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How To Measure Up to God’s Standard, Part 2

“Therefore, this is what the Sovereign LORD says: ‘Look! I am placing a foundation stone in Jerusalem, a firm and tested stone. It is a precious cornerstone that is safe to build on. Whoever believes need never be shaken. I will test you with the measuring line of justice and the plumb line of righteousness.” (Isaiah 28:16-17a NLT) In Part 1 of this post, we left Israel in limbo waiting through 400 years of silence from God. I can’t imagine living my whole life without any sign or word from … [Read More...]

Daily Bible Studies


1 Thessalonians: A Life of Faith; The Gospel, Part 3

The Bible states God is the God of Hope. He offers His hope to us through the good news of the Gospel. By the life, death, and resurrection of Jesus Christ, we can accept one of the many gifts of the Gospel–hope. Because of the Gospel, we have hope for our trials, our diagnosis, our […]


Scripturegraphic: New Creature

Scripturegraphic: New Creature by Mary Kane

Extreme makeovers are very popular. Usually makeovers are only skin deep, but God offers the ultimate makeover–one that reaches deep into the heart. Only with Jesus do we have the chance to become a new creature. To learn how to become a new creature please click on the Scripturegraphic link below.   Scripturegraphic: New Creature

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Take 5!


Take 5! Words of Life by Mary Kane

Words are everywhere … happy words … angry words … loving words … hurtful words. Billboards, walls, books, newspapers, magazines, even our hearts are full of words. The words we store in our hearts affect our attitude, our character, and our destiny. Let’s fill our hearts with words of life. To learn more about how […]

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How To Pray Podcast: Praying God’s Word

Welcome to our first podcast in the How To Pray series. Today we discuss the topic of how to go about praying God’s word. Jane VanOsdol and Mary Kane discuss several ideas that will help you to develop the powerful habit of incorporating God’s word into your daily prayers. Whether you’ve tried this before or you’re […]

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Walking in Truth, Podcast #3: Created for Him!

Thank you for joining us in our Colossians series. Today Mary Kane and I (Jane VanOsdol) will be discussing Colossians 1:13-17. This session finds us exploring how we were each created for God.We also learn that God is involved in every facet of our lives. For such a small book of the Bible, Colossians is […]

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