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The Canopy of Grace

    “Generous in love—God, give grace! Huge in mercy—wipe out my bad record. Scrub away my guilt, soak out my sins in your laundry. I know how bad I’ve been; my sins are staring me down.” Psalm 51:1-3 The Message   I was surrounded by people of dubious character. Many of those around me […]

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A Father When An Uncle Won’t Do

When Jesus was looking for answers that weren’t available, He didn’t cry “Uncle.”   – He cried “Father!” “Jesus prayed this prayer: “O Father, Lord of heaven and earth, thank you for hiding these things from those who think themselves wise and clever, and for revealing them to the childlike.”  Matthew 11:25 New Living Translation […]

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Hope With a Long Shelf Life

“You intended to harm me, but God intended it for good to accomplish what is now being done, the saving of many lives.” Genesis 50:20 NIV  In one of the most emotionally charged scenes in the entire Bible, we become the ‘fly on the wall’ and witness it firsthand. Joseph, now the second in command in […]