Smoke signals. We don’t use them, anymore, do we? Or the Pony Express, or the telegraph. Even our landlines are headed the way of the dodo, as cell phone technology reaches into every part of ...

What are your big dreams? A house or a car? Maybe to get a corner office? That’s a big one in the business world. Or maybe it’s a family with a wonderful spouse and adoring children. Does your ...

―  Also find us at www.MyChurchNotes.com  ― Not everyone lives near a 24-hour Walmart. There are times we run out of food, and we must borrow from our neighbor. Three eggs, ...

When’s the last time the Lord spoke to us? Really spoke? What did it sound like, a booming crash of thunder, or something more manageable? Maybe the whisper of the wind or brush of the breeze ...

Some things just go together. Ham and eggs. Peanut butter and jelly. We can serve bacon with our eggs, or even hash browns as our side, but it’s ham with our eggs that makes our plate. We can ...

We need to be dogged if we want to get anywhere in the world. In the 2016 movie Hidden Figures, three brilliant, educated people fought to get ahead in the world of the 1960s NASA space program. ...

Context is the bane of the religious world. We pull scriptures out of the Bible, and without the preceding and following verses, the words take on a meaning the authors never intended. We only ...

We love to sample items. Visit a Warehouse Big Box Store on the weekend. We can travel the aisles and enjoy sample after sample. When one is especially good, it tempts us to return and buy a full ...

Guard dogs can be ferocious. They will nip and tear at anyone who shouldn’t come around. They protect their charges with unbridled ferocity. It’s what we expect them to do. We can release a ...

A signal fire is meant to be seen. It’s a beacon made from fire or smoke, usually on the top of a hill or on a raised tower, so that it can be viewed from a distance. There’s something special ...

Merriam-Webster says fishy can have two meanings. Something can resemble a fish, or it can create doubt or suspicion in our mind. Who wants to be given a fishy gift? We might open it to find ...

So, why pray? What’s the point, you may ask? Let’s look at six reasons for prayer in James 5:13-18. Prayer Reason #1: James 5:13   “Is anyone among you suffering? Let him pray. Is ...

Own up! How many times have we said it? Accept responsibility. Say it like you mean it. Honesty is the best policy. Shouldn’t that work with God, also? Or are our prayers designed to be heard by ...
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