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“And when the dew that lay was gone up, behold, upon the face of the wilderness there lay a small round thing, as small as the hoar frost on the ground. And when the children of Israel saw it, they said one to another, It is manna: for they wist not what it was. And Moses said unto them, This is the bread which the LORD hath given you to eat.” Exodus 16:14-15 Remember the Nursery Rhyme we were taught as children: “Old Mother Hubbard went to her cupboard to get her poor dog a bone.  But when she got…

“There is no fear in love; but perfect love casts out fear, because fear involves torment. But he who fears has not been made perfect in love” (I John 4:18, NKJV) The morning news is really not the best way for me to start my day. A constant stream of gloom and doom pours out of the radio as I prepare breakfast. I hear about crime, terrorism, disasters, stock market upheavals, and dire predictions about the future. This week’s fear-producing word seems to be pandemic. Before I realize what is happening, my mind fills with anxiety and what if’s. I…

If you are anything like me, we tend to get impatient. I sometimes get road rage. Then there are those times that I wonder why God hasn’t answered the prayer that I prayed. If we are exercising our faith properly, patience is a natural by-product. Those two things, FAITH + PATIENCE = TRUST.  Remember the life of Job? Remember all that happened to him, all that he went through, and all that he lost? He was true to God through the whole process, never wavering. His trust in God Almighty was incredible. Sometimes God brings us through the fire to make us who…