Faith

Burying Our Talents Away by Anna Catherine Pistor

Burying Our Talents Away When the baby wakes for the fifth time in the night, or the elderly parent we care for experiences a health crisis, the last things we tend to think about are our spiritual gifts in the face of such physical need. As natural caregivers, it is not uncommon for women to […]

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How to Pray, according to the Bible. Praying, for some, comes natural.  For others, they don’t know what to say.  Fortunately, the Bible gives us an instruction manual on the right way to pray. Before we get into how to pray, let’s look at there where, when and why of praying. Where to Pray You […]

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Adonai Lord Most High Exploring The Names Of God 4

As we continue to explore the names of God, I’m excited to share this with you. Adonai, a beautiful name of God, means: Lord, Master.  It denotes the omnipotence of God, his role as absolute ruler. (If you have missed previous posts on the names of God, you can find them here:  Jehovah Rapha, Jehovah […]

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fruits of the spirit

Recently, I attended a class at our church where we learned about what it means to be a Christian.  I was so moved by so much of what we discussed despite having been saved for nearly twenty years. What was different?  Well, I guess it could have been the way it was presented or perhaps, […]

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He Himself Is Our Peace Jehovah Shalom 3

Jehovah Shalom Jehovah send peace, the name which Gideon gave to the altar he erected on the spot at Ophrah where the angel appeared to him. Jehovah-Shalom is translated “peace” 170 times in the Bible. It means “whole,” “finished,” “fulfilled,” or “perfected” and is really a title rather than a name of God. שלום יהוה […]

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When Good Things Become Idols_ Guest Post by Brandi Jarrett 4

When Good Things Become Idols:  Guest Post by Brandi Jarrett When we think about idol worship, we might picture the Israelites bowing down to the golden calf or the Egyptians sacrificing to their pagan gods. As modern enlightened Christians we seem to think we’re far removed from this temptation. It’s even laughable to us to […]

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