Category: Devotional

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The Pandemic: pstrmike

I just finished writing a draft that I will post on our church’s website letting everyone know of our decision to cancel services for the next four weeks. These are uncertain times and this...

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The Weekend Word

“All the congregation of the people of Israel moved on from the wilderness of Sin by stages, according to the commandment of the Lord, and camped at Rephidim, but there was no water for...

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TGIF

My old boy Smokey is a ornery devil. We made him a little “apartment” at the end of the walkway to the house so he would have a place to get out of the...

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TGIF

Yesterday was one of those glorious pre-spring days in Southern Oregon where the sun comes out and if you sit in the right place, it will actually warm you. Smokey was laying on the...

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The Weekend Word

There is an interesting textual variant on Psalm 27: 13. “I believe that I shall look upon the goodness of the Lord in the land of the living! Wait for the Lord; be strong,...

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The Weekend Word

“The heart is deceitful above all things, and desperately sick; who can understand it?” (Jeremiah 17:9 ESV) According to my Accordance Bible Software there are 849 verses in the Bible that reference the heart....

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TGIF

I was skimming the early morning news when I saw the headline. Yet another person had been killed crossing the highway in our small town. He’d been hit twice, by cars going both ways....