Monthly Archives: September 2017

THE MIND OF A CHILD

Luke and The Lost As a former first grade teacher, I have a ton of “kid” stories to tell and have shared quite a few of them here on this daily blog. Randy was a fifth grade teacher in his … Continue reading

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GLAD I’M NOT HIM!

Luke and The Lost We all do it. We compare ourselves to others. Admit it. We compare our stuff next to their stuff. We often say “at least” at the beginning of our comparison statements. At least MY yard is … Continue reading

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PERSISTENT, TENACIOUS FAITH

Luke and The Lost We pray and sometimes we must wait. Does that mean God isn’t working on our behalf? No. God listens to our cries for help. Jesus assures us of that in our next passage. Sometimes we wonder … Continue reading

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HE SIMPLY COMES

Luke and The Lost We have heard many stories and predictions concerning the coming of Christ. Every time a prediction is announced and publicized, I imagine Jesus looking down and saying, “Nope, not today, give them one more day.” As … Continue reading

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AND HE WAS A SAMARITAN!

Luke and The Lost How grateful to God are we, church? He created everything. He is in all and above all. He protects us. He provides for our needs. He transforms us and give us a new life in Him. … Continue reading

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WHAT DO WE EXPECT?

Luke and The Lost “Look at me, grandma!” says every grandchild who wants to show off a new talent or accomplishment. “I cleaned my room. Come and see! says every child doing it well for the first time and they … Continue reading

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FAITH, UNMEASURED

Luke and The Lost Imagine a scrawny little first grader on the school playground. A couple of older, bigger boys attempt to harass him and cause him trouble. Apparently it started on the bus earlier that morning. As the teacher … Continue reading

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