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Turn Towards God

“God is our refuge and strength, an ever-present help in trouble.” Psalms 46:1 (This photo was taken in September of 2014 on a morning walk in a neighborhood near Minneapolis, Minnesota)

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Life By The Spirit

“But the fruit of the Spirit is love, joy, peace, patience, kindness, goodness, faithfulness, gentleness and self-control.  Against such things there is no law.” Galatians 5:22-23 (This photo was taken in May of 2014 at a lake place in central … Continue reading

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Contentment

The words of Paul written in his first letter to Timothy… “But godliness with contentment is great gain.  For we brought nothing into the world, and we can take nothing out of it.  But if we have food and clothing, … Continue reading

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The Peace of Christ

“Let the peace of Christ rule in your hearts, since as members of one body you were called to peace.  And be thankful. Let the word of Christ dwell in you richly as you teach and admonish one another with … Continue reading

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Go And Do

“Rejoice in the Lord always.  I will say it again: Rejoice!  Let your gentleness be evident to all.  The Lord is near.  Do not be anxious about anything, but in everything, by prayer and petition, with thanksgiving, present your requests … Continue reading

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Daily Living

“Be joyful in hope, patient in affliction, faithful in prayer.  Share with God’s people who are in need.  Practice hospitality.” Romans 12:12-13 (This photo was taken in July of 2015 near Denver, Colorado)

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Believe

The words of Jesus while speaking to his disciples in the Gospel according to John… “I have told you these things, so that in me you may have peace.  In this world you will have trouble.  But take heart!  I … Continue reading

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Give Thanks

“Be joyful always; pray continually; give thanks in all circumstances, for this is God’s will for you in Christ Jesus.” 1 Thessalonians 5:16-18 (This photo was taken in September of 2016 at a lake place in central Minnesota)

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Treasure

The words of Jesus in the Gospel according to Matthew… “Do not store up for yourselves treasures on earth, where moth and rust destroy, and where thieves break in and steal. But store up for yourselves treasures in heaven, where … Continue reading

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Joy and Praise

“Love must be sincere.  Hate what is evil; cling to what is good.  Be devoted to one another in brotherly love.  Honor one another above yourselves.  Never be lacking in zeal, but keep your spiritual fervor, serving the Lord. Be … Continue reading

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