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Power

Mary* was not having a very good day, to say the least. Having been left by her husband weeks ago—without a job or source of income—she has been struggling to feed her three children, the youngest being five months old. … Continue reading

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Curses

Curses. We kind of know what they are. In the back of my mind, I know well the maxim, especially in the Old Testament, that blessings follow obedience and curses follow disobedience. I am also aware of the many “if” … Continue reading

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Glory

Word for word through Exodus, Leviticus and Numbers has the potential to be a tedious read. But, on the contrary, this was an exciting day of our Bible Read-a-Thon. After the children of Israel escaped from ruthless slavery under the … Continue reading

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Where is the “enemy”?

At a Crossing Cultures consultation in Mombasa recently, one of the speakers noted that the biggest threats to the Kingdom advance in our day are materialism, individualism and Islamic extremism. We can get very “worked up” about Islam, especially when … Continue reading

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Unselfish Determination

Ruth’s determination and faith earned her a prominent place in God’s Word. That did not come easy. Ruth gave up her citizenship, left her people and turned away from her gods. It appears that her decision had been made much … Continue reading

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Outstanding Faith

Rahab rises from the rubble of Jericho and a life of harlotry to being a “hero of faith” on the Hebrews 11 roster. Her turning point began with the visit to Jericho by Joshua’s two spies. Rahab not only welcomed … Continue reading

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Unwavering Resolve

In a world of compromise and indecision, God is looking for men and women of great resolve. Esther comes in the kingdom at a time of great fear and a simmering holocaust. The king has just banished a queen who … Continue reading

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