Doing Good

And whatever you do, whether in word or deed, do it all in the name of the Lord Jesus, giving thanks to God the Father through him. (Colossians 3:17, New International Version) Video Below This is the first Wednesday with the Wesley's I have presented in a while. Today it wasn't really planned that way, …

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Grace and the Dog

5 But your loyal love, LORD, extends to the skies;your faithfulness reaches the clouds.6 Your righteousness is like the strongest mountains;your justice is like the deepest sea.LORD, you save both humans and animals.7 Your faithful love is priceless, God!Humanity finds refuge in the shadow of your wings. (Psalm 36:5-7, Common English Bible) I slowly walk …

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There Shall Be Showers Of Blessing – So Keep Us From Church In The Rain

Some years ago I bought a book in a used book store. Sometime after I got home an old newspaper clipping fell out. I picked it up and it was a humorous article that listed several traditional hymns and then said something about our human condition. As you can read from the title, the song …

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Fork in the Road

1 Happy are those    who do not follow the advice of the wicked,or take the path that sinners tread,    or sit in the seat of scoffers;2 but their delight is in the law of the Lord,    and on his law they meditate day and night.3 They are like trees    planted by streams of water,which yield their fruit in its season,    and their leaves do …

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Work Anointed by God

Midweek Prayer for Teachers Dear God, We praise you for your love you show us each day. We are reminded that faith in you is faith well founded. We know we can speak and are confident you will hear. We know we can place our trust in you and be confident that before we pray …

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Did You See My Ball?

A Short Story (Part 1) Monterey Herald 22 Jesus and his disciples came to Bethsaida. Some people brought a blind man to Jesus and begged him to touch and heal him. 23 Taking the blind man’s hand, Jesus led him out of the village. After spitting on his eyes and laying his hands on the man, he asked …

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Thoughts on Veterans Day

Sergeant. Wayne Broyles, Fireman Johnnie L. Broyles, Petty Officer 2nd Class Keith Broyles 2 He said:    The Lord is my solid rock, my fortress, my rescuer.3     My God is my rock—I take refuge in him!—    he’s my shield and my salvation’s strength,    my place of safety and my shelter.    My savior! Save me from violence!4 Because he is praiseworthy,    I cried out to the Lord,    and I …

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I Finally Got My Tacos

Missing Man Formation This is not my [Keith's] post. This post is written by Col. Michael R. Seale, United States Air Force, Retired. I had asked Col. Seale to write a post back when I did a series of posts as I was moving to Perritte Memorial United Methodist Church in Nacogdoches, TX. I'm not …

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We Ask and Pray

Normally, I make my weekly, "Mid-Week Prayer for Teachers," a post for Wednesday. That being said, tomorrow is Veteran's Day and we will have a special guest post from Col. Michael R. Seale, USAF, Ret. that is specifically for Veteran's Day. I know I have doubled up and essentially done two posts in one day. …

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All Roads Lead to “Silence”

4 Rejoice in the Lord always; again I will say, Rejoice. 5 Let your gentleness be known to everyone. The Lord is near. 6 Do not worry about anything, but in everything by prayer and supplication with thanksgiving let your requests be made known to God. 7 And the peace of God, which surpasses all understanding, will guard your hearts and your minds …

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