Category Archive: General

His Presence: Part 1

Feb 22, 2024

Have you ever craved a deeper understanding of your faith, or perhaps a more intimate encounter …

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Made in His Image

Feb 14, 2024

Have you ever felt like your spiritual life is missing that spark? That your connection with …

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Don’t Look Back

Feb 07, 2024

Discover how to navigate life’s challenges with wisdom from today’s episode of the Satisfied Soul. Unpack …

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Fear is a LIAR

Jul 22, 2023

Fear is all consuming and debilitating.  It can control your life and make you feel like …

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Footpath, Rocks, Thorns, or Rich Soil

Jun 26, 2023

A farmer or gardener knows that placement of seed is vital to it’s growth.  They take …

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My Earthly Daddy VS My Heavenly

Jun 19, 2023

“And I will be your Father, and you will be my sons and daughters, says the …

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Doing a New Thing

Jun 12, 2023

“For I am about to do something new. See, I have already begun! Do you not …

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The Laws

Jun 05, 2023

“‘Teacher, which is the most important commandment in the law of Moses?’ Jesus replied, ‘You must …

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Plans That Should Be Honored.

May 29, 2023

“Say to the nations far and wide: ‘Get ready for war! Call out your best warriors. …

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Our Place

May 22, 2023

“A church leader is a manager of God’s household, so he must live a blameless life. …

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Daddy’s Hands

May 10, 2023

“For even the Son of Man came not to be served but to serve others and …

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Self-control Takes Discipline.

Apr 24, 2023

“All athletes are disciplined in their training. They do it to win a prize that will …

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The Smile Says It All

Apr 20, 2023

“But you, Timothy, are a man of God; so run from all these evil things. Pursue …

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Sacrifice

Apr 10, 2023

“One of the criminals hanging beside him scoffed, ‘So you’re the Messiah, are you? Prove it …

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Faithfulness with Fasting

Mar 27, 2023

“You can make many plans, but the Lord’s purpose will prevail.” ~ Proverbs 19:21 NLT.
We are …

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Fasting Because You Are Starving.

Mar 20, 2023

“One day as these men were worshiping the Lord and fasting, the Holy Spirit said, “Appoint …

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Killing with Kindness

Mar 12, 2023

“Most important of all, continue to show deep love for each other, for love covers a …

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Peace. Be Still!

Feb 27, 2023

“Now may the Lord of peace himself give you peace at all times and in every …

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I Choose Joy!

Feb 20, 2023

“Is there any encouragement from belonging to Christ? Any comfort from his love? Any fellowship together …

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Love In Less Than 4 Days

Feb 13, 2023

“We love each other because he loved us first.” ~1 John 4:19 NLT.
For a few …

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The Regrets of Things Left Undone

Jan 30, 2023

“No, dear brothers and sisters, I have not achieved it, but I focus on this one …

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Restraint is Comforting

Jan 23, 2023

“Put away your sword,” Jesus told him. “Those who use the sword will die by the …

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Building Community Creates Family

Jan 16, 2023

“This makes for harmony among the members, so that all the members care for each other.  …

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Parenting 101

Jan 09, 2023

“Fathers, do not provoke your children to anger by the way you treat them. Rather, bring …

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Silence is Bold!

Jan 02, 2023

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“Look up to the mountains — does my help …

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Commitment (Not Resolution)

Dec 26, 2022

“Many are the plans in the mind of a man, but it is the purpose of …

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Hark! The Herald Angels Sing…’Tis the Season to be Jolly!

Dec 19, 2022

“Thank God for this gift too wonderful for words!” 2 Corinthians 9:15.
On the day Christ …

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For Unto Us A Child Is Born…

Dec 12, 2022

“The angel replied, ‘The Holy Spirit will come upon you, and the power of the Most …

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Creating Order in a Chaotic World

Dec 06, 2022

“I have told you these things, so that in Me you may have [perfect] peace. In the world …

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Mustard Seed

Nov 28, 2022

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“You don’t have enough faith,” Jesus told them. “I tell …

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Thanksgiving Traditions

Nov 21, 2022

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Thanksgiving …

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Equal NOT Equal.

Nov 14, 2022

“Haven’t you read the Scriptures?” Jesus replied. “They record that from the beginning ‘God made them …

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How “Debt-Free” means “Controlled Choices”

Nov 07, 2022

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He Knows…Me?

