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Spiritual Fast Food Almost Killed Me

For the better part of my adult life, I ate what I wanted, when I wanted and never worried about the health ramifications of that diet. If it's passed to you through a drive-thru window, I probably ate it. If…

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Impossible? Tell That To God!

"For with God, nothing shall be impossible."

- Luke 1:37 

What are you facing today that seems insurmountable? 

What mountains are in front of you that seem impossible to climb? 

What financial, health or emotional battle…

A Major Transformation and Change

"I beseech you therefore, brethren, by the mercies of God, that ye present your bodies a living sacrifice, holy, acceptable unto God, which is your reasonable service." - Romans 12:1

It only took 52 years for me to realize…

I Come From A Long Line Of Love - Another Goodbye

People deal with the ups and downs of life in different manners. Some people work; some workout. Some eat; some stop eating. Some folks cook; some choose to deal with things by masking the pain with medication, alcohol or drugs.…

The Dash Between the Dates - Saying Goodbye To My Dad

Lloyd Randolph Obituary 

Lloyd Randolph, 87, of Kingsville, Texas passed away May 24, 2017. He was born in Kingston, TN on January 9, 1930. 

Lloyd graduated from the 3rd Grade and dropped out of school to start…

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Trump, Clinton and The Mirror of Our Society

“Eventually that entire generation died and was buried. Then another generation grew up that didn’t know anything of God or the work he had done for Israel.” 
– Judges 2:10 MSG 
  
The cry throughout our land the last few weeks…

Keep Your Eyes Fixed Forward

“Forget the former things; do not dwell on the past. 

“I, even I, am he who blots out your transgressions...and remembers your sins no more." 
-- Isaiah 43:18, 25 

My life has been filled with stupidity. Decision after…

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Perfect Peace; Perfect Rest

He who dwells in the shelter of the Most High will abide in the shadow of the Almighty. I will say to the Lord "My refuge and my fortress, My God, in whom I trust!"  
- Psalms 91:1-2  

This…

What Are You Focused On Today?

What does it mean to serve a Holy God?  
Less of me; more of thee. 
I must decrease so He can increase. 
No idols. 
The daily and constant removal of the trash in your mind.  
An every moment reminder of…

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Prayer, Love and Praise

"I pray, Lord God of heaven, O great and awesome God, You who keep Your covenant and mercy with those who love you and observe Your commandments." -Nehemliah 1:5

“And one of them, when he saw that he was healed,…
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A Heart Check-Up

"The lamp of The Lord searches the spirit of a man; it searches out his inmost parts."  
- Proverbs 20:27 

As I woke this morning and spent time in His word, I was quickly reminded that while our words…

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Are You Wearing The Badge of Busyness

The Lord will fight for you; you need only to be still.
- Exodus 14:14


But you will not even need to fight. Take your positions then stand still and watch the Lord's victory. He is with you...do not be

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A New Perspective & A New Pilot After 50 Years

"I know what it is to be in need, and I know what it is to have plenty. I have learned the secret of being content in any and every situation, whether well fed or hunger, whether living in plenty
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A Little Home Maintenance

"...We will not neglect the house of God."
- Nehemiah 10:39

When our family first moved out to East Texas, we purchased a 47-year-old farmhouse that had been built by the farmer that had originally purchased the land in…

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It's Time For A Celerabration

“At the dedication of the wall of Jerusalem, the Levites were sought out from where they lived and were brought to Jerusalem to celebrate joyfully the dedication with songs of thanksgiving and with the music of cymbals, harps and lyres…

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What Do You Want Me To Know?

“Be still, and know…”
  • Psalm 46:10
 
This morning as I was languishing in bed fighting the daily 4:30-5 a.m. mind-over-mattress battle, these were the words that kept rattling around in my head. While I can’t speak for you, I …
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Shining Some Light On The Subject

“On the twenty-fourth day of the same month, the Israelites gathered together, fasting and wearing sackcloth and putting dust on their heads…They stood in their places and confessed their sins and the sins of their ancestors. They stood where they…
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Peace In His Presence

He who dwells in the shelter of the Most High will abide in the shadow of the Almighty. I will say to the Lord, "my refuge and my fortress, My God, in whom I trust!"  - Psalms‬ ‭91‬:‭1-2‬  …
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And All God's People Said - WOW!

“Take delight in the Lord, and he will give you the desires of your heart.” – Psalm 37:4 

I’ve always believed that sometimes God gives us a glimpse of His favor by giving us WOW moments when we’re in His…
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Get Busy Living Or Get Busy Dying

"The Spirit gives life; the flesh counts for nothing. The words I have spoken to you—they are full of the Spirit and life."- John 6:63 
 
One of my favorite movies of all-time is Shawshank Redemption. One of my favorite lines…
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Just Do It!

"We destroy arguments and every lofty opinion raised against the knowledge of God, and take EVERY THOUGHT captive to obey Christ."-2 Corinthians 10:5 
 
"Do not conform to the pattern of this world, but be transformed by the renewing of your…
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Making Time For the One Who's Always Had Time For Me

"Morning by morning, O Lord, You hear my voice morning by morning I lay my requests before You and wait in expectation." - Psalm 5:3
This morning - Friday, January 2, 2015 - I'm preparing to make a quick…