also control ourselves in every way.” Controlling our tongue, our words, begins with having self-control of our emotions. The way that we control our...

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No Easy Road

Suffering….No one wants to suffer. Suffering isn’t pleasant. But, it is valuable! Or it can be. In I Peter 2:20 and 21, Peter says if we suffer for doing wrong, what credit is it to you? But, if you suffer for doing good, it is commendable to God. Benjamin Fernando...

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Trust the Engineer

Happy Easter.  He is Risen!  One of the fundamental truths of the Resurrection is that it offers us hope. When Jesus was crucified, the disciples scattered.  Their dreams, aspirations, and desires were shattered.  Their confidence was crushed.  Jesus was dead.  Out of...

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Terror in the Skies

The news this week is chilling.  It’s hard to imagine that a pilot would intentionally crash a plane, tragically ending 150 lives.  As I watch the news, I see the commentators desperately trying to offer some kind of explanation, some motive, for such a horrific...

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