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    Lessons from Hebrew

      Don’t worry, this isn’t a lesson in Hebrew. This is a lesson from Hebrew. Hebrew class to be exact. Two years ago I signed up for a Biblical Hebrew

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    Let the Redeemed

    Today’s entry is excerpted from New Hearts Helping New Hearts. A devotional to be published in 2016   When the accusers hear Jesus speak in Matthew 22:22, they marvel, and

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    Being a Mentor

    Something happened in the 20th century, and it seems to be gaining momentum as we enter the 21st. We’ve somehow forgotten how to be mentors. Now, I’m no expert in

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  • Substitute Mother

    May. The month in which Mother’s Day is celebrated on the second Sunday in the United States. While not all females are mothers, all females have mothers. For some, thoughts

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    Theresa “Pinky” Garrett: Clowning Around is Serious Ministry

    Three and a half years ago, I shared the ministry of Theresa “Pinky” Garrett here at Inspire a Fire. A lot has happened since that time. For more than 20

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Let the Redeemed

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Today’s entry is excerpted from New Hearts Helping New Hearts. A devotional to be published in 2016   When the accusers hear Jesus speak in Matthew 22:22, they marvel, and go their way. When the king in the parable of the wedding feast calls to those invited to the feast they take it lightly (verse 5) and go their way.

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Being a Mentor

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Something happened in the 20th century, and it seems to be gaining momentum as we enter the 21st. We’ve somehow forgotten how to be mentors. Now, I’m no expert in the field of education, but this I’m sure of: if you rely on a very few people to teach and mentor our kids, we end up with an annual parade

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Are you living?

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Often we are so intent on living a life of gratefulness and humility that we overlook our Lord’s desire that we truly enjoy our lives. He makes it clear in John 10:10 that He came to bring us life, and that we are to have it abundantly. Since Jesus rarely (if ever) associated “life” with the actual state of surviving,

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