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Mar 26

A Mustard Seed of Encouragement and Empowerment: Being Still and Standing Aside As God Works

In one of her enduringly spiritual and relevant books, The Secret Door to Success, Florence Scovel Shinn offers a most profound and powerful meditation. “Spiritual development means the ability to stand still, or aside, and let Infinite Intelligence lift your burdens and fight your battles.” Simply put, Shinn recommends “letting go and letting God” as …

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Mar 16

What does it really matter?

We often hear that “the Bible is the best-selling book in the world.” But having said that has little significance if it has no influence in and on the lives of its owners. It is one thing to own a Bible, it is quite another thing to live by its teachings, accept its plan of …

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Mar 10

Why do people not respect God?

“Some people do not respect God because they believe in something else,” says Megan, 11. “They believe in two planets crashing together and creating the Earth. Some people also believe in monkeys creating us.” “Monkey see; monkey do” is the way people act when they place their faith blindly in scientists who propose we arrived …

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Feb 16

I didn’t really mean it

  Marcie stood before her Dad looking at her favorite toy car. Suddenly she jumped up in his lap and said, “You know, Daddy, this is my favorite toy. But I want you to have it.” Surprised, he asked, “Why, I know that you love this little car. Why are you giving it to me?” …

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Feb 09

Valentine’s Day Scams Warning

On Valentine’s Day, people’s emotions run all over the map – some are head-over-heels and want to shower their loved one with gifts, while others are despondent because currently they have no one special in their life. Whatever your love status, one thing everyone needs to guard against at this time of year is scams. …

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Feb 09

Strength for the journey

There are “woods” and there are “woulds.” And there is a great difference between the two of them. We know that “forests” are made of “trees” that we call “woods.” And there are many Christians who have “woulds” in their lives. Every now and then we hear some say, “I know that what I am …

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Jan 26

Our God Will Bless Us

“My,” said the guest to the owner of a dairy farm, “I have never seen such a beautiful herd of cows. They must be worth a lot of money.” “We don’t look at the herd as far as value goes,” he replied. “We look at each cow individually. Each one has its own record,” he …

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Oct 04

Local congregations sow seeds of hope

Wesley United Methodist Church, Greggton United Methodist Church, First Gladewater United Methodist Church, Newgate Mission, Longview Community Garden Network, and the Friends of the South Longview Community have come together to bless and work the land for our Lord. Wesley-McCabe Pastor Virginia Wall, expressed thanks and gratitude to all who attended, and then turned over …

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