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10 Models for Meditation

In an earlier blog, I shared a few insights about meditation (12 Benefits of Biblical Meditation). For several months I have spent a few minutes every morning in meditation. It has been a wonderful experience. Some people wonder what topics should be your theme for...

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12 Benefits of Biblical Meditation

Meditation is a powerful activity. Many religions and even non-religious groups use meditation to springboard to a healthier and less-stressful life. The Bible promises success and prosperity to those who meditate on God's Word (Joshua 1:8). Biblical meditation is...

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What’s your Miracle Fish Story?

The only miracle recorded in all four Gospels is the ‘Feeding of the 5,000.’  You can read this miracle in the following Bible passages: Matthew 14:13-21; Mark 6:30-44; Luke 9:10-17; John 6:1-15. Though similar, each brings a different view of this event in Jesus'...

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Waiting for Jesus to Return

Good things come to those who wait. But I hate waiting. As a child I hated waiting for Christmas. I hate waiting for an appointment at the doctor's office. I hate waiting for an important phone call or meeting. A key belief of many Christians is that Jesus is coming...

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Don’t be afraid to “JUMP”

I just finished reading the newest book by comedian Steve Harvey, JUMP. What a book. Very encouraging and inspirational. Throughout the book, Steve encourages his readers to take a 'leap of faith.' Too many are afraid to take advantage of an opportunity. Rather than...

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Humble Yourself to Greatness

Abraham Lincoln defeated Stephen Douglas for the presidency. The two were at the Capitol for Lincoln’s inauguration. Lincoln was holding the manuscript of his speech, his cane and tall silk hat. As he was introduced, he was looking for a place to put his hat. Stephen...

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