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TOUCHED BY THE SON OF GOD

A little over a year ago, a friend of ours passed away.  We got a chance to get reacquainted for a short time before he died.  We had known this man from the first church we attended when we moved … Continue reading

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CHARACTERS OF THE PASSION – SIMON, THE LEPER

There is a lot said in the Bible about Leprosy.  Today the disease is referred to as Hansen’s Disease and easily curable if caught soon enough.  The laws concerning Leprosy are laid out in the book of Leviticus 13.  The disease is thoroughly … Continue reading

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CHARACTERS FROM THE PASSION – BLIND BARTIMAEUS

Blindness in Jesus’ lifetime was quite common.  Actually blindness was a contagious disease carried by flies and the only way to avoid catching it was to stay away from those afflicted with it.    The hot desert sun would close … Continue reading

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CHARACTERS OF THE PASSION – THE WOMAN WHO GRABBED A MIRACLE

For twelve years she ‘d carried the burden of her disease.  Not only was she wasting away because of the loss of blood she shed each day, but her finances were being eaten away as well. She was suffering from … Continue reading

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OPEN MY EARS

CHARACTERS OF THE PASSION – MALCHUS There are many minor characters in the Passion story, but each of them carries a remarkable lesson in their experience with Jesus.  One of them was a servant of the high priest Caiaphas, named … Continue reading

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WONDER OF WONDERS, MIRACLE OF MIRACLES

MARY’S JOURNEY – by Kathy Boecher© As time went on, Jesus miracles became even more amazing than the one at Cana.  Now He was healing those with terminal illnesses, disabilities and even removing demons from those who had carried them … Continue reading

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PRAYER FOR HEALING

The ugly “C” word has consumed my circle of friends lately.  My husband also has undergone treatment for this degenerating, disheartening malady.  I often wonder why God choses some to suffer through these things and others go unscathed. When Job … Continue reading

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SOMETIMES YOU JUST HAVE TO LAUGH

Our world is too full of pain, trials, misunderstandings, hatred, fear and every other negative you can imagine.  So much energy is spent on tragedy that there’s barely any time for a good belly laugh.  When we get mired in … Continue reading

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ANSWERED PRAYERS

Sometimes it seems like God isn’t listening, even when our prayers are constant.  There are days when you don’t know what to pray for, because the world is in such a mess and it doesn’t seem that there’s any hope … Continue reading

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MALCHUS

There are many minor characters in the Passion story.  One of them was a servant of the high priest Caiaphas, named Malchus.  Most of us remember him being the victim of Peter’s sword and having his ear restored miraculously by Jesus, … Continue reading

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GOD WITH US!

My mind overflowed with memories.  There was day when I was first approached by the Angel of the Lord.  “The Holy Ghost shall come upon thee, and the power of the Highest shall overshadow thee: therefore also that holy thing which shall … Continue reading

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THE DEVIL MADE ME DO IT

In the early 70’s, Flip Wilson coined the phrase, “The devil made me do it,” and created the character, Geraldine, who often said, “What you see is what you get.”  His popularity grew at a time when racism was running rampant, … Continue reading

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WHAT REALLY MATTERS

Today another of our law enforcement servants will be laid to rest and anger will rage over  a disease that’s spreading like wild fire in our nation.  While special interest groups, activists and politicians rant over the injustices going on … Continue reading

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HEAL OUR LAND!

   Dear, Lord, it seems that each day brings another story of man’s inhumanity towards others.  Have we become so calloused and numb to the fact that there is a simple solution to this problem?  I know that evil exists … Continue reading

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The Great Physician

You never cease to hold me safely in Your hand. For everything my body does demand. You guide my steps, You hold me tight, You strengthen me with all your might. You lift me up from ever sinking sand. I … Continue reading

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