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Music Review: Colton Dixon – A Messenger

Colton Dixon rise in the music industry over the past year, began with his American idol Season 10 audition. He showered the nation with his voice and left impressions on every listener throughout his journey. He continues to make more impressions with his label, Sparrow Records. Colton’s first album, “A Messenger” contains uplifting, encouraging, and positive Christian music. It includes ...

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More Than Conquerors

No, in all these things we are more than conquerors through him who loved us (Romans 8:37). Once there was a king. This king was going into battle with his army. They would be fighting a much bigger, stronger, fiercer army, and the king’s men were afraid. Before the battle, the king went out to his men and held up ...

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The difference a “U” makes.

For God so loved the world that he gave his one and only Son, that whoever believes in him shall not perish but have eternal life.  (John 3:16 NIV) Lee Bramlett is a missionary that works with the Hdi culture, translating the Bible into their language. One night in a dream, God urged Lee to look up the word “love” ...

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Never Forsaken

God has said, “Never will I leave you; never will I forsake you.” (Hebrews 13:5b NIV) Every January, my family watches the video.  Every January, we watch Dad filming Mom and my sister as the three wait with their adoption group in the Chinese hotel.  Then, out of a doorway steps a man carrying a round bundle of . . ...

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The God Who Bears Our Burdens

“Blessed be the Lord, who daily bears our burden, the God who is our salvation.” (Psalm 68:19 NIV1984) A skit was performed at my grandmother’s church on Good Friday that deeply impacted me. After the pastor’s message, two well known ladies In the church seated themselves next to the pulpit, at a small table with coffee mugs in their hands, ...

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Forgotten

I’ve screamed so long my lungs are hoarse, my fists have slammed against the wall so many times the skin is broken and bleeding streaks of red down my bedroom wall. No one’s home right now. And even worse—I can swear no one is listening. Even if someone was, they must not care about me because nothing is changing. No ...

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Pizza on Earth?

O Little Town of Bethlehem, how still we see thee lie … O morning stars together proclaim the holy birth And praises sing to God the King and peace to men on earth Tis’ the season to be peaceful? Glaring lights, tinseled ornaments, merchants, advertisers, and profiteering corner salesmen lure the throngs of people to their bargain tables. Driving by ...

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Excuses, Excuses!

“So the angel said to her, ‘Do not be afraid, Mary, for you have found favor with God! Listen: You will become pregnant and give birth to a son, and you will name him Jesus.’” (Luke 1:30-31 NET) “So Mary said, ‘Yes, I am a servant of the Lord; let this happen to me according to your word.’ Then the ...

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Proclamation Establishing Thanksgiving Day

The year that is drawing towards its close, has been filled with the blessings of fruitful fields and healthful skies.  To these bounties, which are so constantly enjoyed that we are prone to forget the source from which they come, others have been added, which are of so extraordinary a nature, that they cannot fail to penetrate and soften even ...

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