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Tattoos

Do not cut your bodies for the dead or put tattoo marks on yourselves. I am the Lord. —Leviticus 19:28 A verse I quoted in a recent blog article titled Nothing New Under the Sun (Cutting) generated some interesting comments along with the following question: Do you relate the tattoo craze to this verse as […]

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You Are Not a Mistake! (Who You Are In Christ)

Movie on 2011-05-29 at 18.23 Do you realize how special you are? Check out my latest blog. Trying to catch up to the techno generation. Just click on the “Movie” above and let me know what you think. Do you like blogs that are texts, movie blogs or both? Put in your vote.   If […]

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They Did Not Recognize Him

He was in the world, and though the world was made through him, the world did not recognize him. He came to that which was his own, but his own did not receive him. John 1:10-11   Have you ever felt like your prayers were not being answered? One day I had a mom in […]

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A Work of Art (Who You Are In Christ)

For we are God’s workmanship, created in Christ Jesus to do good works, which God prepared in advance for us to do. Ephesians 2:10 NIV   Have you ever felt like a failure? Or has someone told you that you are a mistake? Did you know that this is not the truth? In fact, you […]

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The Seed that Bears Fruit

I tell you the truth, unless a kernel of wheat falls to the ground and dies, it remains only a single seed. But if it dies, it produces many seeds. John 12:24   God never intended for us to hoard what He has freely given us. He wants us to take the Seed of Life […]

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A Wild Fire Burning Out of Control (Thought Life)

In addition to all this, take up the shield of faith, with which you can extinguish all the flaming arrows of the evil one. Ephesians 6:16   Recently, I was talking to a woman who said Satan had gotten a hold of her thought life. Can you relate? Have you ever struggled with dwelling upon […]

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Nothing New Under the Sun (Cutting)

What has been will be again, what has been done will be done again; there is nothing new under the sun. Ecclesiastes 1:9   King Solomon wrote that there is nothing new under the sun. But for those who desire to minister to hurting teens it seems as if a new issue has been gaining […]

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Lobster Pot or Smelting Pot?

Many of my favorite childhood memories were captured across the street from where I grew up. One such memory took place on a lazy day with the smell of the sea air on the soft summer breeze. I remember watching in amazement as my friend’s dad placed the largest pot I had ever seen upon […]

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Consider it Pure Joy

Pure Joy! This usually is not our first reaction when we face trials of various kinds. Yet, that is exactly what James, the brother of Jesus, is encouraging us to experience in the midst of trials and temptations. To be able to achieve this joy, we need to have the right perspective anytime a trial […]

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Welcome

Welcome to my new blog at Sunflower Press. I have set up different categories to help those who are busy find the type of articles and devotions they are looking for quickly.   Seeds to Grow By are general blogs written for everyone.   Seeds to Disciple By are blogs written for the person who […]

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