Discouragement and the Power of Faith

by: Larry Davies | October 30, 2011

It’s been a difficult week for me and I was feeling a little discouraged. Then, in my devotions a couple of days ago, I read the following two quotes from “Amazing Grace: 366 Inspiring Hymn Devotions” by Kenneth W. Osbeck.   First Quote: “I’ve taught a class for many years; borne many burdens, toiled through tears […]

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Half-Timers: Looking for Significance

by: Larry Davies | October 26, 2011

My Uncle was the head of Parks and Recreation for one of the largest cities in the country: a demanding job managing thousands of employees. Several years ago, feeling the need to do more for God, he asked the leaders of his local church how he could become more involved. So, they asked him to […]

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Pushing Buttons on the River of Faith

by: Larry Davies | October 18, 2011

            Just before leaving, Jesus promised the disciples. “But you will receive power when the Holy Spirit has come upon you; and you will be my witnesses in Jerusalem, in all Judea and Samaria and to the ends of the earth.” (Acts 1:8) A great promise but before receiving the power of the Holy Spirit, […]

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Lord! Help Me Lose Weight Today!

by: Larry Davies | October 4, 2011

Oh Lord, I Pray… Help Me Lose Some Weight Today!                             Prayer and dieting have a lot in common.                         I have a confession to make. There has been too many covered-dish suppers and too few fasts in my life lately: too much sitting at the computer and too little running around the […]

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