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Why Should We Pray? – Jonah 2 – part 2

Have you ever prayed out of AFFLICTION not AFFECTION?   I have!  This is how Jonah prays and we see that’s it’s okay. From inside the fish Jonah prayed to the Lord his God Jonah 2:1. This is the first time … Continue reading

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Experiencing God

Are you in one of life’s storms?  “Into each life some rain must fall” writes Henry Wadsworth Longfellow.   For some of us there’s not a cloud on the sky, for some it’s drizzling on us. Others of us – it’s raining. Some of us have been … Continue reading

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A Living Hope – Job 19

Have you ever been crushed by what a friend or family member has said?   Have you ever crushed a loved one with your words?  In today’s scripture Job’s friends have crushed him with their words.  When people are hurting they … Continue reading

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The Do’s and Don’ts of Comforting

Do you find it challenging to know what to say or how to respond to people who have experienced a great loss?  We may mean well, but if we’re not careful we can easily stick our foot in our mouth.  … Continue reading

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