The loud last cry

“With a loud cry, Jesus breathed his last.” (Mark 15:37 NIV) The very moment Jesus, Having cried again with a loud voice, gave up His spirit.  The temple curtain was torn from the top down (Matt 27:51 NIV).  This curtain, known as the “veil,” was made of fine linen and blue, purple and scarlet yarn. …

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Giving Up?

Have you ever felt like giving up? Elijah did. The Lord had just used him to show the nation of Israel that the Lord is God (1 Kings 18). Yet, the threats of Queen Jezebel so alarmed him that he ran to Beersheba, 100 miles south (19:3). Then he walked another 150 miles south to …

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Walk with God?

People who want to feel better, reduce stress, and shed unwanted pounds are discovering that walking may be the best exercise of all.  It's even more important to stay spiritually fit by "walking with God," which the Bible describes as an intimate, growing relationship with the Lord.  To walk with God, we need to keep …

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Riding Out The Waves

Lead me in Your truth and teach me, for You are the God of my salvation; on You I wait all the day.  (Psalm 25:5) What can ride ocean currents for years before finally washing ashore and springing to life? According to National Geographic's World magazine, it's a nut that is native to South America …

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