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He Gets It

This Texan learned to play the guitar by playing along with Willie Nelson’s music. He wrote his first worship song at the age of 14 and he entered into college to become a physical therapist but said that he felt that God was calling him to something else. There’s a place where mercy reigns…and never…

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A Baby’s Cry

Luke 2:8-12 And there were shepherds living out in the fields nearby, keeping watch over their flocks at night, an angel of the Lord appeared to them, and the glory of the Lord shone around them, and they were terrified. But the angel said to them, “Do not be afraid, I bring you good news of great joy…

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A Real Groaner

A young boy, about eight years old, was at the corner “Mom and Pop” grocery store picking out a pretty good size box of laundry detergent. The grocer walked over and, trying to be friendly, asked the boy if he had a lot of laundry to do. “Oh, no laundry,” the boy said, “I’m going…

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Called Upon the Water

“Lord, if it’s you,” Peter replied, “tell me to come to you on the water.” Have you ever stopped to really think about this passage in scripture? I believe if we do, we can find ourselves hidden away in the experience of Peter more often then not. “Lord, if it’s you,” Peter replied, “tell me…

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Ceiling or Heaven

How do you explain…How do you describe… A love that goes from east to west…And runs as deep as it is wide? You know all our hopes…Lord, you know all our fears… And words cannot express the love we feel, but we long for You to hear Everyday, every hour, in all kinds of languages…

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One For You, One For Me

On the outskirts of town, there was a big old pecan tree next to the cemetery fence. One day two boys filled up a bucketful of nuts and sat down by the tree, out of sight, and began dividing the nuts. “One for you, one for me. One for you, one for me,” said one…

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A Hiding Place

” I have said these things to you, that in me you may have peace. In the world you will have tribulation. But take heart; I have overcome the world.” John 16:33 We live in a fallen world filled with trials, troubles, pain, and death. And at times the shadows of darkness can become so…

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Ten Dollars

Every year, Smitty and his wife Martha went to the State Fair. And every year, Smitty would say, “Martha, I’d like to ride in that there airplane.” And every year, Martha would reply, “I know, Smitty, but that airplane ride costs ten dollars, and ten dollars is ten dollars.” This one year Smitty and Martha…

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Bible Trivia-People in Exile

It’s that time to have a little Bible trivia fun! Five questions pertaining to – People in Exile.  You up for it?  You ready to test your Bible knowledge? What’s that I hear? Did someone say…”bring it on!” The quiz will open in a new window. All you need to do is click on the…

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Mercy Tree

“I hated Christians,” Lacey told the crowd in Milwaukee. “I hated people who talked about Jesus.” Lacey Sturm was, for ten years, the lead singer for the Dove Award winning hard rock band, Flyleaf. She has made several guest appearances on MTV and her vocal recording, Heavy Prey, can be heard on the Motion Picture…

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The Farm Boy

It seems a farm boy accidentally overturned his wagon load of manure. The farmer who lived nearby heard the noise and said to the boy. “Hey Willis!! Forget your troubles and come in with us to eat dinner. Then afterwards I’ll help you get the wagon up.” “That’s mighty nice of you, ” Willis answered,…