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God’s Goodness Abounds

Daily Truth:  “They shall utter the memory of Your great goodness, And shall sing of Your righteousness.”  Psalm 145:7  NKJV How many times have you locked keys in your car, forget a dear friend’s birthday, or miss an appointment?  We have lives that are fully scheduled. It is nearly impossible to remember everything on our plates if it were not for the alarms and
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Back to School and On Our Knees

  Daily Truth:  “If God is for us, who can be against us?”  Romans 8:31 School buses in the neighborhood means that school is back in full swing.  Morning alarms are set for the new schedule.  New books to study, new friends to meet, new teachers to greet, and children with a variety of emotions. Some children look forward to the routine, meeting new friends,
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Sing, It Does a Heart Good

Daily Truth:  “They shall utter the memory of Your great goodness, And shall sing of Your righteousness.”  Psalm 145:7  NKJV Why is the musical The Sound of Music so popular?  It is a wonderful, true story about the singing Von Trapp family.  One of the most memorable lyrics in the score is, “the hills are alive, with the sound of music.”  The hills (God’s creation)
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The Value of Memories and Praise

Daily Truth:  “They shall utter the memory of Your great goodness, And shall sing of Your righteousness.”  Psalm 145:7  NKJV How many times have you locked keys in your car, forget a dear friend’s birthday, or an appointment?  We have lives that are fully scheduled. It is nearly impossible to remember everything on our plates if it were not for the alarms and calendar
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Can You Hear Me Now?

Daily Truth:   “If anyone has an ear, let him hear.”  Revelation 13:9 NKJV How many times have you lost a connection on your cell phone?  It is frustrating to say the least. It is also frustrating when you speak to your children and they do not answer. Listening is a skill that needs to be taught.  In this world of changing technology and fast
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I am Bored…Where is Contentment?

Daily Truth   “Not that I speak in regard to need, for I have learned in whatever state I am, to be content…” Philippians 4:11 Children at the close of summer sometimes begin to lose their contentment. Well, maybe parents too.  Your family has been swimming, biking, hiking, reading, camping, vacationing, visiting, and now everyone is beginning to look forward to getting into a different routine
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Power Up “Sons of Thunder” are Coming: Caring for the Active Child

Daily Praise: “James the son of Zebedee and John the brother of James, to whom He gave the name Boanerges, that is, ‘Sons of Thunder’” Mark 3:1 I smile every time I read the verse Mark 3:1.   Jesus gives the nickname “Sons of Thunder” to two young men.  Any parent or teacher of boys or active children knows how rambunctious some children can be.  When active
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How to Teach Children to Love One Another

Daily Truth:   “A new commandment I give to you, that you love one another; as I have loved you, that you also love one another.”  John 13:34  Encouraging children to help and serve others creates self confidence, exhibits love for one another, and takes the focus off of themselves.  In John chapter 13 of the Bible, Jesus tells us to love others as He has loved us.  Remind
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It Is Finished: Jesus’ Last Words on the Cross

Daily Truth:   “It is finished!” And bowing His head, He gave  up His spirit. John 19:30 “It is finished!”  What powerful last words spoken by Jesus on the cross.   He had completed all that was asked of Him by God the Father. Do we follow what God asks of us?  At the end of our lives we want to hear, “Well done thou
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He is Risen! – Easter Story Cookies

Daily Truth:  “He is not here; He has risen, as He said [He would do]. Come, see the place where He lay.”  Matthew 28:6   He is risen! The cry of Easter is heard throughout the World. He is risen! That phrase separates Christianity from all other religions. My kids have been singing, “Christ the Lord is risen today”  all week. So, they don’t
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