Turkey temptations

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“Watch and pray so that you will not fall into temptation. The spirit is willing, but the body is weak” (Matthew 26:41 NIV). We’re traveling to Virginia to be with family for Thanksgiving. I’m loading up my Ford Expedition with eight adults (otherwise known as the “Combs Clan”). It’ll be fun, but it’ll be exhausting… Read more »

Let forgiveness flow

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“And forgive us our debts, as we forgive our debtors” (Matthew 6:12 KJV). “And do not grieve the Holy Spirit of God, with whom you were sealed for the day of redemption. Get rid of all bitterness, rage and anger, brawling and slander, along with every form of malice. Be kind and compassionate to one… Read more »

Give us this day

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“Give us this day our daily bread” (Matthew 6:11 KJV). Jesus taught us to pray to God saying, “Give.” Seems a little bold though, doesn’t it? I mean, shouldn’t we say please first or something? But no, Jesus teaches us to boldly ask the Father to “give.” I’m reminded of how my children asked for… Read more »

Thy vote be done

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“By my power kings govern, and rulers make laws that are fair.¬†Every honest leader rules with help from me” (Proverbs 8:15-16 CEV). We voted and we have our new president elect. Regardless of how we voted, as Christians our duty now is to support our new president and pray for him. When I voted this… Read more »

I rendered unto Caesar today

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“And he said unto them, Render therefore unto Caesar the things which be Caesar’s, and unto God the things which be God’s” (Luke 20:25 KJV). I rendered, I mean, I voted today. The lines weren’t that long at the local fire station where I’ve been going to vote for the past 20 years. I like… Read more »

Taking the church to the streets

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“Go to the street corners and invite to the banquet anyone you find” (Matthew 22:9 NIV). We took the church to the streets this past weekend in Wilson! We participated in Wilson’s 4th Annual Whirlygig Festival where more than 22,000 people attended. We sold baked goods that our ladies made and raffled off a Cracker… Read more »