Monthly Archives: December 2013

12 Gifts under Calvary’s Tree

In case you didn’t get all you wanted for Christmas, here are some gifts you may have forgotten to unwrap and use. Advertisements

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December 31 – And So It Begins….

Luke 5:1-26; Ezekiel 48; Isaiah 66 In a sense, there really are no endings – just new beginnings. While this year comes to an end, it signals that a new year is beginning with all of its hopes and dreams … Continue reading

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When I told my professors about my depression

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Last week was spent bedridden with a fever fluctuating in the 100-103F range. It also happened to be finals week, so I wasted no time in requesting deadline extensions. I was relieved, though not too surprised,…

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December 30 – Authority

Luke 4:31-44; Ezekiel 46-47; Isaiah 65 One of my favorite scenes from the movie Patton is when his military vehicles are stuck in a traffic jam as they are heading inland after D-Day. Trucks, Jeeps, Tanks and Troop Carriers are … Continue reading

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December 29 – The Year of God’s Favor

Luke 4:1-30; Ezekiel 44-45; Isaiah 64 Once the election is over, the new President sets the tone for his administration during his inaugural address. Lots of work has gone on between the election and the inauguration so that the president … Continue reading

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December 28 – Beginnings

Luke 3:21-38; Ezekiel 42-43; Isaiah 63 Beginning points always fascinate people. When someone becomes famous we want to see how they started. One of the greatest start-up stories of all times is that of Apple Computer. Steve Jobs, Steve Wozniak … Continue reading

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December 27 – Humility and Success

Luke 3:1-20; Ezekiel 40-41; Isaiah 62 The limelight is a dangerous thing. Once you get the fame for doing something, it’s often hard to know that your time is over. How many sports stars who were legendary tried to do … Continue reading

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December 26 – Peace and Salvation

Luke 2:21-52; Ezekiel 38-39; Isaiah 61 Disney movies have become a staple for parents of young children. One of the favorites is Sleeping Beauty – the result of which is that almost every girl at one time or another dreams … Continue reading

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December 25 – The Hope of Israel

Luke 2:1-20; Ezekiel 37; Isaiah 60 Today, as we celebrate the birth of Christ, no words of mine can add to the story. Today, instead of adding anything, I just share verses from my daily reading which show the hope … Continue reading

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December 24 – Flashlights and Grace

Luke 1:57-80; Ezekiel 35-36; Isaiah 59 The other night we went out to eat. We joked about the darkness in the restaurant and even used the light from our phones to make sure we could see the menu at times. … Continue reading

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