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JOHN, THE BAPTIZER

He must have been quite a sight; this long awaited son of Zechariah and Elizabeth. For years they had prayed for a child, but their prayers went unanswered. Yet when the time was right, God did answer them and gave … Continue reading

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THE ARSENAL OF THE OPPRESSOR – BITTERNESS

This week my posts have to do with ways we can find ourselves under the thumb of the evil one – the real oppressor, the devil. Many may conclude that our greatest enemy today is our own government – the … Continue reading

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WORDS OF TRUTH

  Aslan says, “though the Witch knew the Deep Magic, there is a magic deeper still which she did not know.  Her knowledge goes back only to the dawn of time.  But if she could have looked a little further … Continue reading

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LIFE & DEATH

    When we’re born, we come into the world screaming our little lungs out. When we leave it, many of us will do the same. Neither birth nor death is easy. We spend nine months safely tucked away in … Continue reading

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THE DEVIL’S TOOLBOX

I know that my Redeemer lives and that I will inherit His kingdom some day.  I believe that His resurrection from death is in truth what will happen to me when I die, but for some reason, that nasty old … Continue reading

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LIVING WITHIN A BUBBLE

  Do you ever feel like you’re living in a bubble – a vacuum – and encased shelter that was designed to keep all the evil from ever getting to you? Over the past couple years, we’ve been forced into … Continue reading

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FUNNY MONDAY

I’m a big fan of Maxine.  She tells it like it is and I often do too.  I’m much more courageous when I don’t have to confront anyone face to face.  The written word is my battleground and I spurt … Continue reading

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THE BATTLE BELONGS TO THE LORD

1 Samuel 17:47 All those gathered here will know that it is not by sword or spear that the LORD saves; for the battle is the LORD’s, and he will give all of you into our hands.” As our world … Continue reading

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HOW CAN GOD USE ME?

It seems that once or twice a year, I wonder why I’m still writing this blog.   The truth is, I often wonder if I’m writing it for the right purpose.  As soon as I see my ratings drop, I can’t … Continue reading

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WHERE IS OUR REFUGE?

We’re living in an era of extremes.. Temperatures our rising, tempers are too. We’re experiencing drought conditions in some parts of the country while others are surrounded by floods. We hear our president give words of reassurance regarding the situation … Continue reading

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TAKE AND DRINK

The interlacing vines hold substantial fruit. It is a wonder the grapes cling so tightly to the vine. As Jesus told His followers, He is the vine and we are the branches. Today, let’s consider feeding the thirsty with the … Continue reading

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TIME TO WASH THE WINDOWS

Matthew 7:3-4 Why do you see the speck that is in your brother’s eye, but do not notice the log that is in your own eye?  Or how can you say to your brother, let me take the speck out of your eye when there is the log in your own eye. This morning, as I look out at another hazy sky, I can’t help but notice the need to get out the vinegar and a micro-fiber cloth to clean … Continue reading

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PLAY BY PLAY

Heat is in the danger zone this week in Lake Woebegone. So what does one do when they can’t go outside without dying of heart failure? Television – old movies – old tv shows or THE OLYMPICS. I’ve been tuning … Continue reading

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SHEPHERD OF MY HEART

In ancient times tending a flock of sheep was considered a necessary part of society.  Sheep were important for their milk, their fleece and their meat.  Being a shepherd was often delegated to the youngest male in a clan instead … Continue reading

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WISDOM REVISITED

Have you ever looked at a word and it just doesn’t seem right? I did that this morning as I looked at the word, “WISDOM.” For some reason it looked weird. I’ve seen this word a billion times. I’ve written … Continue reading

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CUTTING THROUGH MOUNTAINS

ART & POETRY BY PAUL & KATHY BOECHER© Carved from depths of hardened granite, pushing forth with force unknown, Placed upon this glorious planet, by the Hand of God alone, Through His skill and engineering, His design fits every need, … Continue reading

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ARE YOU READY FOR YOUR CLOSE UP?

ART & POETRY BY PAUL & KATHY BOECHER Are you ready to reveal yourself to God? Do you know what that means? Have you given thought to the future, beyond death? Where do you think you will spend eternity? Does … Continue reading

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WHERE LIES MY FAITH?

A life once filled with loneliness, a heart that seemed like stone, Has turned to Christ and all at once, that life Is not alone, To walk without the Son of God is like an empty day, Precious time that … Continue reading

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NOTHING NEW UNDER THE SUN

There is nothing new under the sun.Things we do wrong have already been doneThe sins of today are nothing new.Most men have observed this to be true. All we experience has been done before.The hopes we aspire to aren’t new anymore.The … Continue reading

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IT IS FINISHED!

The sun was darkened, and the veil of the temple was torn down the middle. Jesus called out with a loud voice, “Father, into your hands I commit my spirit.” When he had said this, he breathed his last. Luke 23:45-46 At the moment that our Savior spoke His last words … Continue reading

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