Category Archives: PEOPLE

Where Did Evil Come From?

A friend challenged me: “Where did evil come from?”                                                               … Continue reading

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Would You Like Something to Read?

When I did the Bible ministry with incarcerated youth, I’d often notice as I was leaving for home,  a woman sitting in the waiting room alone.  She would be waiting to pick up a son or daughter scheduled to be … Continue reading

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Clean Up Your Language!

An important teaching during my years doing Bible ministry with incarcerated teens: Incarcerated teens who come to Bible study often make a decision to follow Jesus.  Yet many of them have a habit of cursing and they want help in … Continue reading

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My Story: Born Again – and Healed!

We all have a story and this is mine.   I was 27 when I was born again and healed.  My life changed dramatically. It was nothing I forced on myself or worked for.  I was attending my first Bible … Continue reading

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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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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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Jesus Save Me!

I  was asked to visit a very ill 95-year-old woman.  She was hard of hearing and I knew her time was short. I asked her if she knew Jesus and she yelled her reply, “No! But I’d like to!” I … Continue reading

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One Minute After You Die

Marie’s  sister is terminally ill.  She told me she’s an atheist and asked me to pray that she wouldn’t have much pain before she dies. I told her I’d be glad to pray for her not to have pain now.  … Continue reading

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Gina’s Story – God Provides!

Gina was laid off from her job of 12 years in March, 2020.   She writes, “After reviewing our home budget, I began searching for work right away, even though regular unemployment and the additional Covid unemployment money from the government … Continue reading

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