Category Archives: 1 Thessalonians

Erase and Replace Those Tapes!

“We destroy arguments and every lofty opinion raised against the knowledge of God, and take every thought captive to obey Christ,” ~ 2 Corinthians 10:5  Taking every thought captive includes guarding against the lies of the enemy. Oh boy, do … Continue reading

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Going to Battle for a Friend

I have the best hair stylist on the planet. Okay, at least in my city. She does an incredible job with my hair, yes, but more importantly she cares about me and my family.  We have known each other for … Continue reading

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The Darkness of This Age

Oh my goodness, I have started into the book of Job in my daily reading, and what a timely study. It is always helpful to be reminded who our true enemy is. “Now there was a day when the sons … Continue reading

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The Hand of Our God Was Upon Us

The books of Ezra and Nehemiah offer us a little glimpse into the hearts of men who truly loved their God and desired the best for His people. And if we pay attention, we can learn from them. How to … Continue reading

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Stand Firm in Faith and Do All in Love

“Be on the alert, stand firm in the faith, act like men, be strong. Let all that you do be done in love.” ~ 1 Corinthians 16:13-14 The friendly smile often throws me off guard. But sometimes, that smile doesn’t … Continue reading

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The Truth Sets Us Free!

The voices haunt me sometimes. Oh no, not that kind of voices. Voices that mock me, reminding me that I am a mess, an idiot, worthless. Anyone else struggle with the voices? When you hear them day after day, it … Continue reading

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Where Is Your Joy?

I heard a snippet on a Christian radio station this morning that stopped me in my tracks. The speaker was discussing the history and meaning of Advent. It was all quite interesting. Our family has always celebrated Advent– it is … Continue reading

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