Oct 31, 2022

“Consider the birds—do you think they worry about their existence? They don’t plant or reap or …

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Communion, not just sacrament.

Oct 24, 2022

For I pass on to you what I received from the Lord himself. On the night …

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Fear is a Liar

Oct 17, 2022

“When doubts filled my mind, your comfort gave me renewed hope and cheer.” `Psalm 94:19 NLT.

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Your Will, Your Way

Oct 10, 2022

God has now revealed to us his mysterious will regarding Christ—which is to fulfill his own …

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You Can’t Out Give God!

Oct 02, 2022

“Bring all the tithes into the storehouse so there will be enough food in my Temple. …

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Challenges bring VICTORIES!

Sep 26, 2022

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So let’s not get tired of doing …

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Blessed to be a Blessing!

Sep 19, 2022

The generous will prosper; those who refresh others will themselves be refreshed. ~Proverbs 11:25.
We can …

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It Came Without Warning…

Sep 11, 2022

Stay alert! Watch out for your great enemy, the devil. He prowls around like a roaring …

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Topsy-Turvy

Sep 05, 2022

“I praise you, for I am fearfully and wonderfully made. Wonderful are your works; my soul …

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Serve…and You will be Served!

Aug 28, 2022

Work with enthusiasm, as though you were working for the Lord rather than for people. ~Ephesians …

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Draw the Line

Aug 22, 2022

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Not the Flower Power Version

Aug 15, 2022

I pray that God, the source of hope, will fill you completely with joy and peace …

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Being the Light

Aug 08, 2022

Jesus spoke to the people once more and said, “I am the light of the world. …

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Starting New

Aug 01, 2022

“Throw off your old sinful nature and your former way of life, which is corrupted by …

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Plans

Feb 28, 2022

“Commit your work to the Lord, and your plans will be established.”  Proverbs 16:3
When I …

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Good Words

Feb 21, 2022

“Sovereign Lord, you are God! Your covenant is trustworthy, and you have promised these good things …

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Go!

Feb 14, 2022

“Therefore go and make disciples of all nations, baptizing them in the name of the Father …

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Giving Glory Day

Feb 07, 2022

“The heavens declare the glory of God; the skies proclaim the work of his hands” ~ …

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Birthday Tears

Jan 10, 2022

***Below is something I wrote in 2012 and wanted to share it again, adding to it …

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21-Day Fast

Jan 03, 2022

“Hear, O sons, a father’s instruction, and be attentive, that you may gain insight, for I give …

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Patience for Others

Nov 01, 2021

“Such things were written in the Scriptures long ago to teach us. And the Scriptures give …

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Lacking Wisdom or Ignorant People? You decide.

Oct 18, 2021

“Do not let kindness and truth leave you; bind them around your neck, write them on …

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Filtering Beautifies the Image

Aug 30, 2021

“Set a guard, O Lord, over my mouth; Keep watch over the door of my lips.  Do …

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The Pasture straight before me

Jun 28, 2021

“Let your eyes look directly forward, and your gaze be straight before you.”  Proverbs 4:25
Wow …

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Refocus

Jun 21, 2021

“For it is better to suffer for doing good, if that should be God’s will, than …

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Narrow Gate

Jun 14, 2021

“Enter by the narrow gate. For the gate is wide and the way is easy that …

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From the Mouth of Babes

Jun 07, 2021

“And calling to him a child, he put him in the midst of them and said, …

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Sunset

May 31, 2021

“He says, ‘Be still, and know that I am God; I will be exalted among the …

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Head, Heart and Hands.

May 24, 2021

“From Him the whole body, joined and held together by every supporting ligament, grows and builds …

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What we deserve…hmm?

May 17, 2021

“He has not dealt with us as our sins deserve or repaid us according to our …

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The Voice

May 10, 2021

“If anyone speaks, they should do so as one who speaks the very words of God. …

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Serve

May 06, 2021

“But now we are released from the law, having died to that which held us captive, …

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Seasons

Apr 29, 2021

“A man hath joy by the answer of his mouth: and a word spoken in due …

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He Wept!

Apr 22, 2021

“Jesus wept.”  John 11:35
If you don’t already know, this verse is the shortest verse in …

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What I wouldn’t give to be FLOGGED!

