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Part 7 and 8 of It’s Time to Open the Attic Door

THERE’S NO PLACE LIKE OUR HOME Life in our home was out of control.  It was hard to get through one day without something upsetting my father and I thought the police had our address on speed dial.  Leaving the … Continue reading

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Sheltered in the Arms of God – Dottie Rambo Cover Song

“Surely goodness and mercy shall follow me all the days of my life, and I will dwell in the house of the LORD forever.” – Psalm 23:6  SHELTERED IN THE ARMS OF GOD Writers: Dottie Rambo, Jimmie Davis Verse 1 … Continue reading

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Holy Spirit and Self Control – Another Short Devotional

Do you lack the ability to CONTROL Yourself? Many do. But help is on the way through the power of the Holy Spirit. Join me today for another short devotional. If you would like to watch the video version:    … Continue reading

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PART 5 & 6 OF IT’S TIME TO OPEN THE ATTIC DOOR

WHEN BULLIES WERE COOL AT SCHOOL Attending school was a nightmare. In grade school there were the battles. My brothers were picked on because they were short and had to wear glasses. Bill and Terry were bullied back in the … Continue reading

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Lamb of God – Cover Song

John 1:29 Behold the Lamb of God, which taketh away the sin of the world! I want to thank the Lord Jesus for taking my place, forgiving my sin and allowing me to become a Child of the King! Behold … Continue reading

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BABIES, BABIES, AND MORE BABIES Part 5 of It’s Time to Open the Attic Door

BABIES, BABIES, AND MORE BABIES  Life became a procession of children with a total of 6.  My parents either did not believe in birth control or did not know how to practice it.  The doctor was not happy when my … Continue reading

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Holy Spirit We Need You!

I remember explaining to my friend, how important the Holy Spirit was to my life. How we needed His infilling and guidance. She said she was afraid to open her life to Him. Today’s devotional explains WHO The Holy Spirit … Continue reading

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They Could Not – Cover song

Holy Week, Monday after Palm Sunday, we remember what Jesus was facing. The Cross, the grave, and then RESURRECTION! Jesus, our Savior, the Son of God, could not be kept in the grave. If we ask for forgiveness of our … Continue reading

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Holy Spirit – Faith and Healing Another Short Devotional

One of the gifts Holy Spirit gives us is Faith, and we use that faith to receive healing. This is another short Devotional. Please join me in this study of God’s Word! You can find a  video version of my … Continue reading

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Holy Spirit Please Give Us Wisdom – Another Short Devotional

Welcome the Holy Spirit into your life. Do you need to know what to do? Do you need WISDOM? James 1:5 Now if any of you lacks wisdom, let him ask for it from God, who gives to all without … Continue reading

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Until Then – Another Favorite Hymn

I’ve been so busy doing..WHAT?   I couldn’t tell you.  But I did find time to record one of my favorite Hymns.  Until Then.  I am so excited about that wonderful day when our Lord Jesus returns to take His children … Continue reading

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Holy Spirit – Our Gift Another Short Devotional

Welcome to another short Devotional! Jesus promised to send us the COMFORTER when He went to Heaven. The Holy Spirit rested on Jesus as He walked this earth. We need to be desirous of a relationship with the Holy Spirit … Continue reading

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His Eye Is On The Sparrow – The Hymn

His Eye is On the Sparrow is a gospel song, written in 1905 by Civilla D Martin and Composer Charles H Gabriel.   Mat 6:26 Look at the birds! They don’t worry about what to eat—they don’t need to sow or … Continue reading

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Be Still and Know – Cover Song

Be Still and Know, Written by Steven Curtis Chapman. This song, while not a Hymn, is based on scripture. Most Hymns were. Psalm 46:10 Be still, and know that I am God: I will be exalted among the heathen, I … Continue reading

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Holy Spirit Sanctify Us – Another Short Devotional

Hello, welcome to another short devotional.  To continue our study on the Holy Spirit, we’re going to look at an important step following Salvation.  We need to live a sanctified life, a life like Jesus lived.  I hope you will … Continue reading

