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March 29, 2010

Finished

       

Just some early morning thoughts from me to you…

 

“A very large crowd spread their cloaks on the road, while others cut branches from the trees and spread them on the road.  The crowds that went ahead of Him and those that followed shouted, ‘Hosanna to the Son of David!  Blessed is He who comes in the name of the Lord!  Hosanna in the highest!’”         

Matthew 21: 8-9 (NIV)

 

We all have those days, and I was having a bit of one yesterday. (more…)

Posted by: Scott Whitaker at 9:47 am
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March 22, 2010

Think on These

Just some early morning thoughts from me to you…

 

“Rejoice in the Lord always.  I will say it again:  Rejoice!  Let your gentleness be evident to all.  The Lord is near.  Do not be anxious about anything, but in everything, by prayer and petition, with thanksgiving, present your requests to God.  And the peace of God, which transcends all understanding, will guard your hearts and your minds in Christ Jesus.

Finally, brothers, whatever is true, whatever is noble, whatever is right, whatever is pure, whatever is lovely, whatever is admirable—if anything is excellent or praiseworthy—think about such things…And the peace of God will be with you.             Philippians 4: 4-9 (NIV)

 

I wonder if his perspective about life would have been any different if he had a television set.   Then or today? (more…)

Posted by: Scott Whitaker at 5:56 pm
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March 15, 2010

Indeed

Just some early morning thoughts from me to you…

                                                             

Then he said to them all:

“If anyone would come after me, he must deny himself and take up his cross daily and follow me.  For whoever wants to save his life will lose it, but whoever loses his life for me will save it.  What good is it for a man to gain the whole world, and yet lose or forfeit his very self?        

Luke 9:23-25 (NIV)

 

Twenty-six thousand (26,000) children a day. (more…)

Posted by: Scott Whitaker at 2:04 pm
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March 8, 2010

A Happiness Zone

Just some early morning thoughts from me to you…

 

And He said:  “I tell you the truth, unless you change and become like little children, you will never enter the kingdom of heaven.  Therefore, whoever humbles himself like this child is the greatest in the kingdom of heaven.”  Matthew 18: 3-4 (NIV)

 

The best that I can recall how their Daddy related the story to me, was that my two Granddaughters, Hannah and Ellie Kate, were playing with their American Girl dolls at their home one recent afternoon.  (more…)

Posted by: Scott Whitaker at 10:54 pm
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March 1, 2010

A Better Spirit

Just some early morning thoughts from me to you…

 

In that day the wolf and the lamb will live together; the leopard will lie down with the baby goat. The calf and the yearling will be safe with the lion, and a little child will lead them all.”

                                                            Isaiah 11:6 (NLT)

 

Another cold morning has set in even as the sun rises to begin to warm a bit of the rest of the day.  All indications are that we can look forward to a few more freezing stretches throughout our area during the month of March.  (more…)

Posted by: Scott Whitaker at 7:22 pm
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