Our Sure Guide

The Wilderness Highway

"A voice of one calling: 'In the wilderness prepare the way for the Lord; make straight in the desert a highway for our God. Every valley shall be raised up, every mountain and hill made low; the rough ground shall become level, the...

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The Better Angels of Our Nature

" For our proud confidence is this: the testimony of our conscience, that in holiness and godly sincerity, not in fleshly wisdom but in the grace of God, we have conducted ourselves in the world, and especially toward you." (2 Corinthians 1:12 NASB) It is funny how...

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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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Unanswered Prayers

"When you ask, you do not receive, because you ask with wrong motives, that you may spend what you get on your pleasures." (James 4:3 NIV)When I was a freshman in high school I fell in love with a girl. She didn’t know it, of course. I never spoke to her and only...

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Trusting that Small Still Voice

"Blessed is the man who makes the Lord his trust, who does not turn to the proud, to those who go astray after a lie!"(Psalm 40:4 NKJ) "It is better to take refuge in the Lord than to trust in man."(Psalm 118:8 ESV) Have you ever had a feeling you shouldn't do...

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