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Little Foxes

by Caroline

by Caroline

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“Catch the foxes for us, the little foxes that spoil the vineyards, for our vineyards are in blossom.” Song of Solomon 2:15 In the New Testament, Je...

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The Heart of a Pharisee: Majoring on the Minors

by Mary Cate

by Mary Cate

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“Woe to you, teachers of the law and Pharisees, you hypocrites! You give a tenth of your spices—mint, dill and cumin. But you have neglected the more...

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Choosing Joy and Gratitude

by Mary Cate

by Mary Cate

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“Rejoice always, pray continually, give thanks in all circumstances; for this is God’s will for you in Christ Jesus.” 1 Thessalonians 5:16-18 I’m ti...

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The Heart of the Pharisee: Guarding the Gate

by Mary Cate

by Mary Cate

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“Woe to you, teachers of the law and Pharisees, you hypocrites! You shut the door of the kingdom of heaven in people’s faces. You yourselves do not e...

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The Beauty of Coming Back

by Mary Cate

by Mary Cate

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“But while he was still a long way off, his father saw him and felt compassion, and ran and embraced him and kissed him. And the son said to him, ‘Fa...

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The Lie of the Fairytale

by Sandi

by Sandi

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“There is a ways that seems right to a man, but in the end it leads to death.” Proverbs 14:12 When you have three daughters you pretty much get to w...

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Missing the Big Picture

by Mary Cate

by Mary Cate

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“Looking for a reason to accuse Jesus, [the Pharisees] asked him, ‘Is it lawful to heal on the Sabbath?’ [Jesus] said to them, ‘If any of you has a s...

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The Very Great Reward

by Mary Cate

by Mary Cate

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“Do not be afraid Abram. I am your shield, your very great reward.” Genesis 15:1 I love the word of God. I’m sure I’ve said this before, but it was ...

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Learning to Love People Better

by Mary Cate

by Mary Cate

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“The King will reply, ‘Truly I tell you, whatever you did for one of the least of these brothers and sisters of mine, you did for me.’” Matthew 25:40...

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Going God’s Way

by Mary Cate

by Mary Cate

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“There is a way that appears to be right, but in the end it leads to death.” Proverbs 14:12 We live in a culture that is steeped with independence, ...

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Built to Stand in the Storm

by Mary Cate

by Mary Cate

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“Everyone then who hears these words of mine and does them will be like a wise man who built his house on the rock. And the rain fell, and the floods...

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The Riches of God’s Grace

by Mary Cate

by Mary Cate

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“In him we have redemption through his blood, the forgiveness of sins, in accordance with the riches of God’s grace that he lavished on us.” Ephesian...

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Growing in the Lord

by Abby

by Abby

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“Therefore, dear friends, since you have been forewarned, be on your guard so that you may not be carried away by the error of the lawless and fall f...

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At the Mercy of the Waves

by Tim

by Tim

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“…it is a very small thing that I should be judged by you or by any human court. In fact, I do not even judge myself…It is the Lord who judges me.” 1...

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Learning to Sow Generously

by Mary Cate

by Mary Cate

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“The point is this: The person who sows sparingly will also reap sparingly, and the person who sows generously will also reap generously. Each person...

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Thanksgiving

by Abby

by Abby

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“Rejoice always, pray continually, give thanks in all circumstances, for this is God’s will for you in Christ Jesus.” 1 Thessalonians 5:16-18 These ...

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Spill Out Love

by Leland

by Leland

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“Finally, brothers, whatever is true, whatever is honorable, whatever is just, whatever is pure, whatever is lovely, whatever is commendable, if ther...

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A Lamp to Our Feet

by Reid

by Reid

38

“Your word is a lamp to my feet and a light to my path.” Psalm 119:105 Do you ever feel a little bit lost? Or maybe you’re unsure of how to make a c...

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Reject Apathy

by Mary Cate

by Mary Cate

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“To the angel of the church in Laodicea write: These are the words of the Amen, the faithful and true witness, the ruler of God’s creation. I know yo...

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Too Many Choices

by Brandon

by Brandon

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“There is one body and one Spirit—just as you were called to the one hope that belongs to your call—one Lord, one faith, one baptism, one God and Fat...

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Shine

by Leland

by Leland

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“In the same way, let your light shine before others, that they may see your good deeds and glorify your Father in heaven.” Matthew 5:16 My husband’...

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The Search is Over

by Sandi

by Sandi

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Jesus answered, ’I am the Way and the truth and the life. No one comes to the Father except through me. John 14:6 When I was in graduate school I wo...

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The Freedom of Limits

by Sandi

by Sandi

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“It is for freedom that Christ has set us free.” Galatians 5:11 When I talk with girls at camp about their faith and whether or not they want to fol...

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Always Good

by Mary Cate

by Mary Cate

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“The LORD is my strength and my song; He has become my salvation.” Psalm 118:14 I have been moved so deeply recently by the power of worship music. ...

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Frogs or Scorpions

by Hilary

by Hilary

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“Keep your heart with all vigilance, for from it flow the springs of life.” Proverbs 4:23 Through my thirteen summers at Greystone, every single tim...

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Keep Your Sight on What's Above

by Meg

by Meg

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“Finally, brethren, whatever things are true, whatever things are noble, whatever things are just, whatever things are pure, whatever things are love...

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I Knocked and He Answered

by Cecilia

by Cecilia

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“Ask, and it will be given to you; seek, and you will find; knock, and it will be opened to you.” Matthew 7:7 I will never forget the moment. I was ...

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Let God Wreck Your Plans

by Ashley

by Ashley

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“If anyone would come after me, he must deny himself and take up his cross and follow me. For whoever wants to save his life will lose it, but whoeve...

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Choose God

by Caroline

by Caroline

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“Do not withhold good from those to whom it is due, when it is in your power to do it.” Proverbs 3:27 The above verse is not a suggestion, a sweet t...

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Raisin Cakes

by Henderson

by Henderson

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“And the Lord said to me, ‘Go again, love a woman who is loved by another man and is an adulteress, even as the Lord loves the children of Israel, th...

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