Published October 4th, 2018 by

There is nothing prettier than an apple tree in blossom, but with blossoms come bugs and worms and if the trees aren’t treated, with the apples come more bugs and…

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Published October 3rd, 2018 by

You will know the stories of Jesus feeding the 5000 with a bit of fish and bread (Matthew 14, Mark 6) but perhaps this one has missed your eyes. One…

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Published October 1st, 2018 by

The leaves change color. The hills are alive with every shade of red and gold and bronze. Oh, the bounty of fall when all the crops come in and the…

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Published September 30th, 2018 by

Don’t try to tell me that the Roman Empire and its soldiers were fooled and Christ’s body stolen away. It’s just not possible. Rome was a structured society and on…

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Published September 29th, 2018 by

Jesus died and was buried and rose from the dead for us. (1 Corinthians 15:3-4) Technically his burial is almost as much a miracle as his resurrection. Scholars tell us…

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Published September 28th, 2018 by

Jesus’ suffering and death were was always God’s plan. Here is more of Isaiah 53. Still, it’s what God had in mind all along, to crush him with pain. The…

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Published September 27th, 2018 by

That’s right. 700 years before Christ, Isaiah wrote these words. He was beaten, he was tortured, but he didn’t say a word. Like a lamb taken to be slaughtered and…

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Published September 26th, 2018 by

Do you ever think about machines and how faithful they are? They run our cars, freezers and computer equipment. True they are all a little different because they are built…

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Published September 25th, 2018 by

I’ve been cleaning out boxes and cupboards and finding treasures from the past. Dear Maybeth Gray declared these truths on a Christmas note to us. They still hold true today.…

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Published September 23rd, 2018 by

A jigsaw puzzle is full of interlocking parts that don’t always fit where we want them to. Some days that describes my life. Maybe you feel the same way. Do…

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