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‘God Can Make A Way…’

September 6, 2017 0

(“Take It To The Lord In Prayer”)   It’s a late Saturday morning in August as I begin this writing, and I just returned home from shopping at our local Supercenter.  I don’t like to […]

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Prized Pocket Possessions

August 3, 2017 0

 “Fill My Way With Love”) For a number of years, my suit pockets often revealed something rather bizarre about me.  My social life, to be exact!  Somehow, you just know your “social life” is limited […]

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‘Summer Memories’

July 5, 2017 0

(“There’s A Guiding Hand”)     SUMMER TIME –– Summer is my FAVORITE season of the year!  Period!  Winter is just “Winter,” and Autumn is too drab.  Spring rarely visits us now, for it seems […]

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‘That’s My Daddy’ (“He Knows How”)

June 3, 2017 0

Someone once wrote about their Dad, and in that essay they shared thoughts of him at various stages of their own life.  I believe many of us can relate to ANDalso restate these same thoughts […]

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‘Calling Up Memories of Our Moms’

May 1, 2017 0

(“Precious Memories”)   “…I call to remembrance the unfeigned faith that is in thee…” (2 Timothy 1:5 KJV).  Or, as the Amplified Bible says of this verse, “I am ‘calling up memories’ of your sincere faith…” […]

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The CHURCH HYMNAL: “At the Cross”

April 2, 2017 0

The CHURCH HYMNAL:  “At the Cross”   “For the preaching of the cross is to them that perish foolishness; but unto us which are saved it is the power of God” (1 Corinthians 1:18).   […]

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The CHURCH HYMNAL:  “Cleanse Me”

March 2, 2017 0

On December 8, 2016 – just over three weeks from the intended January 2017 publication of this article – I entered a St. Louis hospital for major surgery.  My urologist/ surgeon claimed I had a […]

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I’ve Never Been Sorry

February 1, 2017 0

 Bennett Cerf –– one of the founders of the Random House publishing group, as well as longtime panelist on the 1950s to 1970s TV game show, “What’s My Line?” –– once told of a young […]

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Looking Back At Christmas

January 4, 2017 0

Each year passes by so quickly when we get multiple years behind us. It seems like no time at all that we were standing in our churches on Easter morning and singing, “He lives, He […]

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