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Category: Lent

A Long Road to Spring

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If  there is one thing to look forward to here in the Midwestern part of our country, it is spring. I can remember long and brutal winters that seemed to hang around forever. I recall waiting with longing for the daylight to lengthen and the temperatures to rise. Everyone seems eager to see that first green shoot come up, or perhaps the first Read More

REMEMBER?— REMEMBER WHAT?

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Memory is a funny thing.

Very often we remember what we’d like to forget and forget what we’d like to remember. I can clearly remember specific events in my childhood… yet I’m unable to remember a single event from an entire year. — The 22nd Psalm concludes with these words: “All Read More

This Blessed Brokenness

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“Make me hear joy and gladness, That the bones You have broken may rejoice.” Psalm 51:8

This heart of mine keeps giving in to hosts of sin that live within.

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Can a person be a Christian but not believe in the bodily resurrection of Jesus from the dead? The apostle Paul says that denying Christ’s resurrection brings tragic results. We list three of them below. Read More

“The Good Shepherd”

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A name is more than a title, for nearly every name has a meaning. A name is more than  a title when actions are joined with that name. A name can also describe a person, telling us something about him.

“I am the good shepherd. The good shepherd gives His life for the Read More

LENTEN . . . JOY?

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“…(Jesus) who for the joy that was set before Him endured the cross, despising the shame, and has sat down at the right hand of the throne of God.” (Hebrews 12:2)
The term joy is not one we typically associate with the seven weeks of the Lenten season. Joy is an emotion usually reserved for the seasons of Read More