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Got Gifts This Year???

Wishing each and every one of you a Merry Christmas filled with warmth and love!!!

I was reminded during quiet time this morning that we have a purpose here on this earth other than keeping the mousepad and keyboard warm.  Jesus told us many things but only gave us one commandment.  He told us to love the Lord God with all our heart, soul, and mind, and to love our neighbor as our self. 

Jesus showed us the way to love.  He didn’t show a half-love, or a tough love, He loved all unconditionally.  Jesus didn’t look at what people did, He looked at what their heart attitudes were.  He never condemned anyone for their sins, He forgave them.  The exception being with the Pharisees who committed the sin of rejecting Him.  While none of us reject Jesus the way we might reject the opportunity to jump off the Empire State Building in pink shorts, how many of us have rejected this command He gave?  Read the rest of this entry »

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 To Know the Heart of God – John 14  

By Karen Houston                                 

Jesus TeachesWe pick up in chapter 14 where Jesus and the 11 disciples are in the upper room, Judas Iscariot had just left.  Jesus addresses the 11, speaking words of comfort.

John 14:1 (New King James Version)

1 “Let not your heart be troubled; you believe in God, believe also in Me.

 Knowing the forthcoming events (arrest, crucifixion) which will affect the disciples, Jesus comforts them.  In actuality, they should be comforting Him, but in demonstrating servanthood (Mat 20:26-28), Jesus teaches that faith in Him will Read the rest of this entry »

Karen Houston

Hi, my name is Karen. I will be your hostess as we journey into God’s Word, grasping nuggets and keys to vibrant living through Christ!

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In His Love,
~Karen