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Coming Back to Life (parental blessings and curses), part 6

I have set before you life and death, blessing and cursing; choose life that both you and your descendants may live. Deuteronomy 30:19 Our church outgrew its building this year to the point of shortening the stage to add seats, putting folding chairs in every corner, and actually having people leave and return for the second service in hopes...

Coming Back to Life (chapter 42 in Job), part 5

“For not knowing about God’s righteousness [which is based on faith], and seeking to establish their own [righteousness based on works], they did not submit to God’s righteousness.” Romans 10:3 Amplified Bible  Until I heard a recent sermon, I believed Job from the Bible to be faultless even though I knew better because he was human. But...

Coming Back to Life (how to get through Saturday), part 4

“A religion that gives nothing, costs nothing, and suffers nothing, is worth nothing.” Martin Luther Can you imagine the emotions felt by Jesus’ disciples, family, and other followers on Saturday, the day after He died? Saturday - the day in between Good Friday and Resurrection Sunday (Easter) when no one knew for sure they'd ever see Jesus...

Coming Back to Life (get Egypt out of me), part 3

Yet the Lord says, “During the forty years that I led you through the wilderness, your clothes did not wear out, nor did the sandals on your feet … I did this so that you might know that I am the Lord your God.” Deuteronomy 29:5-6 (NIV) Just like God left the Israelites in the desert for 40 years, He did the same for me. He didn’t leave me,...

Coming Back to Life (attitude and its people), part 2

“Spend time with people who know how to use their days well. Just as iron sharpens iron, positive people inspire you to be positive.” Robyn Rihanna Fenty It’s never been more evident than the past year that trying hard is not what matters and influences and changes who I am. It’s who I spend time with. This is true for all of us.  Douglas...

Coming Back to Life (planted or buried?), part 1

“Planted and buried look the same. The way you can tell the difference is by what happens next.” Pastor JP Miller Last September, Pastor JP preached a sermon series titled Tests, Trials, and Tribulations. By Tuesday of the week he preached “Planted or Buried?”, I listened to the message at least three more times.   I needed to...

Dead for a Decade (to feel again or not?), part 8

“There is no solution to our emotions except to feel them, even the hard ones, especially the hard ones.” I figured out one more thing – the most difficult and the most healing – while walking through a decade of deadness. I had to get out of my crazy head and deal with my broken heart.  The Bible says take every thought captive, but I...

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