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MORE PRECIOUS THAN JEWELS

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More Precious Than Jewels “Who can find a capable wife? She is far more precious than jewels.” (Proverbs 31:10) Beth’s recent email is proof of the wise young woman she is. I wish more young women solved their problems like she does. Here’s what she wrote: “Claudia, I don’t know what I do that encourages the distance between Mark and me. Our anniversary is next week, and I only see grounds to observe it, not […]

SUMMER BIBLE READING CHALLENGE

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Summer Bible Reading Challenge Tired of deciding what Bible study to do? There are so many good ones available and if you’re like me, you want to do them all. Why not take this Summer Bible Reading Challenge? Choose a book in the Bible and read it through, verse by verse. Some days you may read two verses, some days ten, you decide. After you read, use a notebook or journal and record your answers […]

STRAIGHT ARROWS

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Straight Arrows Behold, children are a gift of the Lord; the fruit of the womb is a reward. Like arrows in the hand of a warrior, so are the children of one’s youth. How blessed is the man whose quiver[1] is full of them; they shall not be ashamed, when they speak with their enemies in the gate. Psalm 127:3-5 Think about arrows. Even if you don’t know a whole bunch about them, you would […]

EVERYONE HAS A STORY

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EVERYONE HAS A STORY It’s not a bad idea to think about the day Jesus came into your life. Everyone has a story and they are all important. You should be ready to share your story. If you don’t have the facts down, this is a good worksheet to begin with. Let me know what you think. I welcome your comments and questions. Email me at judyspeaksandwrites@gmail.com WHERE WERE YOU? 1. What was your life […]

THE COUNSELOR

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THE COUNSELOR And I will ask the Father, and He will give you another Counselor to be with you forever— John 14:16 It was early, the first gray light of dawn jut peeking over the hill outside my window. I love it when the world is still and I seem to be the only one awake. I sing, pray out loud and wait as the Word of God settles in and speaks to me. I […]

DON’T WE ALL WANT PEACE

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Don’t we all want peace? Peace I leave with you. My peace I give to you; not as the world gives, do I give to you. Let not your heart be troubled, nor let it be fearful. (John 14:27) Peace doesn’t come automatically. Harassing situations often cause us worry and sometimes we even become hostile. It’s not natural to seek peace. So we must deliberately cultivate a different attitude. When we look in God’s Word […]