Our Citizenship

The Big Move

How many times have you moved in your lifetime? It always amazes me to learn that some people live in the same house their entire lives, perhaps never even travelling more than five or ten miles from the place that they were born. Nevertheless, I imagine that most of...

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Called by God

"Leave your country, your people and your father's household and go to the land I will show you." (Genesis 12:1 - God's call to Abram).I wonder how we would react if we received such a call - not just a call to take up a particular vocation but a call to leave all the...

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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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More and More to Do

"But seek first the kingdom of God and his righteousness, and all these things will be added to you." (Matt. 6:33 ESV)When I was a boy we had a tiny 13" television set and an old antenna that brought in one channel clearly. I didn’t have to worry about the remote...

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Hiking Mount Roberts

We finally awoke to a "dry" day in Juneau. The sun wasn't shining and there was a heavy cloud cover overhead; but for the moment, the clouds were higher in the sky, and other than an occasional drizzle that was meant to remind us that we were, indeed, in Alaska, they...

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"Your word is a lamp to my feet and a light to my path." (Psalm 119:105 ESV)“No one can serve two masters, for either he will hate the one and love the other, or he will be devoted to the one and despise the other. You cannot serve God and money." (Matthew 6:24...

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