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“Being confident of this very thing, that he which hath begun a good work in you will perform it until the day of Jesus Christ:” Philippians 1:6 I am sure that every one of us has an unfinished project somewhere in our home.  We saw an interesting pattern and purchased the materials to make it, but just never got around to finishing it.  Every few months we probably pull it out and maybe work a bit on it, but then it gets put aside until later. We keep telling ourselves that we are going to complete it, and maybe someday…

O death, where is thy sting? O grave, where is thy victory? I Corinthians 15:55. Praying about this article, I felt impressed to share the following poem that I wrote recently: Comfort and Hope Weep not as those who have no hope of life beyond the grave. This was the reason Jesus came. His precious life He gave. He rose again and this we know that death has lost its sting. The dead in Christ shall rise again and will forever sing. Just rest assured you’ll see once more this one you’ve laid to rest. Their faith was strong in…

“Shew me thy ways, O LORD; teach me thy paths. Lead me in thy truth, and teach me: for thou art the God of my salvation; on thee do I wait all the day.” Psalm 25:4-5. Like most of David’s psalms, this one is a prayer.  David starts out by declaring his personal relationship with God.  He uses the words “my God, I trust in thee.” So many people today use the words “my God” in daily conversation, but David used it here as a recognition that he knew God intimately.  It was not spoken lightly, but in sincerity. It…