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Is it “Christian” to Defend Myself? How?

How does a man move on with his life after losing his wife and daughters to two ruthless home invaders who tortured, then killed them? For years, a nation both disgusted and captivated by a chilling crime in prototypical suburbia has wondered that. Dr. William Petit, the sole survivor now is piecing together the fragments of his shattered life. William said these words: “My only hope is for justice to be served and to do my best to honor the…

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The One-Armed Boxer: God is Rooting for You!

What if your heart burned so fervently that you were willing to do anything to be who you wanted to be… who you were destined to be? Perseverance is not a long race; it is many short races one after another.” – Walter Elliott There are a lot of reasons why we don’t succeed.  Most of my excuses have been to the tune of “I’m tired; I tried my best; I don’t have time; I’m only human; and I needed…

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Hells Gate: Worlds Collide

Hell Gates were a real structure in Jerusalem, and every person in New Testament times knew what they were and how specific God’s protection and power is for our lives!! If we understand how they were used, we learn more about how to fend off our Enemy, the Devil. “A Mighty Fortress Is Our God, a Bulwark never failing.”  – Martin Luther A bulwark, or a bastion, is a structure projecting outward from the main enclosure of a fortification, situated…

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God Meant It for Good?

Holly screamed as loud as her three year old little voice could muster. The team of nurses and doctors could not hold her still. You see, even though Down’s Syndrome developmentally delayed her socially and intellectually, God gave her an extra measure of strength.  In my estimation, He gives us all special gifts to make up for anything we may lack (we get the adventure of finding what they are). The doctor finally called to his nurse: “Get her parents…

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