Monthly Archives: May 2012

Encouragement

The rebuilding of the temple was put on hold as recorded in Ezra 4 but the prophets Haggai and Zechariah encouraged that the work continue in Ezra 5; with vision, confidence, and a desire to fulfill God’s command. The lesson … Continue reading

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It’s Right in Front of You

The second of a four part series on “Stories for the Road” was brought to us last Sunday at my church. To catch up on the series or if you think it might be of some help for someone you … Continue reading

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Shelter From Storms

In a previous post Roadblocks We Face, I mentioned that God can provide shelter from the storms we face. Sometimes when we feel down, a song can lift our spirits. Here’s one for today: Shelter Me – Bruce Carroll, Billy … Continue reading

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How They Spent Their Dash

Originally posted on Step Ahead:
Memorial Day Commemoration (Photo credit: davidyuweb) Memorial Day is observed annually in the United States on the last Monday of May. It originated after the Civil War and honors all Americans who have died in…

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Roadblocks We Face

When the enemies of the returned exiles heard about the rebuilding of the temple, they asked if they could help but their past idol worship was known. The Israelites had absolute confidence in God but didn’t trust their enemies so … Continue reading

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