Life



The Danger of Assumptions

“You hypocrite…” Matthew 7:3

By Kel Cunard     Nothing saps our happiness like a slight from someone we love. Whether they delivered a harsh word or committed a selfish act, our wounded feelings make happiness...

Posted on Saturday, February 17, 2018
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World-Class Worriers

“Therefore I tell you, do not be anxious about your life…” Matthew 6:25

By Kel Cunard    There are some things that always seem to be in short supply. As the price of gasoline creeps slowly higher, a full tank never last as long as I would hope. And with two...

Posted on Saturday, February 10, 2018
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Give God Your Revenge

A Devotional by John Piper

By John Piper    Why is this such a crucial promise in overcoming our bent toward bitterness and revenge? The reason is that this promise answers one of the most powerful impulses behind...

Posted on Friday, February 09, 2018
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Offended

“ He has told you, O man, what is good; and what does the Lord require of you but to do justice, and to love kindness, and to walk humbly with your God?” Micah 6:8

By Cathy Slusser    I practiced a diet of no sugar, no dairy and no gluten for four weeks. While my goal was to be healthy and not necessarily lose weight, I knew that pounds must be...

Posted on Thursday, February 08, 2018
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Radical Love

“Because your steadfast love is better than life, my lips will praise you.” Psalm 63:3

By Keith Thomas    After twelve years of monthly visits from a local religious group that interrupted her days and littered her front porch with a variety of pamphlets, Jane finally had...

Posted on Wednesday, February 07, 2018
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Don’t Get Mad & Don’t Get Even

“Who, when he was reviled, reviled not again; when he suffered, he threatened not; but committed himself to him that judgeth righteously.” 1Peter 2:23

By George Volpe Revenge seems to be the motive of a lot of awful things going on in our world today. We have terrorists who want to do harm. We have those who ambush police officers. There is road...

Posted on Tuesday, February 06, 2018
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A New Label

“And a leper came to him, imploring him, and kneeling said to him, ‘If you will, you can make me clean.’” Mark 1:40

By Kel Cunard     Who are you? If you could sum up all your days to this point, what word would you use? What label would stick?     When we look in the mirror and...

Posted on Sunday, September 17, 2017
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Our God Is in Control

”Blessed be the Lord, who daily loadeth us with benefits, even the God of our salvation. Selah.” Psalm 68:19

By George Volpe It was just another early Saturday morning in April in a small suburb of Buffalo, New York. It was a cool but bright morning. My pre-school son and I were on our way to church for...

Posted on Friday, September 08, 2017
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Be Still

“Be still, and know that I am God. I will be exalted among the nations, I will be exalted in the earth!” Psalm 46:10

By Cathy Slusser     Until my diagnosis with M.S., I didn’t fully realize what it meant to “be still and know that I am God.” I was always a “doer.” My...

Posted on Tuesday, March 22, 2016
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Running on Empty

“It is enough; now, O Lord, take away my life...” 1 Kings 19:4

By Kel Cunard     Take three friends, mix in a few firearms, and you’ve got yourself a hunting trip. When Wisconsin native Frank Allegretti invited Thomas Boos and Malcolm McMillan...

Posted on Monday, March 21, 2016
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Crazy Tired

“And [Elijah] asked that he might die...” 1 Kings 19:4

    Millions of Americans don’t get enough sleep. We not only fall short individually, we celebrate our exhaustion corporately. We promote the ones who arrive the earliest, stay the latest and...

Posted on Saturday, March 19, 2016
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7 Things to Expect When Revival Comes

Taken from Life Action website

        1. God’s Word will be exalted and authoritative over human experience. To elevate (or even equate) personal experiences with the authority of God’s Word is to become vulnerable to...

Posted on Thursday, March 17, 2016
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Living in Liberation

“Deliver me from bloodguiltiness, O God…” Psalm 51:14

    In the spring of 1945, Allied forces moved across Europe destroying German strongholds and liberating prisoners from the Nazi work and death camps. Inside the barbed wire of each prison,...

Posted on Wednesday, March 16, 2016
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The Most Difficult Person to Forgive

“I was brought forth in iniquity…” Psalm 51:5

     On a quiet Monday morning in Nickels Mines, Pennsylvania, Charles Roberts entered a one-room Amish schoolhouse brandished an automatic rifle and ordered all the boys and the teacher to...

Posted on Tuesday, March 15, 2016
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You’ve Got a Friend

“Friendship with the world is enmity with God…” James 4:4

   One of life’s greatest joys is knowing and being known by a close friend. You probably have people in your life who will finish your sentences, laugh at your corny jokes and be there for...

Posted on Monday, March 14, 2016
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