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I HAVE A LONGING

The following section was from 2014 (a Face Book status).  Still timely for me.  Churches are still into Live Big, Love Long, You’re Blessed, Friendship Avenue, Unity Forever, We’re the Loudest.  And especially “You gotta love yourself first!” *********** Oh, … Continue reading

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JESUS HAS BEEN TUCKED AWAY

The Baby Jesus has been tucked away;  No longer with him do the children play. The Little Babe can’t see the light; He’s in a closet dark as night. We don’t see where he lays his head; Far underneath the … Continue reading

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LOOKING LIKE THE FATHER

“Come on in.  The baby is with Marta.  He is a delight!”  Mary joined the excitement of her family celebrating Marta’s new baby boy. “Look, he has ears like Marta’s.” “His tiny toes are like hers too.  See the little … Continue reading

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CAN I BE GOOD ENOUGH?

A few months ago I had a dream in which in was sitting in a church auditorium and watched as children and some adults were ascending stairways on each side of the church.  I realized that the rapture (catching away … Continue reading

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THE VACCINATION CHAIR

“Do you mind if Kenlyn watches?” asked Kristina, Kenlyn’s mom.  I got the okay from the nurse and, playing the hero, answered that she could. Walmart people are familiar with the small screen that separates the “needle victim” from the … Continue reading

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MY CUP IS FULL AND RUNNING OVER

Kid’s song from my past says:  “Running over, running over;  my cup is full and running over.  Since the Lord saved me, I’m as happy as can be; my cup is full and running over.”  By it, children were taught that … Continue reading

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DISTRACTED? BLINDED? WHAT?

“John 10:39 “Therefore, they sought again to take him; but he escaped out of their hand…” John also records in 7:30 that Jesus “hid himself…going through the midst of them.” How did he do that? Did he pull a Houdini … Continue reading

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YOU ARE HIS TEMPLE

WHAT DOES THIS PICTURE SAY ABOUT GOD’S TEMPLE? Let me explain. ************* Solomon built God’s first permanent temple. God manifested Himself in a glorious cloud in that place. “So that the priests could not stand to minister because of the … Continue reading

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VERNA

Not only outside was she beautiful, My sister was beautiful inside. She was a Proverbs 31 woman. She fought a brave battle For fourteen years. August 24, 2019, she was released from her body of pain, Into eternal life. She … Continue reading

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KNOWING EVERYTHING THAT COUNTS

A few years ago, I started a speech off like this: Today I want to talk to you about my mom, Amy Rodgers Venter, and how her death affected me. Oh, I’m not talking about the pain, the agony, the … Continue reading

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