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Accusations and Answers

In a low state of mind when I feel quite weak,                             (Ps. 69:2) There’s a voice in my mind that will start to speak.                     (2 Cor. 11:3) He accuses, and brings up all of my sins                                     (Rev. 12:10b, 12b) And just like that, a battle begins.                                               (Eph. 6:12)   “A child […]

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Bullying: A Survey

Before you begin reading this article I want to preface it by confessing that this was one of the most challenging things I’ve ever had to write. I received so much emotional feedback, and because many individuals responded with such powerful and painful words, some even bringing me to tears. Thank you for sharing your […]

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In the 1540s, the Netherlands—at that time seventeen provinces of what we call the Low Countries—was ready for a sweeping Protestant Reformation. The first part of the Reformation to make progress in the Netherlands was Anabaptism. The Anabaptists didn’t believe in baptizing infants and they would often retreat into their own communities away from the […]

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The Offense of Cyberbullying

How dare anyone mock another of God’s precious children? How dare anyone laugh at the physical or mental limitations that God in his wisdom gives to one of his children! We all have thorns; physical and psychological problems that cause us to be inadequate. These thorns are given us by God for countless reasons.  They […]

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The Daily Press

March 8- Read Psalm 13 At first glance, the beginning and end of this chapter don’t really seem to go together.  David is crying out to God asking when he will be delivered.  Verse 3 especially stands out, where he says, “Consider and hear me, O Lord my God: lighten mine eyes, lest I sleep […]

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Bullying

Bullying is an intentional, unprovoked, repeated action by one person to hurt or domineer a weaker person. Bullies often think of themselves as superior to the person they are attacking. A 2013 study conducted by UCLA in a public middle school uncovered some chilling facts about bullying. Middle school students who bully more are described […]

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Letter of Comfort for the Bullied Young Person

Dear brother/sister in Christ, I can truly say that I don’t know what you must be going through right now.  I have seen how they treat you and I hear the things that they say about you.  I see the Snapchat and Instagram postings that say all those terrible things about you.  It all makes […]

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Love

Come, let us look and see what love is; All love is God and God is love. Love starts with God. All love is His; Love had its birth in heaven above.   Come, let us look and see what love says: “I love Thee first — I really do — With all the strength […]

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Murder on a School Bus

The children entered the bus loudly the way that most children do. Each of them had a better story than the next, and each was determined to tell it louder than the other. But not all of them. One girl slipped quietly to a seat towards the rear of the bus. As the rest of […]

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Delivering the Helpless

God hates bullying. That needs to be stated not only because there is truth found in the quotation of George Orwell that “restatement of the obvious is the first duty of intelligent men.” It needs to be said, because it is the truth: “These six things doth the Lord hate: yea, seven are an abomination […]

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