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When a person who is young makes a mistake, most people express a measure of grace about the situation and person by saying, “mistakes of youth” and the infamous, “that boy just was not thinking!” But when a person who is older makes a mistake, we often toss out the measure of grace by sayin…

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Several years ago, one of the hit tv shows was “MTV Cribs.” This was a show that would bring the viewers into the homes of their favorite celebrities and take a glimpse of the glamor and luxury of their homes. In every episode of this show, the celebrity would bring a crew of cameramen throu…

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Failure is defined in one dictionary as; “The condition or fact of being insufficient or falling short.” Mistake is defined as; “An error or fault resulting from defective judgment, deficient knowledge, or carelessness.” 

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 “Now at that feast he released unto them one prisoner, whomsoever they desired. And there was one named Barabbas, which lay bound with them that had made insurrection with him, who had committed murder in the insurrection. And the multitude crying aloud began to desire him to do as he had e…

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“But God, who is rich in mercy, for his great love wherewith he loved us, Even when we were dead in sins, hath quickened us together with Christ, (by grace ye are saved;) And hath raised us up together, and made us sit together in heavenly places in Christ Jesus:” (Ephesians 2:4-6)

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Today is a sad day for America. Roe vs. Wade, which guaranteed a woman’s right to an abortion, has been overturned. In a 5-4 decision, the Court has taken away a right that has made a difference for countless Americans. To do so, the majority reached back to constitutional ideas prevalent in…

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“And Nadab and Abihu, the sons of Aaron, took either of them his censer, and put fire therein, and put incense thereon, and offered strange fire before the Lord, which he commanded them not. And there went out fire from the Lord, and devoured them, and they died before the Lord.” (Leviticus 10:1–2)

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“By faith Abraham, when he was called to go out into a place which he should after receive for an inheritance, obeyed; and he went out, not knowing whither he went.By faith he sojourned in the land of promise, as in a strange country, dwelling in tabernacles with Isaac and Jacob, the heirs w…

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America has never been more divisive (one would have to travel back to the pre-Civil War times) to see America this divided. Abortion, gun rights, free speech, to wear a mask or not, gas prices, green energy vs. oil and natural gas, education, serious inflation and now entering a recession, …

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The stream of tough topics for parents to explain can feel unending: social unrest, hate crimes, natural disasters ... the pandemic. Many children and teens have struggled to process what they see at school, in their neighborhoods and on the news. 

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“Then said he, Lo, I come to do thy will, O God. He taketh away the first, that he may establish the second. By the which will we are sanctified through the offering of the body of Jesus Christ once for all.” (Hebrews 10:9–10)

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Psalm 84:1-2  “How lovely is your dwelling place, O LORD Almighty!  My soul yearns, even faints, for the courts of the LORD; my heart and my flesh cry out for the living God.”Stress, people, money, and deadlines put us into a dogfight with multiple bogeys.  Then Satan conveniently offers us …

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“And let us consider one another to provoke unto love and to good works: Not forsaking the assembling of ourselves together, as the manner of some is; but exhorting one another: and so much the more, as ye see the day approaching.” (Hebrews 10:24–25)

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“Now the works of the flesh are manifest, which are these; Adultery, fornication, uncleanness, lasciviousness, Idolatry, witchcraft, hatred, variance, emulations, wrath, strife, seditions, heresies, Envyings, murders, drunkenness, revellings, and such like: of the which I tell you before, as…

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When it comes to making or breaking habits, the experts are varied in their advice. One study says it can take anywhere from 18 to 254 days to form a new habit. Another study promotes the 21 /90 rule, which says that one must commit to a personal or professional goal for 21 straight days, af…

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