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Weekly Reflection

Advent Reflections – Hope: 1st Sunday In Advent

THE CANDLE OF HOPE Like the prophets in the Old Testament, we hope for a Messiah to save us from the sin in the world (Isaiah 9:6-7). We anticipate our Savior’s arrival. Also known as the “prophecy candle,” this candle … Continue reading

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How Christmas Points Us To Christ’s Second Coming

“At Christmas time, it’s easy to think so much about what God has done in the past that we forget to look toward the future. As wonderful as it was, Jesus’s first coming will pale in comparison to His second. … Continue reading

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Coronavirus, Psalm 131, And The Faithful Father

“Help me with my helmet?” Haddon asks as I stare blankly into a sea of disorganized items in our garage. I fasten the buckle at his chin. His round cheeks press tightly against the strap. He is growing into a … Continue reading

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When Things Are Weak, God Can Show His Strength

The prophet Haggai wrote to the people of Judah after they returned from their exile. Over 70 years had passed since Nebuchadnezzar defeated their city, destroyed Solomon’s beautiful temple, and burned the gates of the city with fire. Most of … Continue reading

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I Have Trusted In Your Mercy

Have you ever had one of those days when it seemed as though your prayers just bounced off the ceiling? I think perhaps that is the way David felt in Psalm 13:1-2, where he pours out his heart to God. … Continue reading

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Where Are You Looking?

Psalm 121 has been my favorite Psalm for as long as I can remember. The words comfort me, reminding me that no matter what craziness is going on in my life or in the world, God is with me. Unfortunately, … Continue reading

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What Is Your Current Storm?

What is your current storm? What is that circumstance that keeps overwhelming you? That situation that feels like it keeps flooding your boat or potentially drowning you? This can be something big, or small. It could be something you’ve had … Continue reading

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“Repeat” Intervention

A sailor found himself in harsh and rough waters on the sea. Survival seemed scanty… but he called on the Lord. His prayers were heard, and he found himself washed up on a small, uninhabited island. He again prayed intensely … Continue reading

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