The Vineyard Song
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The Vineyard Song

Written by Danika Delello “What more could I have done for my vineyard than I did? Why, when I expected a yield of good grapes, did it yield worthless grapes?” Isaiah 5:4 In Isaiah chapter five, a song is written about a vineyard. The singer had a loved one, he says, and his loved one...

We are Sea Glass
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We are Sea Glass

Written by Jordan Stafford We are sea glass. Let me explain. Broken and shattered bottles tossed aside by undesiring hands create the beautiful sea glass found along many shores. With each pounding wave and each blow against the seafloor, fragments are broken off from each side. Broken glass can be refined for decades as the...

The Joy of Knowing
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The Joy of Knowing

Written by Danika Delello Psalm 54:4, “God is my helper; the Lord is the sustainer of my life.” When the Christians that I know go through trials, I hear many of them talk about how they find their comfort in the Lord. They tell me that even though their circumstances are painful, they find joy...

February 14, 2019February 14, 2019by
Love
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Love

By Fred Volk, Ph.D. In First Corinthians, the Apostle Paul describes what love is when he states unequivocally that no matter what we have gained in our lives in terms of accomplishments and material wealth, and no matter what we have done in our lives in terms of giving and service, that if we have...

December 17, 2018December 20, 2018by
Peace
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Peace

By Jennifer Redmond, M.Ed. In the protestant tradition, the focus of Advent is most often on the arrival of Jesus—Emanuel, God with us. But one season, that focus dramatically shifted for me. Five years ago, I was 8 months pregnant at Christmas; in a few short weeks I would become a mother. Many days I...