Apr 15, 2021

“Therefore, in the present case I advise you:  Leave these men alone!  Let them go!  For …

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He is my Refuge!

Apr 08, 2021

“The Lord is good, a refuge in times of trouble.  He cares for those who trust …

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Leave, Cleave & Weave

Apr 01, 2021

“For this reason a man will leave his father and mother and be united to his …

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And then what?

Mar 22, 2021

“Set your minds on things that are above, not on things that are on earth.”  Colossians …

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Inside Source

Feb 22, 2021

“And if the Spirit of Him who raised Jesus from the dead is living in you, …

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Apologetics…favorite topic!

Feb 15, 2021

“But you must continue in the things which you have learned and been assured of, knowing …

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With beauty comes pain!

Feb 08, 2021

“But now, O LORD, You are our Father; we are the clay, and You are out …

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Rules of the Game!

Feb 01, 2021

“Similarly, if anyone competes as an athlete,  he does not receive the victor’s crown unless he …

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Unstoppable

Jan 25, 2021

 “’Teacher,’ said John, ‘we saw someone driving out demons in your name and we told him …

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Fasting? And Prayer!

Jan 18, 2021

“So I turned to the Lord God and pleaded with him in prayer and petition, …

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Tithing??????

Jan 11, 2021

“‘Bring the whole tithe into the storehouse, that there may be food in My house.  Test …

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Patience is not my best virtue.

Jan 04, 2021

“But they that wait upon the LORD shall renew their strength; they shall mount up with …

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Hope for the Hannan’s

Dec 28, 2020

“Surely there is a future, and your hope will not be cut off.”  Proverbs 23:18
The …

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Move mountains.

Dec 21, 2020

“He said to them, ‘because of your little faith.  For truly, I say to you, if …

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Our Place

Dec 14, 2020

“Brothers, choose seven men from among you who are known to be full of the Spirit …

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Doing the right thing

Dec 07, 2020

“The jailer woke up, and when he saw the prison door open, he drew his sword …

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Impression

Nov 30, 2020

“Love the LORD your God with all your heart and with all your soul and with …

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Do Not Swear.

Nov 23, 2020

“But above all, my brothers, do not swear, either by heaven or by earth or by …

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The Joy in Trials.

Nov 16, 2020

“Count it all Joy, my brothers, when you meet trials of various kinds, for you know …

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Hard week – Open mouth insert foot!

Nov 09, 2020

“My son, if your heart is wise, my heart too will be glad.  My inmost being …

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My husband’s wife

Nov 02, 2020

“An excellent wife is the crown of her husband, but she who brings shame is like …

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Run the race!

Oct 26, 2020

“Therefore, since we are surrounded by so great a cloud of witnesses, let us also lay …

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Counsel

Oct 19, 2020

“Where there is no guidance, a people falls, but in an abundance of counselors there is …

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Found out!

Oct 12, 2020

“Whoever walks in integrity walks securely, but he who makes his ways crooked will be found …

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To spare or not to spare?

Oct 05, 2020

“Whoever spares the rod hates his son, but he who loves him is diligent to discipline …

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Faith like demons?

Sep 28, 2020

“But someone will say, ‘you have faith and I have works.’  Show me your faith apart …

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There will be a day!

Sep 21, 2020

Isaiah 17 was part of my daily discipline reading today and it just spoke loudly to …

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Ignoring the insult…easier said than done.

Sep 14, 2020

“The vexation of a fool is known at once, but the prudent ignores an insult.”  Proverbs …

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Sluggard…that’s me!

Sep 07, 2020

“How long will you lie there, O sluggard?  When will you arise from your sleep?  A …

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Company you keep

Aug 31, 2020

“Whoever walks with the wise becomes wise, but the companion of fools will suffer harm.”  Proverbs …

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Laziness

Aug 24, 2020

“A slack hand causes poverty, but the hand of the diligent makes rich.”  Proverbs 10:4
Laziness …

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Applause, applause, applause! BRAVO!

Aug 17, 2020

“Do not withhold good from those to whom it is due, when it is in your …

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Reflection

Aug 10, 2020

“As in water face reflects face, so the heart of man reflects the man.”  Proverbs 27:19

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