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Finishing Well…

Read Joshua 19 Focus on verse 51 When my mother-in-law was told that she had terminal cancer, it was not welcome news. Certainly not for her, nor for us as her family. About half way into the remaining eighteen months … Continue reading

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Finitiative…

Read Exodus 39 Focus on verse 42-43 Back home on the farm my father would often assign me the task of driving the tractor when it was time to do the cultivating in the fall. I discovered an interesting principle … Continue reading

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Just Keep Going…

Read Exodus 6 Focus on verse 10-12 “Rome was not built in a day” is a saying that is meant to encourage when it seems that there is little progress evident when much effort has been spent. In other words, … Continue reading

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Going half way…

Read Genesis 11 Focus on verse 31 My father used to say to me “son, there is no shortage of people with initiative…but very few have ‘finitiative’”. In other words, most people get real excited about starting something new, but … Continue reading

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Never, Ever Give Up!

Read 2 Thessalonians 3 Focus on verse 13 I believe it was Winston Churchill who used the phrase “Never, never, ever give up!” to encourage the beleaguered British troops to stay strong when England was being carpet bombed by Hitler’s … Continue reading

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Unfinished Business…

Read Philippians 1 Focus on verse 6 Unfinished Business… Franz P. Schubert is considered by some to be the last composer of the classical era, and one of the first of the romantic composers. Schubert’s 8th symphony is often called … Continue reading

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Don’t Quit Now!

Read Matthew 24 Focus on verse 12 “It’s always darkest before dawn”. While I am not certain if the night literally is darkest just before dawn, I do understand that it is a saying, suggesting that circumstances in life often … Continue reading

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