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  1. Jesus the One and Only

    by , 12-15-2014 at 11:54 PM
    I had a dream last night that was so funny. We were having a holiday dinner with just a couple of friends. I was serving a small turkey and it was browning nicely in the oven. Things began to get a little tense as more friends began to arrive than I had planned for.I asked my husband to run to the store and purchase another turkey that I could cook. When he returned I opened the bag and was shocked to see the words Squirrel meat! Really! I honestly think it also said, Not road kill, as if that would ...
  2. Wonderful Counselor

    by , 12-11-2014 at 12:01 PM
    Wonderful Counselor

    A wonderful counselor is someone who gives us good advice.

    Jesus is a wonderful counselor because He doesn't just tell us what we want to hear but what we need to hear!

    He speaks on behalf of the Father.

    I have some good friends who will speak the truth in love. Sometimes it is quite painful to hear it. They will tell me when I have been selfish with my actions and words. Or at times they will remind me that my words ...
  3. Let it snow!

    by , 12-04-2014 at 11:32 AM
    I was sound asleep in the deep of the night when a gentle hand shook my shoulder. Mama whispered, "Wake up. It's snowing!"

    During the entire time I lived in Bryan--over thirty years--I rarely heard those words. It just doesn't snow that often in Texas, and south of some imaginary line through Dallas, snow is an even more remarkable event. That night, Mom didn't have to tell me twice to get up. I slung off the covers and donned my warmest clothes quicker than she could say ...
  4. Immanuel God with us

    by , 12-03-2014 at 12:32 AM
    I can think of no name more significant than "Immanuel". This name was given to Jesus by the prophet Isaiah 700 years before His birth (Isaiah 7:14).

    Therefore the Lord himself shall give you a sign; Behold, a virgin shall conceive, and bear a son, and shall call his name Immanuel.

    Immanuel is a Hebrew word meaning "God is with us".

    He didn't have to come, but He did, so that we could understand that He was with us, that He would
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  5. . . . and if I gain any praise

    by , 12-02-2014 at 11:30 AM
    A sacrifice isn't a sacrifice if it costs nothing. That's why Hebrews 13:15 took me by surprise, "continually offer the sacrifice of praise to God."

    Praising God for what He has done is easy, and it's His due. From the expanse of the universe to the complexities of the eye, everything God created should fill the human heart with awe and the tongue with praise. His creation should be a constant reminder of how great He is. Look at what He's done! How can anything be impossible ...
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