Tag Archives: Christian living

Gift #1096: Liberty Tree

I’m sitting quietly in my living room, listening to the booming and popping of firecrackers going off all around.  The lightning bugs are putting on their own show in the backyard forest and I must say they are more beautiful … Continue reading

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Gift #1083: Covenant with Israel

Today’s covenant follows the descendants of Abraham.  A tumultuous history led his family to Egypt to avoid famine in Canaan, but 400 years passed before they would go home again.  The people of Israel endured centuries of slavery and were desperate … Continue reading

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Gift #1080: Covenant with Adam

The very first covenant God makes takes place at the dawn of creation.  As the world is breathing its first breath, God makes a covenant with the creature into whom He has poured His own breath- Adam.  Indeed, Adam (and … Continue reading

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GIft # 1053: Promise of Glory

Arise, shine, for your light has come, and the glory of the Lord rises upon you. See, darkness covers the earth and thick darkness is over the peoples, but the Lord rises upon you and his glory appears over you.  Nations will come to … Continue reading

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Gift #1052: Promise of Light

The people walking in darkness have seen a great light; on those living in the land of deep darkness a light has dawned.  You have enlarged the nation and increased their joy. Isaiah 9:2-3a In the beginning was the Word, and the Word was with … Continue reading

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Gift #1049: Promise of a Savior

And I will put enmity between you and the woman, and between your offspring and hers; he will crush your head, and you will strike his heel.  Genesis 3:15  The Lord himself will give you the sign. Behold! The virgin will conceive a child! … Continue reading

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Gift #1048: Preparing for Christmas

For the posts leading up to Christmas, I usually try to do a theme that’s been on my heart.  This year I’d like to focus each day on an Old Testament prophesy about the coming Messiah and then its fulfillment … Continue reading

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Gift #1042: Thanksgiving Praise #2 – Found

Today’s blog features one of my favorite parables that Christ told.  “Or suppose a woman has ten silver coins and loses one. Doesn’t she light a lamp, sweep the house and search carefully until she finds it? 9 And when she … Continue reading

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Gift #1041: Thankgiving Blessing #1 – Rest

Today’s words are probably one of the best loved of Christ’s invitations: “Come to me, all you who are weary and burdened, and I will give you rest.  Take my yoke upon you and learn from me, for I am gentle … Continue reading

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Gift #1040: Preparing for Thanksgiving

It’s hard to believe that Thanksgiving will be this week; I can’t comprehend how the days are flying by so fast.  And then preparations for Christmas start.  That is always a very busy, stressful time because my family living here  go for a … Continue reading

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