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Pray for Your Children – Lessons from Job

Job is best known for his patience in tribulation. However, he is also a role model for parents, especially fathers. He had ten children and prayed for each of them. I hope this blog helps you pray for the children in your life. God blessed Job with: 1 - Godly...

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The Honeymoon is Over (Lessons from Adam and Eve)

The word ‘honeymoon’ has come to mean the newness of love. The word ‘honeymoon’ actually implies that the first moon or fist month is the sweetest. However, God intended marriage to increase in romance. If there ever was a marriage ‘made in heaven’, Adam and Eve had...

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A Lesson in Faith

Do you trust me? The answer to this question will reveal your faith in the one who asked the question. Trust is important in family life. Husbands and wives must trust each other. Children must trust their parents. Parents are going to have to trust their children....

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Before You Tweet

Recently, we have witnessed the tragic results of one tweet from one person. Rosanne Barr sent out a tweet that had racial implications. I'm not going to quote it. You can search exactly what she said. Racism is a terrible and ungodly attitude. Sadly, it is often a...

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Preparing a Giant-Killer

The story of David and Goliath is a wonderful story of good over evil.  You may think the lesson learned from the story of David and Goliath is: You may be small and weak, like David, but if you use whatever insignificant pebbles you have, and trust God, you can...

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Getting the Kids in the Boat

In my previous blog, I emphasized the importance of making sure our family becomes a Christian (see Family Lessons from Noah). As Noah was able to save his family from the destruction of the flood by getting them in the ark, it is important to get our family 'in...

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Family Lessons from Noah

The world of Noah’s time was filled with wickedness and violence. It was everywhere. God decided that the world had reached the point where He needed to make some changes. He would send a flood to destroy all mankind, except for one family. Noah found grace in the...

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Summer is a great time to do something different... visit a new vacation spot, start a healthy habit, learn something new.   This summer (2018) I have challenged myself to become a better pray-er. In order to do that, I am going to read three books and get together...

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Lessons from a Dysfunctional Family

Every family is dysfunctional. Every home needs improvement. I began a series of sermons this past Sunday about the home. I call it "Home Improvement." I thought I would go through the Bible and discover some principles about having a godly home from some of the Bible...

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