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BLESSED REDEEMER – THE HYMN COVER SONG

BLESSED REDEEMER -A beautiful old Hymn, written in the 1900’s. Casting Crowns wrote and recorded it with a different melody. No matter which rendition, this is a beautiful song. I hope you will think about the words and think about … Continue reading

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The Holy Spirit – Our TRUTH Another Short Devotional

With so many voices demanding to be heard, how do we know who is telling the truth? We have one that Jesus told us would come when He proceeded to Heaven. The Holy Spirit. New York has passed a bill … Continue reading

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The Friend of a Wounded Heart – Cover Song

The Friend of a Wounded Heart. While not a hymn, it certainly is a song that has touched many hearts. Written by Wayne Watson but made popular by the Brooklyn Tabernacle Choir, directed by Carol Cymbala, the wife of Pastor … Continue reading

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How Long Has it Been? A Spiritual Song

How Long Has it Been. A beautiful spiritual song written by Mosie Lister in just 10 minutes. This song has been sung by many over the years and has a powerful message; Wait on the Lord in prayer! I hope … Continue reading

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Holy Spirit – Our Friend another short devotional

The Holy Spirit is our friend. He wants to walk with us and be our guide. Jesus went to Heaven and the Holy Spirit came to be our help, our comfort and to teach us. It is time to get … Continue reading

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Amazing Grace, God GIFT to you and I

I can do ALL THINGS THROUGH CHRIST which strengtheneth me    Philippians 4:13 What a comfort to know that the Lord equips His saints when He assigns them a task. Do you have a question or problem you would like … Continue reading

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I Love to Tell The Story – The Hymn and Story

The first Heaven’s Hymn of 2019, “I Love to Tell the Story”. This is a great song with an even greater message. Michael walked by and joined me tonight. I hope you will sing along as well! I remain your … Continue reading

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It’s Time to Open the Closet Door Part 3

A MARRIAGE MADE IN? I do not know how my parents met, other than they “met one day”, according to my father’s diary. I do know this: neither family was supportive of their marriage.  They married anyway.  My father was … Continue reading

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Happy New Year! The Holy Spirit – Another Short Devotional

There has been a long lapse since my last post. I’ll explain why! Happy New Year to you all! When Jesus prepared to leave, He told His disciples about Who was to come in His place, The Holy Spirit. Another … Continue reading

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Merry Christmas! Welcome to a Live Christmas Tree Program in 30 Minutes

The Live Christmas Tree This Christmas season is not complete without a Church Christmas Program. I’ve condensed this Live Christmas Tree production to 30 minutes complete with a testimony from Pastor Paul Furrow and an opportunity to accept Christ as … Continue reading

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Deck the Halls and Bake Some Cookies!

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Have Yourself A Merry Little Christmas

Christmas is the time to celebrate the birth of our Savior, Jesus Christ. It seems that this time of year people are more apt to put away their differences and remember their love for family friends and all of mankind. … Continue reading

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Give Thanks – Cover Song And a Proclamation from President Lincoln

As I sit in my chair reflecting on my day, I am content.  I am happy that I was able to spend time with people I love.  Happy that I was able to provide a beautiful meal in a warm house and sit … Continue reading

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Come Just As You Are

I woke with the words “Come just as you are” on my mind. This led me to a wonderful devotional written by Rick Warren in 2017. I also found the song by the same name, sung by Crystal Lewis. We … Continue reading

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God’s School for all His Children

We must go to school. As a Christian, our goal should be to mirror the attributes of our Lord, Jesus and that doesn’t include comparing ourselves to each other. Today’s short devotional is an excerpt from James Ryle “Rylisms”. To … Continue reading

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There is Power in the Blood – A Hymn written by Lewis E Jones

A classic Hymn, reminding us that nothing can wash away our sins except the blood of Jesus. My former Pastor is 89 years old and retired from the largest A/G church in town.  He is still hosting a Hymn sing once a month  and leads a Bible … Continue reading

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