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  • Devotionals,  Uncategorized

    Humility

    “Before his downfall a man’s heart is proud, but humility comes before honor.” – Proverbs 18:12 Pride is focused on self, but humility is focused on God.  You cannot do anything effectively for God, when you are focused solely on self.  “The Purpose Driven Life,” is a great book.  Its first line says, “It’s not about you.” Anything you do for God will be about helping,”people.”  You must love people.  That is easier said than done sometimes.  We were all placed on this earth with a purpose and a dream.  A dream for our lives of course, but our lives are made up of us, and the people around us.…

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    He Loves Me, He Loves Me Not

    The picture of the little girl, sitting in a field picking daisies apart singing, “He loves me, He loves me not.”  I used to enjoy playing this game with my friends.  We all had our childhood crushes, or at least the fantasy of what our future boyfriend or husband might be like.  It was a harsh reality down the road to realize, that sometimes the answer would be, “He loves me not.”  The dating world can be a horrible place.  In the movies, you see the man reject the woman, and then either the woman holds her head high and moves on, or you get the hopeless romantic who becomes love…

  • Devotionals

    Written In Red

     The Lord hath appeared of old unto me, saying, Yea, I have loved thee with an everlasting love: therefore, with loving kindness have I drawn thee. Jeremiah 31:3 The lyrics to the song ‘Written in Red’ says, “In letters of crimson God wrote His love, on a hillside so long, long ago. For you and for me, Jesus died, and love’s greatest story was told.” God wrote a love letter to the world when He sent His son Jesus to die on the cross for us (John 1:1). His collection of letters has remained throughout the ages, unscathed, and bound in a book specially gifted to us: His children. It is a…