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Peace Series: Let The Peace of God Rule

“But above all these things put on love, which is the bond of perfection.  And let the peace of God rule in your hearts, to which also you were called in one body; and be thankful” (Colossians 3:14-15). Three things … Continue reading

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Appreciating His Work

“He who mistreats his father and chases away his mother is a son who causes shame and reproach” (Proverbs 19:26). “The father of the righteous will greatly rejoice, and he who begets a wise child will delight him. Let your … Continue reading

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Why Don’t We Show Appreciation Here and Now?

When did Israel express appreciation for Moses?  When he died (Deuteronomy 34:7-8).  Not much appreciation was expressed before then, and when they did recognize how great a man he was, it was bit too late to do him any good. … Continue reading

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Appreciating Mothers

Greek word: Matar or meter “from Sanskrit ‘to measure’; but whether denoting the ‘moulder,’ or the ‘manager’ is debated” (Thayer). English word: Mother “(from) Middle English ‘moder’ … the change from the ‘d’ to the ‘th’ seems due to Scand. … Continue reading

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Appreciating Fathers

Greek word: Pater “from a root signifying ‘a nourisher, protector, upholder’” (Vine’s). “From root ‘pa’; lit. nourisher, protector, upholder” (Thayer). Aramic word: Abba. “Abba is the word framed by the lips of infants” (Vine’s). It is a tender affectionate term … Continue reading

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