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About aliveintheword

Missouri, USA Married to Marty, 45 years 2 sons (with 2 daughers-in-law) and 2 granddaughters Life dedicated to serving Jesus Christ and delivering the Good News

God Chats with Abel… How God has revealed.

God Chats with Abel… How God has revealed. Abel is the first sheep herder, or at least the first keeper of animals recorded in the Bible. Let’s pretend for a moment that God came to chat with Abel one starry … Continue reading

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Making our election sure a reminder from Peter (2 Peter 1:5-9)

Making our election sure a reminder from Peter (2 Peter 1:5-9) Peter reminds us of seven things we should do to live a righteous, godly life. Let’s review and briefly discuss them: 5 For this very reason, make every effort … Continue reading

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You’ve raised them. Now it’s time to let them go.

You’ve raised them. Now it’s time to let them go. It’s that time of year. Summer break is starting or has already started here in the USA. Many are sending our kids away for the first time. That’s tough! We … Continue reading

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The Tale of the Tel: Solomon’s Gates (1 Kings 9:15)

One of the lingering questions concerning the reliability of the Bible has been whether Kings David and Solomon ever really lived and if they did, was the nation of Israel a powerhouse or just a little backwater nation. Beginning in … Continue reading

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Jesus: The “Stare Down” Champion of All Time

Jesus: The “Stare Down” Champion of All Time Have you ever gotten into one of those “stare down” contests? You know, where two people stare at each other to see who blinks first? Most of us have at one time … Continue reading

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How do you want your Jesus? Perhaps with sugar and cream?

How do you want your Jesus? Perhaps with sugar and cream? Far too many professed Christians treat Jesus like their Starbucks order. They seek the Jesus they want instead of the Jesus that is. Even some churches and denominations approach … Continue reading

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A Christian’s Look at Time.

Some time back at the conclusion of our weekly Bible Study, my Rabbi (Pastor Michael) said something to the effect “I can relate to the eternity of time in the future, but it is much more difficult for me to … Continue reading

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“I commend to you our sister Phoebe” (Romans 16:1)

There are many obscure people mentioned in the Bible. Phoebe is mentioned only once. Yet she is one of the most important people in the establishment of the Church. It may seem strange, a woman occupying this role. but is … Continue reading

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Tale of the Tel: Megiddo, Crossroads of the Western World

In a comment to a recent blog, my friend Steven Sawyer asked me to write about Megiddo. Well, my friend, that’s no small undertaking! Megiddo is one of the most interesting and complex historical/archaeological places on Earth! In a series … Continue reading

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From the mouths of babes:

Too good not to share : Kids know! Shalom, Art

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