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Pray With Your Eyes Open

Pray with your eyes open

Dear Faith Family, Continue steadfastly in prayer, being watchful in it with thanksgiving, (Colossians 4:2). Let's flip through the photo album of God's Word. Can I point out three pictures in the album? Picture number one: And the two became one. And then there were four. The four became six. And then there were three! Elimelech and Naomi married. They had two sons, M...

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God Works In You

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For it is God who works in you, both to will and to work for His good pleasure, (Philippians 2:13)...

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Have This Mind

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Have this mind among yourselves, which is yours in Christ Jesus, Philippians 2:5....

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Abide

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I am the vine; you are the branches. Whoever abides in Me and I in him, he it is that bears much fruit, for apart from me you can do nothing, (John 15:5)....

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A Teapot in a Tempest

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Dear Faith Family, "Know this, my beloved brothers: let every person be quick to hear, slow to speak, slow to anger; for the anger of man does not produce the righteousness of God," (James 1:19-20) I'm a little teapot, Short and stout, Here is my handle Here is my spout When I get all steamed up, Hear me shout, Tip me over and pour me out! Are you starting to feel like ...

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Knock Knock

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Dear Faith Family, But Peter continued knocking, and when they opened, they saw him and were amazed, (Acts 12:16). All of us have experienced the surreal, right? Jimmy lived out a long dirt road between Ridgeway and Winnsboro. He missed the school bus one morning. So he asked if I would give him a ride to school. After I picked him up I asked if he ever saw any turke...

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The Heavens Declare the Glory of God!

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Dear Faith Family, The heavens declare the glory of God, and the sky above proclaims His handiwork, (Psalm 19:1). "So I didn't realize this was happening" were the words that I received in a text from my wife today. It was preceded by a map of Tropical Storm Bertha even as she pounded the coast of Charleston this morning. How did I miss that?! Isn't it interest...

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After God's Heart

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Dear Faith Family, And when He had removed him, He raised up David to be their king, of whom He testified and said, "I have found in David the son of Jesse a man after my heart who will do all my will, (Acts 13:22). Our house in Ridgeway had an entrance into the kitchen from the hallway and another from the dining room. Jesse (probably two years old) was standing in ...

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High Pressure Produce

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Dear Faith Family, Not only that, but we rejoice in our sufferings, knowing that suffering produces endurance, and endurance produces character, and character produces hope, and hope does not put us to shame, because God's love has been poured into our hearts through the Holy Spirit who has been given to us, (Romans 5:3-5). Last Friday began with a changing of the guard ...

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Why Me?

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Why me?...

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