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Happy Thanks Giving


Dear Faith Family, "always giving thanks for all things in the name of our Lord Jesus Christ to God, even the Father;" Ephesians 1:15-16. In our home, we've developed a Thanksgiving (that's tomorrow in case you weren't sure!) tradition. Every year those gathered around our table share something for which they are thankful. You can imagine some of the regulars: family, h...

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Thanking God for You

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​​​​​Dear Faith Family,For this reason, because I have heard of your faith in the Lord Jesus and your love toward all the saints, I do not cease to give thanks for you remembering you in my prayers," Ephesians 1:15-16.Our dining room table is decorated with cards of encouragement from you. Our phone records and inboxes are full of your love and encouragement. Eve...

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Bigger Than That

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Dear Faith Family, Where were you when I laid the foundation of the earth? Tell me, if you have understanding, Who determined its measurements surely you know! Or who stretched the line upon it? On what were its bases sunk, or who laid its cornerstone, when the morning stars sang together and all the sons of God shouted for joy? Job 38:4-7 Some years ago I made acquaint...

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Dear Faith Family, And Jesus came and said to them, "All authority in heaven and on earth has been given to Me. Go therefore and make disciples of all nations, baptizing them in the Name of the Father and of the Son and of the Holy Spirit, teaching them to observe all that I have commanded you. And behold, I am with you always, to the end of the age," Matthew 28:18-20. I...

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Worth The Wait

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Dear Faith Family, Wait for the Lord; be strong, and let your heart take courage; wait for the Lord! (Psalm 27:14). Once upon a time General Foods made a product called Great Shakes. I would tell you that the product came out in the 1960's. But how would I know that?! The box contained a two-tone chocolate brown plastic cup and four packets of milkshake mix. Just empty t...

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In His Peace

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Dear Faith Family, 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. What a delight! Seated on a folded blanket on the hardwood floor of a cabin home in the mountains of north Georgia. In my lap was my favorite granddaughter. She is two. In front of us was a book...

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Remember, Repent, Return


Dear Faith Family, I know you are enduring patiently and bearing up for my name's sake, and you have not grown weary. But I have this against you, that you have abandoned the love you had at first," Revelation 2:3-4. "If you've forgotten to replace the fuel cap at the gas station, you could do worse. A German man was driving back from his honeymoon in France. He pulled o...

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There's More Than Meets The Eye

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Dear Faith Family, "O Lord, please open his eyes that he may see," 2 Kings 6:17. A couple of weeks ago I decided to plant some fall crops. The two rows of squash in the garden had long since passed their prime. So, out came the little tiller and pronto, the soil was ready to plant. Six broccoli plants and six collard plants lit up the garden with color again. This week,...

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Out of Order

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Dear Faith Family, Trust in the Lord with all your heart, and do not lean on your own understanding. In all your ways acknowledge Him, and He will make straight your paths, Proverbs 3:5-6. "Out of Order". Don't you hate it when the snack machine that holds the key to your happiness disappears behind a sign that lets you know the Snickers Bar dispenser is not working prop...

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Seek the Lord

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Dear Faith Family,Seek the Lord while He may be found; call upon Him while He is near, (Isaiah 55:6).If you had wandered into the Fellowship Hall this past Sunday night, you would have discovered your pastor digging through the trash can in the kitchen. Hey, don't judge me. All I know is that when I arrived on the church campus on Sunday morning, I had my keys. And, when I...

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