Monthly Archives: December 2020

Elohim is Plural?

I was having a discussion with an older Jewish gentleman who was studying the Torah. He said, “I know you’re a student of the Bible.  But did you know the word for God in the Bible is Elohim—and that word … Continue reading

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Nightmares in Fourth Grade

When Matt was in public school fourth grade, he began having nightmares. He said his bad dreams were about the scary stories he had to read in school!  They were not in a textbook, but were handouts that he brought … Continue reading

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Homeless Shelter for Women

I accompanied a group sponsoring a Christmas party at a homeless shelter for women.  I was invited to bring my guitar and lead in the Christmas Caroling.  I concluded the caroling with a poem:  ‘Twas The Night Before Jesus Came’  … Continue reading

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Christmas Gifts & Kids

My husband and I are from large nuclear families. Consequently, when our children were small they would receive an abundance of gifts.  We wanted to prevent them from being overwhelmed on Christmas morning.  So a couple weeks before Christmas, we’d … Continue reading

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Fulfilled Prophecy Proves Jesus is Messiah

The Messiah, Jesus Christ, Savior of Mankind   by Josh McDowell The Old Testament of the Bible contains 333 references to the Messiah’s coming, many of which are considered major prophecies about the future made 400 years in advance. Genesis 3:  … Continue reading

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Creating Christmas Traditions

Let’s create good and healthy memories!  An excellent family devotion during the Christmas season is to pray for the senders of the Christmas cards we receive each day. Years ago a Bible study leader recommended we read the Christmas story … Continue reading

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Reach the Dying at Christmas

Christmas is the one time of year when it’s legitimate to share the message of Jesus. Everywhere we turn there are people dying for one little drop of kindness.  People are dying from lack of hope that is gained through … Continue reading

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Gay Identity Confusion

Annie and Jason were two kids I loved and watched grow up. When they needed money I’d put them to work doing odd jobs. They loved my cooking. Perhaps it was because they were young that they’d always devour whatever … Continue reading

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