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Water for the Thirsty

One hot, humid summer afternoon I was sitting on my deck when I heard a delivery truck approaching our cul-de-sac. I watched as the driver knocked on my neighbor’s door. Mary greeted him with a smile, took a small parcel, and then said to him, “Would you like a glass of cold water?”The driver eagerly accepted her kind offer.

As this scene of Christian love and service unfolded before my eyes, I recalled how Jesus had declared that his kingdom people would be marked by their deeds of mercy, like giving a drink to a thirsty person. A simple gesture ...

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Link2Life for October 24, 2014

Reaspome and Mary.

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Putting God First

  Thank you for reading my meditation. I wish I could tell you that I followed Christ and obeyed him instantly. During my college years my faith ...

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We Are Not Forsaken

When we have challenges, we often think that no one will understand. We believe that we are all alone in our difficulties. It is tempting ...

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