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Scripture plus Letters Equals Hope

by: Larry Davies | April 5, 2014

During Holy Week we remember what Jesus endured on the last week of his earthly life. Why? Why did Jesus have to suffer and die in this this way? What does it really mean? What follows are several Scripture readings accompanied by real letters sent in by our readers. My prayer is that you will […]

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Victory to Despair to Faith Conclusion

by: Larry Davies | February 22, 2014

In part one: My business experienced our best year ever but I was feeling despair. Why? In Scripture: Elijah witnessed the awe-inspiring power of God at Mount Carmel but never received the opportunity to savor it. Instead, an enraged Queen Jezebel wanted him dead, so Elijah escaped to the desert, alone and begged God to […]

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Struggling to Make it Through the Day

by: Larry Davies | February 15, 2014

For some reason, the readings below, seemed especially appropriate for the struggles I have been feeling and experiencing over the past few weeks. Yet at the same time, I feel a strong sense of peace that God is in control. Maybe you are experiencing the same angst. If so, the readings below may prove especially […]

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Success, Despair, Faith

by: Larry Davies | February 15, 2014

It was the best year ever. Our company shattered every sales record. Profits were exceptional. We even set a record for fewest customer complaints. It seemed that we could do no wrong. After the final results were tallied, we congratulated each other and handed out bonus checks. By the next day the celebrating was over […]

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Comfort and a Computer?

by: Larry Davies | February 9, 2014

I was a little slow entering the computer age, but it didn’t take long to see the potential. One benefit was learning how to use a Bible study program. I happened to be teaching a lesson on “comfort” which called for looking up examples.   So I searched the word: “comfort.” In just a few […]

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Advent: A Time to Forgive

by: Larry Davies | December 8, 2013

Years ago, a man told one of our small groups how his son was murdered in the midst of a robbery and the murderer was going on trial in a few days. With tearful eyes, the father described the struggle he would face, day after day sitting in a courtroom listening to gruesome testimony and […]

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Suitcases, Stress & The Holidays

by: Larry Davies | November 17, 2013

For a children’s message, I lined up ten suitcases and attempted to carry them all. “Let’s see, I can jam this one under my arm. This one can go on top of my head, while this one goes between my legs!”   I actually succeeded in picking up nine of the suitcases but as I […]

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Suitcases and Stress

by: Larry Davies | November 16, 2011

                                                  Here is a unique way to have fun! Line up ten suitcases and attempt to carry them all at the same time. “Let’s see, I can jam this one under my arm. This one goes on top of my head, while this one goes between my legs!”  Now, just to keep things exciting, invite […]

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Victory to Despair to Faith – Conclusion

by: Larry Davies | July 8, 2011

We enjoyed our best year ever but I was feeling despair. Why? Elijah stood alone against 850 prophets of Baal and witnessed the awe-inspiring power of God at Mount Carmel but never received the opportunity to savor it. Instead, an enraged Queen Jezebel wanted him dead, so Elijah escaped to the desert, alone and begged […]

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Victory to Despair to Faith – Part 1

by: Larry Davies | July 5, 2011

It was the best year ever. Our company shattered every sales record. Profits were exceptional. We even set a record for fewest customer complaints. It seemed that we could do no wrong. After the final results were tallied, we congratulated each other and handed out bonus checks. By the next day the celebrating was over […]

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