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  • "As Water Reflects a Face"

    As water reflects a face back to a face, so one's heart is reflected back to him by another. PROVERBS (27:19)  כַּמַּיִם הַפָּנִים לַפָּנִים כֵּן לֵב הָאָדָם לָאָדָם מִשְׁלֵי כז:יטka-ma-YEEM ha-pa-NEEM la-pa-NEEM, ken lev ha-ah-DAM la-ah-DAM
  • Shabbat Shalom ✡

    Shabbat Shalom ✡ "Righteousness Shall You Pursue"
  • THORNS OF LIFE

    “…a thorn in the flesh was given to me…” (2 Corinthians 12:7)   What is a thorn? The American Heritage Dictionary says that a thorn is a modified branch in the form of a sharp, woody spine. It can cause sharp pain, irritation, or discomfort.   Have you ev...
  • ACCEPT YOUR WEAKNESSES

    (2 Corinthians 12:7    To keep me from becoming conceited because of these surpassingly great revelations, there was given me a thorn in my flesh, a messenger of Satan, to torment me.   God knew that these surpassingly great revelations would tempt Paul to become conceited and t...
  • HOW TO ENCOURAGE YOURSELF IN GOD

    Don’t you love those times in life when you are really enjoying God’s blessings and experiencing God’s joy? Don’t you just love it when you love the life you live?   Then there are those other times, times when life is challenging, when it’s drudgery and hard wor...
  • Are You Weak or Something?

    What? Are You Weak or Something? : 2 Corinthians 12:9   WHEN WE ARE WEAK, WE ARE STRONG: We live in a world full of people struggling to be, or at least to appear, strong in order not to be weak; and we follow a gospel which says that when I am weak, then I am strong.   Ackno...
  • TRANSPARENT PRAYER

    Father, if you are willing, take this cup from me; yet not my will, but yours be done. ~ Luke 22:42   READING: Luke 22:39-46 Jesus took His disciples to Prayer Mountain and then withdrew from them to pray. Luke says it was a usual act of Jesus, an ideal modeling from the Lord for “...
  • FRUITS OF REPENTANCE

    Therefore, he is able to save completely those who come to God through him, because he always lives to intercede for them. ~ Hebrews 7:25READING: Luke 3:8-14 John the Baptist told the crowds to bear fruits of repentance. They asked, “What shall we do?” He told rich people to give to...
  • SAVING FAITH

    If you confess with your mouth, “Jesus is Lord,” and believe in your heart that God raised him from the dead, you will be saved. ~ Romans 10:9 READING: Romans 10:5-13 Faith in faith does not save us. Faith in God does not save us. What Christians believe is very specific....
  • ✡ Jewish Wisdom

    "He Established the World" ✡ Jewish Wisdom     He made the earth with His might, He established the world with His wisdom, and with His understanding spread out the heavens. JEREMIAH (10:12)  עֹשֵׂה אֶרֶץ בְּכֹחוֹ מֵכִין תֵּבֵל בְּחָכְמָתוֹ וּבִתְבוּנָתוֹ נָטָה שָׁמָי...