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Category Archives: Devotional Thoughts

May
29

Beware of Balance

“I need to find balance.” I have said it, and maybe you have too. It is a popular idea that seems to be a rational, mature, and many would say, a spiritual pursuit. But does God really want me to … Continue reading

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May
20

It’s All About Authority – Female Preachers, False Teachers, & the Blessing of Boundaries

God holds women in high regard, particularly women of virtue, women who fear Him, women with a meek and quiet spirit. Throughout the Word of God, we read many accounts of women of courage, compassion, loyalty, and a love for … Continue reading

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Apr
19

Is All Current Christian Music Contemporary Christian Music, and Does It Matter?

I’m alive and write Christian music, so am I a contemporary Christian music writer? Is contemporary Christian music acceptable for the believer? The word “contemporary” means “current, present, living or existing at the present time”. In that sense of the … Continue reading

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Jan
20

The Scorner

A Self-Portrait There was a period in my life when I was a scorner. I do not say that proudly. I say it with great sadness and shame. When I became a scorner, it didn’t happen overnight, and most people … Continue reading

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Dec
11

The Lesson of the Ornament – A Christmas Story

I wrote this story several years ago while studying for a ladies’ Christmas devotion. The lesson it seeks to convey comes from this passage of Scripture: “Whose adorning let it not be that outward adorning of plaiting the hair, and of … Continue reading

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Jun
17

Honor Thy Father

I remember a day when I was about 18. I was making some decisions that I knew were taking me in the wrong direction. My parents had been trying to talk to me, to counsel me, and I wasn’t listening … Continue reading

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Feb
19

Regret or Repentance? Two Rebels, Two Returns, Two Results

Today, I ask you to think with me of two prodigal sons in the Bible – one unnamed, yet familiar, the other named Absalom. These accounts had similar beginnings, but far different endings. Both sons went away from their fathers. … Continue reading

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Feb
10

Will God Give You More Than You Can Bear?

Does God promise that He won’t place on us more than we can bear? I know so many people right now who are going through tremendous heartache, difficulty, and sorrow. For some, it is a health problem. For others, it … Continue reading

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Jan
10

Just As I Am – Repentant Response or Defiant Declaration?

The original hymn, “Just As I Am” is a beautiful song that expresses how you and I can come to Christ “just as we are” for cleansing from our sin. We come hopeless and helpless, and find Him sufficient. We … Continue reading

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Aug
4

A God Who Cares About a Child’s Prayers

The drowsy, little girl fought hard to stay awake. Her eyelids drooped, and her head nodded as the preacher’s voice seemed to fade. Her mind wandered to the piano. More than anything she wanted to play the piano, and not … Continue reading

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