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A Small Seed

Today was a really interesting day for me. During bible class, our bible teacher (who you know as Shaun, the senior editor of this site) took our class outside. He told us to separate and head off by ourselves to simply read the bible (because apparently that’s what you do in bible …

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Love That Shines Through The Dark

Love is a word that can be misused and abused. When we talk casually, we might say “I love that song” or “I love this game!” But what is love? Love is the most powerful and majestic gift that God has given us. Love can save someone. Love can build …

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What Does It Take?

This is a question some people may have. What does it take to get into heaven? What do you have to do, and who do you love? Well let’s tackle these questions by using a passage in Luke. In this teaching a man approaches Jesus asking him how to attain …

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Don’t Pass It By

Easter is upon us. A time to ponder and reflect. To cry and weep. To laugh and celebrate. To eat chocolate, to watch the arrival of spring, and the renewal of life. For some it is the time of love and joy, for others it is a time of great …

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Kony 2012 – Loving Your Enemies

In light of the recent Kony 2012, an interesting question arises for the follower of Christ. In Matthew 5 in Jesus’ sermon on the mount he says: “You have heard the law that says, ‘Love your neighbor and hate your enemy. But I say, love your enemies! Pray for those who persecute you! In …

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When I Fall Down

When I fall down into a pit of despair, I’ll reach for your love and give you my heart to repair. When the darkness surrounds me and shuts out the light, I’ll pray to you and ask for the strength to fight. When the world tells me lies I don’t …

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Ultimate Best Friend

Everyone goes to God when they are in need of help and feel stranded, and I know that lots of people tell you that you just need to talk to him all the time. Lately, I’ve realized it is so much more than just going to him and talking to …

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Trusting Ice

Recently, I went on an experience that was completely new for me. I tried ice climbing. Frontier Lodge, a Christian camp puts on the program “Intro to Ice,” and an older friend encouraged me to go. I definitely don’t regret the experience. However, when it was done, I didn’t just …

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In Jesus Name, Amen

When we pray, what do we say to God. Are we asking him for things or are we praising him? Let me tell you this, God is not a genie. He does not pop out of a lamp and grant you wishes out of the blue. Sometimes when we pray, …

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The River That Never Stops Flowing

As long as you love me I’ll stay by your side I’ll be your companion your friend and your guide. As long as you love me as long as you care  I’ll do anything, I’ll go anywhere. I’ll bring you the sunshine to comfort your fears, I’ll gather up rainbows …

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