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HOW COULD IT BE?

How could it be that God would send His own Son in the flesh to save the world from the captivity of sin?  How can it possibly be true that a little child, born in complete poverty, with no royal … Continue reading

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PREPARE FOR THE SECOND COMING

They waited for generations.  Not since the days of King David and his wise son, Solomon, had there been such anticipation.  They would wait for a long, long time.  They would be persecuted, live in slavery, become a nomadic nation … Continue reading

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MAKE WAY FOR THE KING

Isaiah 40:4 & 5 “Every valley shall be raised up, every mountain and hill made low; the rough ground shall become level, the rugged places a plain. And the glory of the Lord will be revealed,… and all people will … Continue reading

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PREPARE THE WAY …

We’re living in terrifying times.  Fear grasps our throats and we choke on it.  We’re slowly and cleverly being devoured by evil.  It’s a problem old as time. In my lifetime alone, I’ve experienced the fear of invasion from foreign … Continue reading

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HEY, AIRMAN!

My mother always said, there was nothing more handsome than a man in uniform.  I find that amusing, since her husband never served in the military and never wore any kind of uniform.  When my man decided to fill his … Continue reading

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RIPPLE EFFECT

ORIGINAL ART & POETRY BY PAUL & KATHY BOECHER© From the icy mountain, Through crevices in the face of granite, Water flows to the Jordan River, Fresh, vibrant, clean, restorative, John, the teacher of repentance, Calls, Reaches, Touches souls, Cleansing … Continue reading

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A DAY WHICH WILL LIVE IN INFAMY

My mom had recently discovered that she was pregnant with me. She and my dad were excited, yet wondered how they would support a family on such meager earnings.  Only two years prior to her 18th birthday, she and my dad … Continue reading

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MY GOD & KING

ORIGINAL ART & POETRY BY PAUL & KATHY BOECHER You are my only King, sweet Jesus, meek and small. You came in deep humility to help me to stand tall. You lift me up, dear, Lord – you lead me … Continue reading

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ARE YOU READY?

An open grave awaits the arrival of a new owner.  Pall bearers gently remove a casket from its temporary home and set it upon a waiting bier. After tears and prayers it will be lowered into the dark, freshly dug soil and eventually … Continue reading

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PREPARE THE WAY . . .

My relative, Elizabeth had a child shortly before my Son was born.  It was quite astounding since she was way beyond child bearing years.  However, this was all part of God’s amazing plan for the world.  When her son, John … Continue reading

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WAKE UP!

The holiday season is filled with preparation in many ways.  We often have a million things to do to get ready, but what are we preparing for?  If we look at the original story of the coming of Jesus, His … Continue reading

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