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Do you know what the central verse in the Bible is? I didn’t. Now I do, and if you can extrapolate that perhaps the central verse of the whole Bible might be the one thing God wants us to “get,” then it’s worth knowing, even memorizing. Enjoy!

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Have you ever had the same message come into your life twice in one day? When that happens, I always pay attention. Today I heard a moving message on Focus on the Family by David Meece about two words his father said to him that killed him, spiritually speaking. “You’re worthless.” That’s what David’s father […]

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I admit:  Summer is not my favorite season. Not when it’s so hot and humid there are heat warnings. When I dread the relief of thunderstorms because most all of them all summer have meant water in the house and power outages that keep us bailing our sump pump and spending the weekends at Home […]

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Happy New Year! One of the highlights of Christmas this year also sheds a little light on what I think we can expect from God in the coming year. It was my son’s gift to his sister. David loves to give gifts. I’m sure it’s his “language of love.” For Mother’s Day, he bought me […]

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When the Red Sea saw you, O God, its waters looked and trembled! The sea quaked to its very depths. The clouds poured down rain; the thunder rumbled in the sky. Your arrows of lightning flashed. Your thunder roared from the whirlwind; the lightning lit up the world! The earth trembled and shook. Your road […]

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For nearly 2 years now, I have been writing daily devotionals for Today’s Christian Woman’s online site that are delivered via email. They are reportedly their most-opened email newsletter. I am pleased to make those available to you as well, as “Abundant Gifts from the Word.” Every day, until you decide to stop it, you […]

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I’ve been attending an amazing Bible study taught by a woman in my church, Cathy Deddo, who does “manuscript studies.” That’s where the Bible passages are printed out in manuscript form, no verses delineated, just lines for reference points. We’re studying the Gospel of John. I would like to share insights from this study here […]

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