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GENERATION REDEEMED

It seems every generation has been tagged with some sort of nickname. For example; the roaring 20s, the dirty 30s, the swinging 60s and the disco 70s. Other terms are also associated with each age; such as the Greatest Generation, … Continue reading

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I WISH I HADEN’T SAID THAT

Words spill out of my mouth thoughtlessly, Unyielding my tongue pushes them into the world. Where did those words come from? My mind does not take the time to realize The way they could be interpreted, The way they could hurt, … Continue reading

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SUNDAY PRAYER

Dear Holy, God, You are the bright and shining star.  You make the birds to sing and the waters to spring up and rain pour down to nourish your creation.  My heart delights in your name. I wonder sometimes, what … Continue reading

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HOW HAS LIFE TURNED OUT FOR YOU?

There was a day when I wondered what my lot in life would be.  I’ve often dreamed dreams which could be interpreted as bizarre, frightening and downright dark.  There have been other dreams too.  The ones that show a world … Continue reading

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HE’S ALIVE!

POETRY BY KATHY BOECHER© Across refreshing waters pure, the sign remains in place, The glorious cross of Jesus, Christ, transcends both time and space, Instrument of execution, stained with blood, sweat and tears,               … Continue reading

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THEY CRUCIFIED HIM

There doesn’t seem to be anything good about Good Friday. The streets were lined with an angry mob demanding the death of three men. Two deserved to die, the other didn’t. Hidden in that crowd were a few of Jesus’ … Continue reading

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ZACCHAEUS WAS A WEE, LITTLE MAN

He was the chief tax collector of Jericho. He was also a descendant of Abraham. His own people despised him because tax collectors were considered corrupt as well as traitors to their own people. Zacchaeus was also short – very … Continue reading

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PETER’S MOTHER-IN-LAW

“And when Jesus entered Peter’s house, he saw his mother-in-law lying sick with a fever.” Matthew 8:14 Jesus had chosen Peter to be His first disciple and obviously had a special connection with him – so much so, that He … Continue reading

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OUTSIDE THE BOX JESUS

It was the hottest point of the day, when the Samaritan woman came to draw water from Jacob’s well. Most likely she was trying to avoid the other woman who came to gather water in the coolness of morning. Those … Continue reading

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THROUGH THE DARKNESS

ART & POETRY BY PAUL & KATHY BOECHER Through the darkness and the shadows, God is with me all the way, Even when the road is cluttered, with the cares of every day, When I’m lonely or downhearted, fears surround … Continue reading

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ASH WEDNESDAY

In Luke 22, where I left off on my Advent study, we find the events leading up to the crucifixion of Jesus.  It begins with the preparation for the Passover meal, continues as Judas betrays the Son of God, Peter … Continue reading

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IT’S TIME FOR FORGIVENESS

Anger, frustration, feeling used, being abused, broken hearted, struggling, hatred – all words to describe what many are feeling these days.  For several years our nation has been divided politically to the point of breaking up families and friends.  More … Continue reading

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HE’S ALWAYS THERE

We go through life with goals that seem insurmountable, only to find we’ve already obtained them. We look at what our friends, neighbors or co-workers have and covetousness might fill our hearts. We sometimes desire that which is way beyond … Continue reading

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LUKE 17 – FORGIVENESS, FAITH, COMPASSION & END TIMES

READ LUKE 17 Isn’t it wonderful to be forgiven by God? All of our sins have been paid for by the sacrifice made on the cross. Our redemption was made evident when Christ overcame death and gave us the promise … Continue reading

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LUKE 11 – THE LORD’S PRAYER

READ LUKE 11 Prayer was part of Jesus daily living as a human being.  Luke is the writer who discusses this fact the most in his gospel writing.  Prayer was important to Jesus. He would often escape to a quiet … Continue reading

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“I’M NOT A CROOK!”

The word STEAL has many meanings.  The obvious one is to take something from another person which you have no right to.  Over time it has been associated with  thievery, identity theft, stealing a kiss, a base, a scene, an … Continue reading

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LOVE YOUR ENEMIES

One of the most difficult commandments from Jesus during His time on this planet is for us to love our enemies.  Of course it’s easy to love those who love us in return, but those who hate us and hurt … Continue reading

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THE DEPTH OF SIN

A tangled snare begins quite small, but quickly grows either into a thing of beauty or it takes advantage of other living things to sustain itself. Beneath the surface it worms it’s way through the fertile soil and takes hold … Continue reading

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THE PLANK IN MY EYE

As a follower of Christ it is not my job to judge others. I know that I am a sinner just like everyone else. My sin is as great as that of Jack the Ripper, a member of ISIS, Judas, … Continue reading

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WHAT’S GOOD ABOUT IT?

There doesn’t seem to be anything good about Good Friday.  The streets were lined with an angry mob demanding the death of three men.  Two deserved to die, the other didn’t. Hidden in that crowd were a few of Jesus’ followers, … Continue reading

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