“I am still as strong today as I was the day Moses sent me out, and I am just as ready to fight now as I was then. So give me the mountain country the LORD promised me that day long ago.”  Joshua 14:11–12a (NCV) By my definition and probably by any reasonable definition, Caleb…

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The people walking in darkness have seen a great light. On those living in a pitch-dark land, light has dawned. Isaiah 9:2 (CEB)   Everyone at one time or another has had the experience of being in a darkened room, either awake or asleep when suddenly, bright lights are turned on. This disruption to the…

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“I know that you can do all things; no purpose of yours can be thwarted. Job 42:2 (NIV) Have you heard somebody say something like this: “No matter who the president is, Jesus is still Lord.” It is a true statement, but is it one of consolation or confidence? If it is spoken with confidence,…

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  Join with me in suffering, like a good soldier of Christ Jesus. No one serving as a soldier gets entangled in civilian affairs, but rather tries to please his commanding officer. (2 Timothy 2:3–4, NIV) Over the years, the various branches of the United States military have utilized slogans in their recruiting efforts. In…

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The question of the hour is: “Are you ready?” “Ready for what,” someone might ask? I would reply that I am not sure, but it does not require prophetic insight to see that we are living in unsettling times. I speak from the perspective of someone who has lived relatively sheltered from the turmoil that…

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