Not Another Detour!

"Be strong and very courageous. Be careful to obey all the law my servant Moses gave you; do not turn from it to the right or to the left, that you may be successful wherever you go." Joshua 1:7For months now, there has been a familiar scene on my drive into work....

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Two Horses

Matthew 6:26 - Look at the birds of the air: they neither sow nor reap nor gather into barns, and yet your heavenly Father feeds them. Are you not of more value than they? (ESV)Just up the road from my home is a field with two horses in it. From a distance, each looks...

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Speed Demon

James 1:22 - Do not merely listen to the word, and so deceive yourselves. Do what it says. (NIV)I can remember riding my first bike in the local park. It was a shiny red Tri-ang bicycle with a Mickey Mouse bell and a fourteen-inch front wheel. It had a wee satchel on...

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The Voice

He calls his own sheep by name and leads them out. He goes on ahead of them, and his sheep follow him because they know his voice. John 10:3-4We were sitting around rehashing ball games, slumber parties, teachers, and who went steady with whom. Yup, we were getting...

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The Crucial Game

HTML clipboard After I had been a Christian approximately seven years, I served on the staff for a church which stressed the importance of exercising faith to receive God's blessings. By contrast, in my personal life I was crying out with a deep desire to know God for...

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Do You Know Where You’re Going?

There was a time when Albert Einstein was going on a train to an out-of-town engagement. The conductor stopped by to punch his ticket. The great scientist, preoccupied with his work, with great embarrassment rummaged through his coat pockets and briefcase to no avail....

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