Don’t Forget to Remember

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Throughout the Old Testament, the Israelites partook in a variety of God-appointed feasts and celebrations.  It’s easy to get so lost in the details of the celebrations that we lose sight of their purpose – remembrance.  According to the Holman Illustrated Bible Dictionary, the feasts were instituted as “regular religious celebrations remembering God’s great acts of salvation in the history … Read More

Press On

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Let us know; let us press on to know the Lord… (Hosea 6:3) I first remember hearing this verse when I was in college, and it’s one that has stuck with me ever since.  The world is teeming with opportunities to pursue our interests, cultivate our passions, and develop relationships.  When it comes to knowing God, though, we might not think … Read More

Eyes on the Prize

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I was in high school when I ran my first 10K.  A few of my cross country teammates and I spent the weekend in Charleston, South Carolina and participated in the race together on Saturday morning. After the race began, it didn’t take long for me to realize this was a different kind of event than an average cross country … Read More

Christmas Gift Ideas

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Ready or not, Christmas is just three short weeks away.  If you’re like me, you still have shopping left to do and could use a few gift suggestions.  I’m happy to be able to recommend three books that would make great gifts for the readers on your list. Chasing God by Angie Smith is written with the perfect blend of … Read More

Area of Influence

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“We…will boast only with regard to the area of influence God assigned to us, to reach even to you.” -2 Corinthians 10:13 Yesterday morning I came across a phrase in 2 Corinthians that caught my attention.  In this particular section of Scripture, Paul was writing to defend the legitimacy of his ministry.  Apparently some people were questioning his message and … Read More