Faith Over Feelings

"I go east, but he is not there. I go west, but I cannot find him. I do not see him in the north, for he is hidden. I look to the south, but he is concealed." (Job 23:8-9 NLT)Feelings don't always mirror reality.Frank had hit bottom. He couldn't imagine losing any...

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First Things First

"Whoever wants to be first must take last place and be the servant of everyone else." (Mark 9:35b NLT)On November 21, 2015, I experienced another first.Firsts are important. On this day, two of my cousins brought a mahogany china cabinet to our home. The reason that...

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Just Ask

"Yes, ask me for anything in my name, and I will do it!" (John 14:14 NLT)Ask, and you might receive; ask not, and you probably won't.Driving in unfamiliar terrain was once more frightening than it is now. Since there was no Internet, I could not pull up directions on...

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Life Cycles

"For we know that when this earthly tent we live in is taken down (that is, when we die and leave this earthly body), we will have a house in heaven, an eternal body made for us by God himself and not by human hands." (2 Corinthians 5:1 NLT)The days of getting up and...

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Martin Wiles