In 2 Chronicles 20:1-30 we find a godly Israelite king by the name of Jehoshaphat in a very distressing situation. A three-nation confederacy (Moab, Ammon, and Mt. Seir) had put together an incredible army of soldiers and were making their way towards Jerusalem for battle. Jehoshaphat was fu…

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“Back to School” season is in the air! Resuming busy fall schedules of class, homework, practices for various sports, band, and other activities was always an exciting time for me. Of course, not every student will share the excitement I remember upon hearing the crack of new textbooks being…

I Corinthians 15:10 states, “But by the grace of God I am what I am: and His grace which was bestowed upon me was not in vain; but I labored more abundantly than they all: yet not I, but the grace of God which was with me.”

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Have you ever heard someone say, “Experience is the best teacher”? It is true. The problem is that experience can teach you the wrong things if you depend on it alone as your life coach and teacher.

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“Back to School” season is in the air! Resuming busy fall schedules of class, homework, practices for various sports, band, and other activities was always an exciting time for me. Of course, not every student will share the excitement I remember upon hearing the crack of new textbooks being…

I Corinthians 15:10 states, “But by the grace of God I am what I am: and His grace which was bestowed upon me was not in vain; but I labored more abundantly than they all: yet not I, but the grace of God which was with me.”

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The evidence is in: Snowshoe hares near Wiseman eat lots of dirt.“I have thousands and thousands of photos of hares eating soil in this one little spot,” said Donna DiFolco, a biologist and cartographer with the National Park Service. DiFolco has studied hares in the eastern portion of Gates of the Arctic National Park since 1997. That’s when she started counting hare tracks near Wiseman as part of a lynx study. 

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“Now it happened as they went that He entered a certain village; and a certain woman named Martha welcomed Him into her house. And she had a sister called Mary, who also sat at Jesus’ feet and heard His word. But Martha was distracted with much serving, and she approached Him and said, ‘Lord…

We humans are complex creatures! The triune nature of our being creates a beautiful, intricate creation of spirit, soul, and body. When that creation functions according to God’s design, it’s like poetry in motion! In fact, Paul said, “We are His workmanship, created in Christ Jesus for good…

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John 3:16 states, “For God so loved the world that He gave His only begotten son, that whosoever believeth in Him should not perish but have everlasting life.”

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 “When angry, do not sin; do not ever let your wrath (your exasperation, your fury, or indignation) last until the sun goes down. Leave no room or foothold for the devil (give no opportunity to him)!” Ephesians 4:26-27

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Romans 6:23 states, “For the wages of sin is death, but the gift of God is eternal life through Jesus Christ our Lord.”

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Every Christian is called to be a soldier in the army of God. Soldiers are called to counter evil with the overwhelming, overcoming good that flows from a heart in love with God. No matter what situation a Christian soldier is in, they must put faith in their commander and live by the Spirit…

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Many people don’t realize that before the Dallas Cowboys, there was another professional football team in Texas – The Dallas Texans. Sadly, they only lasted one season before folding their tent. Their record was 1-11 in 1952.

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About 160 years ago, U.S. Secretary of State William Seward was taking some heat for his significant role in the purchase of Alaska. On the day the Russians received the $7.2 million check, a group of white travelers were at Nulato, getting ready for an upriver trip to Fort Yukon to explore this strange land. Among them was Frederick Whymper, an adventurous English artist who had signed on to help document a telegraph project across North America. In his book “Travel and Adventure in the Territory of Alaska,” he left behind some insights into what America was getting itself into.

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The friend who can be silent with you in a moment of despair or pain, who can stay with you in an hour of grief and bereavement, who can tolerate the not knowing, the healing not yet manifested – that is a friend who cares.

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Christians are commanded in the Bible to avoid contentions with others as much as is humanly possible. It doesn’t take a rocket scientist to acknowledge that command in Scripture (Romans 12:18), though it is not an easy one to be obedient to. Our fleshly is desire to physically handle all pr…

Where does destruction come from? We have an enemy. The father of lies. The master thief. The destroyer, whose goal it is to steal, kill, and destroy all life. (John 10:10) If we aren’t careful, we can become his pawns when we listen to those lies, despise others, or harbor unforgiveness in …

Just beneath the owl box, hung 20 feet up the stem of a balsam poplar, the backyard barbeque continued late into the evening. Despite the thwap of badminton birdies and the chirp of human voices, the boreal owl had work to do.

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Proverbs 25:11 states, “A word fitly spoken is like apples of gold in pictures of silver.”