Elim II

Escape! Alive, Introduction

Against their will they were forced into boats that brought them to the land of plenty. Not to enjoy the richness of those lands. Rather they were brought there as slaves to satisfy the comfort of its inhabitants. They were treated like beasts, beaten, mocked, living...

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1 Peter 5:8 – Be self-controlled and alert. Your enemy the devil prowls around like a roaring lion looking for someone to devour. (NIV)After completing my coffee time with the Lord the other morning, I was enjoying the ever-changing panorama that my bay window greets...

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Use the Escape Route

"So what makes us think we can escape if we ignore this great salvation that was first announced by the Lord Jesus himself and then delivered to us by those who heard him speak?" Hebrews 2:3 NLTHe was a new dad, she was a new mom, and I was the firstborn who had the...

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The Way of Escape

It had been a good, productive day, but it had also been a long day, one that was precipitated by an almost sleepless night. I was exhausted, a familiar ache had developed between my shoulder blades, and my lower back was hurting. To say that I was looking forward to...

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Winning Over Temptation

"The temptations that come into your life are no different from what other experience. And God is faithful. He will keep the temptation from becoming so strong that you can stand up against it." 1 Corinthians 10:13 NLTHe was a mischievous boy who often succumbed to...

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Young Calves

Many years ago when I worked on a dairy farm, calves were taken away from their mothers at birth. The reason for this was so that the milk produced by the cows could be sold. The calves would be fed from a bucket with a small amount of their mother's milk for a few...

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