Category Archives: joy

joyful thanks

If the apostle Paul visited us during Thanksgiving, he might encourage us to praise God for two gifts we sometimes overlook. He prayed and wrote so believers would grasp what it means to have an INHERITANCE and to have SALVATION. … Continue reading

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Just as King Ahaz did not deserve the wondrous birth announcement regarding the Son of God, so the world did not deserve the Gift of Immanuel, the Lamb of God who takes away our sins. Just as Mary was overwhelmed … Continue reading

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If a picture is worth a thousand words, I’ll post my longest writing ever to welcome Keightley Grace Stanley into the world. She was born on the morning of October 27 in Denver, Colorado. She was nineteen inches long and … Continue reading

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Jesus experienced joy on earth by bringing honor to His Father. Shortly before He went to the cross, Jesus prayed for Himself and His disciples. “I have brought You glory on earth by completing the work You gave Me to … Continue reading

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I spend half my hours each day at school teaching seventh grade boys… a great joy. Last week we looked at Paul’s instruction to “honor God with our bodies.” When I asked how we are to do this, I was … Continue reading

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