Author: SLPAGE

Gone for Good

8 The Lord is merciful and gracious, slow to anger and abounding in steadfast love. 9 He will not always accuse, nor will he keep his anger forever. 10 He does not deal with us according to our sins, nor repay us according to our iniquities. 11 For as the heavens are high above the earth, so great is his steadfast

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It’s tough out there

“I appeal to you therefore, brothers and sisters, by the mercies of God, to present your bodies as a living sacrifice, holy and acceptable to God, which is your spiritual worship. Do not be conformed to this world, but be transformed by the renewing of your minds, so that you may discern what is the

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Be strong and bold

“Be strong and bold; have no fear or dread of them, because it is the Lord your God who goes with you; he will not fail you or forsake you.” -Deuteronomy 31:6   Moses had led the people out of bondage, crossed the Red Sea, and given the people the Law on My. Sinai.  He

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Do the right thing

“So let us not grow weary in doing what is right, for we will reap at harvest time, if we do not give up.”  Galatians 6:9   Feeling tired?  Over-burdened?  Weary?  Like anyone, I have my days of weariness too, when I feel worn out, maybe not “used up,” but certainly worn out.  Life can

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A higher standard

Back in the early part of this century many people in positions of leadership were looking to the year 2020 as a goal for fulfilling their vision of the future.  It seemed logical at the time.  After all, 2020 is the number we relate to perfect vision. How convenient was that?   All kinds of goals

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Be anxious for nothing

“Be anxious for nothing . . .”  The apostle Paul wrote these words as he was winding up his letter to the church in Philippi (Philippians 4:6).  They are part of a grouping of general exhortations which was Paul’s customary way of ending his letters to churches.  Here in this letter Paul was trying to encourage

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Are we showing others the way to Christ?

I don’t know about you, but the older I get the more I find myself looking back to the past with growing fondness.  The world didn’t seem so complicated back then.  Everything seemed much simpler.  TV only had 3 channels and they went off the air for a few hours every day.  There were no

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It will be the same, only different.

I’m writing this article from my home in Maryland.  We made a quick trip back to take care of some business matters and check on our house.  Usually we drive about halfway stopping for the night somewhere near Dayton, Ohio.  That way the trip is broken up into two 8-hour shifts. In making this trip

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To be, or not to be…

“To be, or not to be, that is the question: Whether ’tis nobler in the mind to suffer The slings and arrows of outrageous fortune, Or to take arms against a sea of troubles And by opposing end them.” Shakespeare penned these words over 400 years ago, yet the question still begs an answer in

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Together again

How are you holding up? If you are like me, you are getting really tired of this quarantine.  Let’s be real here, we are all anxious for it to be over.  Some people have gone so far as to protest the government to reopen. The Camden County Commission has sent a letter to the governor

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