Purpose of Bible Study
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The Purpose of Bible Study

Before reading this post please take a brief pause to ask yourself one simple but extremely important question: Why do I want to study the Bible? Why is a powerful question! It clears the confusion and brings the truth into focus. (The following is from a post I wrote several years ago) As we enter… Continue reading The Purpose of Bible Study

Corrie ten Boom

Joy Runs Deeper Than Despair

A well-known quote from Corrie ten Boom can be found in her book The Hiding Place. "Joy runs deeper than despair" - Corrie ten Boom This truth was proven even in the darkest of places when Corrie and her sister Betsie were prisoners in the Ravensbruck concentration camp. Before her death, Corrie's sister Betsie said… Continue reading Joy Runs Deeper Than Despair

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Happy Sukkot

October 9–16, 2022 To all those who are participating in this joyful feast time, Happy Sukkot! All around the world Jewish people are celebrating the Feast of Sukkot (Feast of Tabernacles) this week. They have built small “booths” or “tabernacles” in their yards. This is a time to remember God’s care during their 40-year wilderness… Continue reading Happy Sukkot

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Rosh Hashanah

Rosh Hashanah is the Jewish New Year and is observed for two days. It begins at sunset on Sunday, September 25 this year, and ends at nightfall on Tuesday, September 27, 2022. The main focus of Rosh Hashanah is on repentance. Yom Kippur is 10 days later after Rosh Hashanah and is all part of the… Continue reading Rosh Hashanah

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Strength From The Lord

Here we are at the end of August already! Have you been reading and writing the verses from the 20 Day Scripture Writing Plan? What is your favorite verse about strength from the Lord? I hope this plan has been an encouragement to you. I suggest saving these scriptures for the future when you need… Continue reading Strength From The Lord

Book Reviews

Embracing Trust

Book Review for: Embracing Trust Author: Joanna Weaver Publisher: Revell Joanna Weaver is best known for her book Having a Mary Heart in a Martha World, which has sold more than one million copies. When I heard she was writing a book about trusting God, I knew it belonged on my to-read list. I joined the launch… Continue reading Embracing Trust

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20 Days of Strength

This blog post includes the Free 20-day Scripture Writing Plan mentioned at the end of last week's blog post - Comfort and Strength - If you missed that post, please read it now. From time to time we need to be reminded of God's strength. I find these verses very helpful and pray you will… Continue reading 20 Days of Strength

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Comfort and Strength

Do you ever pray asking God for comfort or strength? I notice that when I pray for someone who needs comfort I often find myself asking God to also give them strength. The topic of strength and comfort from God are found all through the Bible from Genesis to Revelation. But first, my last blog… Continue reading Comfort and Strength

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The Joy of the Lord

Nehemiah 8:10 is one of my favorite Bible verses. The joy of the Lord is your strength- Nehemiah 8:10 It's a great verse to study, memorize and personalize. Of course, as with all scripture, it is best to read the entire chapter or more to understand the verse in context. The Joy of the Lord… Continue reading The Joy of the Lord

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Spurgeon And The Psalms

Book           Spurgeon And The PsalmsPublisher    Thomas Nelson Spurgeon And The Psalms NKJV is a new Psalter that includes all 150 Psalms with devotional thoughts from Charles Spurgeon. Each Psalm is preceded by an excerpt from Charles Spurgeon's The Treasury of David. NKJV translationPoetic-style single column Generous space for notesSatin ribbon to use as… Continue reading Spurgeon And The Psalms