Tag Archives: Salvation

PUT ON A FACEBOOK FACE

We were only a couple months into a pandemic when I took this selfie as a reminder of what I was beginning to feel like A year has come and gone and we’re still wearing facial coverings in spite of … Continue reading

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DOES NEW LIFE COME FROM A COCOON?

Remember the old movie, “Cocoon?” It’s listed as science fiction because some of the main characters were aliens that had been frozen in time in large cocoons and dropped into the ocean for future observation. Years later the pods are … Continue reading

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THE MESSIAH IS HERE – PART EIGHTEEN

LUCIUS – A GUARD AT THE TOMB At last the crowds dispersed and the body of a dead rabbi was removed from the cross. He was nothing more than flesh and blood and even though he’d suffered beyond imagination, he … Continue reading

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THE MESSIAH IS HERE – PART SEVENTEEN

RUFUS OF CYRENE – SON OF SIMON – EYE WITNESS TO CRUCIFIXION It was a day much like today when we arrived in the city of Jerusalem for the Passover. It was a journey that would change our lives and … Continue reading

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JUST THE BEGINNING

ORIGINAL ART & POETRY BY PAUL & KATHY BOECHER© When it seems that all is gone and the days stretch on too long, There is hope and consolation in God’s perfect preservation, He provides for every need, even when there’s … Continue reading

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THE MESSIAH IS HERE – PART FIFTEEN

Today we continue to walk the journey to the cross. On Wednesday, there’s nothing written in God’s Word about what actually happened that day, but my series is dealing with people who might have lived in that time, so it … Continue reading

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SUNDAY PRAYER

Dear Savior, God, I humbly come before you and ask for your forgiveness. I know that you covered every sin with your holy, precious blood so many years ago. Even though I know that, I also realize that my sinful … Continue reading

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WHAT GIFT CAN I BRING?

There is no gift greater than laying down your life for another. Jesus did so for us, even when we were in the pit of despair, unclean and hopeless. He died so we wouldn’t have to. How can we ever … Continue reading

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LONGING FOR SUMMER

ART & POETRY BY PAUL & KATHY BOECHER© Thinking of warm summer days, I pulled these paintings out of the archives for your enjoyment. Another look at life on the river. Like ships in the night, we pass through this … Continue reading

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THE FIELDS ARE RIPE

His life was a mess. He was tattered and torn, still he slowly approached the door, He had lost every hope. He was broken and worn. Yet he felt there had to be more, With all of his might, with … Continue reading

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WHAT ARE YOU GIVING UP FOR LENT?

Lent is a period of penance and abstinence observed by many Christians. Lent is an homage to Jesus’ 40 days spent fasting in the desert in preparation for His earthly ministry.. The period of Lent usually begins on Ash Wednesday … Continue reading

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THREE LITTLE WORDS

For me Valentine’s Day is a nostalgic time when we focus on the love we have for others, the love of our life and a time beautiful cards with words of eternal love, meals, flowers and chocolate. Those outward signs … Continue reading

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THE YEARS IN BETWEEN – CONCLUSION

Socio-economic conditions, poverty, oppressive rulers, lack of spiritual leadership and corruption in the church, over taxation, trade – all these things played a part in what Jesus was becoming. As He watched His parents struggle, His siblings leave the nest … Continue reading

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A LIFE RESTORED

What happened to days of our untethered youth, When what was required depended on truth? When worries were few and troubles unknown, What happened from then to the now that has grown? Our days filled with moments both carefree and … Continue reading

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OUT OF THE DEPTHS OF HELL

This painting is a recreation of a spot in Yellowstone National Park. Imagine what the first explorers and mountain men thought when they saw steam spewing out of the earth and putrid smells exuding from its depths. It must have … Continue reading

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HE SAVED A WRETCH LIKE ME

One of the things I miss most about not attending church “in person” is singing with my fellow believers in Jesus. This time of year especially is usually filled with songs filled with joy and celebration for the birth of … Continue reading

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WINTER SNOW

White was my favorite color when I was just a child, It made me think of purity, of peace and love gone wild, The colors of the rainbow are included in white’s glow, Shades of blue, green, yellow and red infused within … Continue reading

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IS THERE ROOM FOR ME?

A frail man, not more than thirty, huddles in the corner of a dank freight car to keep himself warm.  He nibbles on the remnants of a discarded sandwich from the trash at the local burger shop.  To him, it’s a Christmas … Continue reading

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MORNING GLORY

I don’t know what each day will bring. My future is unknown, To God’s own Son my praises sing. He’s made my life His own, He’s taken on my sins. He took them to the cross, He died for me … Continue reading

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OH, COME, EMMANUEL

The world in pain and trouble lay, temptation all around, But in a lowly feeding trough. a Savior could be found, Born of a virgin, meek and mild and God’s own precious Son, He took on earthly flesh and blood, … Continue reading

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