The Fire Extinguisher


The Lines

Romans 8:32 "He who did not spare his own Son, but gave him up for us all—how will he not also, along with him, graciously give us all things?" NIVA huge Pine tree, shaped like a sling shot, stood in our front yard. Its shape was both a curiosity and a marvel. One...

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The Lip Balm

Jeremiah 8:22; 46:11 "Is there no balm in Gilead? Is there no physician there? Why then is there no healing for the wound of my people? Go up to Gilead and get balm, O Virgin Daughter of Egypt. But you multiply remedies in vain; there is no healing for you." NIVMy...

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The Locker

Proverbs 3:21-22 - My son, preserve sound judgment and discernment, do not let them out of your sight; they will be life for you, an ornament to grace your neck. Then you will go on your way safely, and your foot will not stumble. NIVAt the jail where I guard there is...

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The Medication

Galatians 6:9 "Let us not become weary in doing good, for at the proper time we will reap a harvest if we do not give up." NIVLucy, our old goat and Mama our old horse both have one thing in common. They suffer from arthritis. What they don’t have in common is their...

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The New Language

Deuteronomy 4:29 "But if from there you seek the LORD your God, you will find him if you look for him with all your heart and with all your soul." NIVMidge, my 14 year old miniature long-haired dachshund went through a long period of depression and sorrow a few years...

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The Offering

Mark 6:41-44 "Taking the five loaves and the two fish and looking up to heaven, he gave thanks and broke the loaves. Then he gave them to his disciples to set before the people. He also divided the two fish among them all. They all ate and were satisfied, and the...

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The Overlap

Ephesians 4:4-6 - There is one body and one Spirit-just as you were called to one hope when you were called-one Lord, one faith, one baptism; one God and Father of all, who is over all and through all and in all. NIVI enjoy word puzzles. One of the puzzles I enjoy the...

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Lynne Phipps