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We are the Branches

John 15:1-6 “I am the true vine, and my Father is the gardener. He cuts off every branch in me that bears no fruit, while every branch that does bear fruit he prunes so that it will be even more fruitful. You are already… Continue Reading “We are the Branches”

Overcoming Evil

Romans 12:21  Do not be overcome by evil, but overcome evil with good. This past week our world has been filled with evil. So many senseless acts of violence that are impossible to understand.  Jesus instructs us to overcome evil with good.  Good is… Continue Reading “Overcoming Evil”

Freedom

Galatians 5:13 – You, my sisters, were called to be free. But do not use your freedom to indulge the sinful nature; rather, serve one another in love. Freedom is a gift. Freedom to live in the United States of America. Freedom from the… Continue Reading “Freedom”

Time

John 7:33  Jesus said, “I am with you for only a short time, and then I go to the one who sent me.” I just returned from a trip to Colorado where I visited our daughter at Colorado State University. I flew into Denver… Continue Reading “Time”

Dad Dreams

Luke 1:76-80  And you, my child, will be called a prophet of the Most High; for you will go on before the Lord to prepare the way for him, to give his people the knowledge of salvation through the forgiveness of their sins, because… Continue Reading “Dad Dreams”

Read It

Matthew 24:36  Heaven and earth will pass away, but my words will never pass away. Jesus is explaining to his disciples the signs to look for when the end days are near, and how difficult it will be to live through those days. But… Continue Reading “Read It”

Crumbs

Matthew 15:25-28  Then the woman came and knelt before him. “Lord, help me!” she said. He replied, “It is not right to take the children’s bread and toss it to their dogs.” Yes, Lord.” she said, “but even the dogs eat the crumbs that… Continue Reading “Crumbs”

Travel Light

Mark 6:6-8 Then Jesus went around teaching from village to village. Calling the twelve to him, he sent them out two by two and gave them authority over evil spirits. These were his instructions: “Take nothing for the journey except a staff – no… Continue Reading “Travel Light”

The Potter

Jeremiah 18:1-6  This is the word that came to Jeremiah from the Lord: “Go down to the potter’s house, and there I will give you my message.” So I went down to the potter’s house, and I saw him working at the wheel. But… Continue Reading “The Potter”

Marriage

  Luke 20:34-36  Jesus replied, “the people of this age marry and are given in marriage. But those who are considered worthy of taking part in that age and in the resurrection from the dead will neither marry nor be given in marriage., and… Continue Reading “Marriage”