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  • Teach a Man to Fish

    And Jesus said to them, "Follow me, and I will make you become fishers of men." Mark 1:17 ESVWhile growing up, I spent a lot of time on the rivers near my home in South Carolina. The black water of the Waccamaw was just a few miles away and fishing and hunting were a normal part of everyday life in ...
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  • Signs That Make You Wonder

    While God also bore witness by signs and wonders and various miracles and by gifts of the Holy Spirit distributed according to His will. Heb. 2:4 ESVOnce while in a band, I was witnessing to several people who were outside at a party. It was dark outside and I really felt the presence of the Holy Sp...
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  • Fly Like an Eagle

    He was like an eagle hovering over its nest, overshadowing its young, Then spreading its wings, lifting them into the air, teaching them to fly. Deut 32:11 ESVWhen an eagle has its young, it lines the inside of its nest with feathers, fur and other soft material to make the little ones comfortable i...
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  • The Outcasts

    Behold, at that time I will deal with all your oppressors. And I will save the lame and gather the outcast, and I will change their shame into praise and renown in all the earth. Zephaniah 3:1719 ESVMy brother and I went into the garden once again and picked some bell peppers to eat for breakfast. ...
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  • The Master Carpenter

    Behold, how good and how pleasant it is for brethren to dwell together in unity! Ps 133:1 KJVWood, I grew up around it. Often I was carrying it, sawing it, nailing it or pulling the splinters from my hands. My dad was a carpenter for 55 years, so I grew up with woodworking and I have always enjoyed ...
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  • The Repetition Competition

    For You will not delight in sacrifice, or I would give it; You will not be pleased with a burnt offering. The sacrifices of God are a broken spirit; a broken and contrite heart, O God, you will not despise. Psalms 51:1617 ESVWhen I first came to the Lord, I was so ecstatic that I wanted to make up f...
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  • An Open Door

    Let us therefore come boldly unto the throne of grace, that we may obtain mercy, and find grace to help in time of need. Hebrews 4:16 ESVAccess to God was very limited before Jesus came. There was a thick curtain in the temple that separated the people from the Holy of Holies where Gods presence dwe...
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  • The Redeemer

    Thus says the LORD, your Redeemer, who formed you from the womb: I am the LORD, who made all things, who alone stretched out the heavens, who spread out the earth by Myself. Isaiah 44:24 ESVIn the Bible when someone was in trouble, danger, or in need, a male relative could redeem them. This relativ...
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  • Scary Movies

    For God hath not given us the spirit of fear; but of power, and of love, and of a sound mind. 2Tim. 1:7 ESVHave you ever felt a sense of dread come over you? Have you been afraid of that monster in the closet or under your bed? My older brother who had the driver's license, was a horror movie fan an...
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  • Shout To The Lord

    Oh sing to the LORD a new song; sing to the LORD, all the earth! Psa. 96:1 ESVI was still nervous as I took the microphone. The singers in our praise and worship team had failed to show up, and the rest elected me to lead them that day. I did not want to, but I got somewhere quiet, prayed and heard ...
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  • In God I Trust

    When I am afraid, I put my trust in You. In God, whose word I praise, in God I trust; I shall not be afraid. What can flesh do to me? Psalms 56:3 ESVTired and needing a rest, David had been on the run from Saul. His own father-in-law was seeking to kill him out of pure jealousy. Everything that Davi...
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  • A Bridge Over Troubled Water

    He who finds a wife finds a good thing and obtains favor from the LORD. Prov. 18:22 ESVOne morning I was praying in my room, my mind aimlessly drifting from one thing to another. I saw a picture of my wife and I walking together on the beach. Then it occurred to me that her birthday was coming up so...
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  • The Third Day

    And behold, there was a great earthquake, for an angel of the Lord descended from heaven and came and rolled back the stone and sat on it. His appearance was like lightning, and his clothing white as snow. And for fear of him the guards trembled and became like dead men. But the angel said to the wo...
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  • Skeletons in The Closet

    So Joseph went after his brothers and found them near Dothan. But they saw him in the distance, and before he reached them, they plotted to kill him. Here comes that dreamer! they said to each other. Come now, lets kill him and throw him into one of these cisterns and say that a ferocious animal dev...
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  • Dirty Laundry

    Consider the lilies, how they grow: they neither toil nor spin, yet I tell you, even Solomon in all his glory was not arrayed like one of these. But if God so clothes the grass, which is alive in the field today, and tomorrow is thrown into the oven, how much more will he clothe you, O you of little...
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  • Jesus Loves Me, This I Know

    And from Jesus Christ, who is the faithful witness, and the first begotten of the dead, and the prince of the kings of the earth. Unto him that loved us, and washed us from our sins in his own blood Rev. 1:5 ESVJesus loves me this I know, for the Bible tells me so; Little ones to Him belong. They ...
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  • RHM April 2015 Newsletter

    So then the Lord Jesus, after He had spoken to them, was taken up into heaven and sat down at the right hand of God. And they went out and preached everywhere, while the Lord worked with them and confirmed the message by accompanying signs. (Mark 16:19–20 ESV) April Newsletter - 2015 H...
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  • The Pack of Nails

    And you shall remember the whole way that the LORD your God has led you these forty years in the wilderness, that He might humble you, testing you to know what was in your heart, whether you would keep His commandments or not. Deut. 8:2 ESVIt was a hot day in the summer and I was helping an elder at...
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  • Sifted Like Wheat

    Simon, Simon, behold, Satan demanded to have you, that he might sift you like wheat, but I have prayed for you that your faith may not fail. And when you have turned again, strengthen your brothers. Luke 22:31 ESVPeter told Jesus that he was ready to go to prison and die for Him if needed, a very bo...
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  • The Fish Hotel

    Now the word of the LORD came to Jonah the son of Amittai, saying, Arise, go to Nineveh, that great city, and call out against it, for their evil has come up before me. But Jonah rose to flee to Tarshish from the presence of the LORD. Jonah 1:13 ESVThe Lord told Jonah to go to the city of Nineveh, b...
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