Monthly Archives: January 2017

Feeding the Five Thousand

Luke 9:10-17 After the disciples returned, they went off to seclusion with Jesus. The only problem was that everywhere they went, they attracted huge crowds. Like rock stars, they had little chance of remaining secluded for long. What follows in … Continue reading

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The Twelve Move Out

Luke 9:1-9 As Chapter 9 begins, the scene changes and Jesus sends out the twelve disciples to proclaim the Kingdom. In doing so, he gave them some unusual instructions: “Take nothing for the journey—no staff, no bag, no bread, no … Continue reading

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Back from Gentile Lands…

Luke 8:40-56 Jesus returned from the region inhabited by Gentiles; a crowd awaited His arrival. He was approached by, of all people, a synagogue leader whose daughter was near death. The man begged Jesus to come quickly. Jesus headed for … Continue reading

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A Quiet Place

Life can be hectic and loud, but all of us need some peace and quiet some times.  It helps us to recharge, to relax and to calm our thoughts.  Yes, we all need a little peace and quiet, a little … Continue reading

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A Bridge of Hope

So many people these days are feeling like there is little or no hope for the future.  Some are feeling desperate for financial reasons; it’s been a rough economy for the past many.  Others feel like the love they’ve always … Continue reading

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Random Ramblings: January 28, 2017

The other day my daughter was messing around on her phone; laughter filled the air. She was using “Snapchat”. She’s been using this app for quite some time now, and I’ve seen what it does several times… If you aren’t … Continue reading

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How Are Our Listening Skills?

Most people would agree that listening is an important skill; most of us aren’t all that good at it.  It’s hard to communicate when all of the communication goes only one way! I’m not talking about listening to other people, … Continue reading

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