Category Archives: Jesus

SIMPLY LIVING – WONDERFUL!

THINKING SIMPLY OF SUCH A PROFOUND TRUTH Mulling over the “breastplate of righteousness” that I wear and how it guards my heart. My mind slips to simple times – eight-year-old times. Do you remember? “Into my heart, into my heart, … Continue reading

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THE CRUSHING EFFECT

  It looked so beautiful sitting on the Wal-mart display unit in the veggie section. I reached over and touched the leaf – just a bit more – actually I crushed the leaf. Oh, it smelled so good! I was … Continue reading

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I’LL COUNT IT ALL JOY

My third 2017 wish for you.  JOY Commuting in a triangle between Wichita, KS; Tulsa, OK; and Oklahoma City was a difficult circumstance in my life during a transition of jobs and residences.  Other personal problems were weighing heavily on … Continue reading

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MEET THE CONQUEROR

My second 2017 hope for you is that you find freedom from all fears, addictions,and any other bondages.  Jesus is Conqueror over your personal enemies.  Mine too.  (Luke 8:28-39) Luke tells that in the country of the Gadarenes, there in … Continue reading

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NO GREATER GIFT

JESUS:  Who, being in very nature God, did not consider equality with God something to be grasped, but made himself nothing, taking the very nature of a servant, being made in human likeness.  And being found in appearance as a … Continue reading

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WHY CHRISTMAS?

Two reasons: First, Christians around the world celebrate the Christmas season because “it is the birthday of Jesus.”  Therefore, JESUS is OUR reason for the season. Second, Jesus chose to come as a babe to fulfill a mission to redeem … Continue reading

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JESUS AS PROVIDER

How did Jesus show that he cared for the everyday provisions needed by his followers?  Sometimes he performed a miracle: turning water to wine, providing tax money for the coin in a fish’s mouth,and feeding the multitude. He is not … Continue reading

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JESUS LOVES ME

Matthew 1:21 The angel said to Joseph, “She will give birth to a son, and you are to give him the name Jesus, because he will save his people from their sins.” This is my favorite name for God’s Son. … Continue reading

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TO BE LIKE JESUS

“OH, TO BE LIKE JESUS” we say, we pray, and we sing. Consider these patterns. SUCH PATIENCE, John 20:27 as he invites Thomas to touch the scars; SUCH SERVICE, 21:9 as he prepares a meal; SUCH FORGIVENESS, 21:15-17 as he … Continue reading

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I AM WITH YOU…

Consider with me the precious promise from Jesus: “I am with you always.” How often we encourage ourselves with those words! And I’m afraid we also find excuse for compromising with those words. I suggest we turn the table on … Continue reading

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