The Baby Leaps for Joy

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“And Mary arose in those days, and went into the hill country with haste, into a city of Juda; And entered into the house of Zacharias, and saluted Elisabeth. And it came to pass, that, when Elisabeth heard the salutation of Mary, the babe leaped in her womb; and Elisabeth was filled with the Holy…

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Have We Misplaced… Someone?

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“Now consider this, ye that forget God, lest I tear you in pieces, and there be none to deliver. Whoso offereth praise glorifieth me: and to him that ordereth his conversation aright will I shew the salvation of God.” Psalm 50:22-23 The term “forget” in the Bible goes beyond the basic idea of having a…

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Awake Out of Sleep

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And that, knowing the time, that now it is high time to awake out of sleep; for now is our salvation nearer than when we believed. Romans 13:11 This poignant admonition to the church at Rome was written during the Apostle Paul’s third visit to Corinth, which was undoubtedly one of the most wicked cities…

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Potential

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The following article was written by Hannah Glass and won 3rd place in the BFLW 2020 Essay Contest. “What will my child be? A doctor, a scientist, an astronaut?” These are some common questions a parent asks about their child; usually before they are born. Even before a baby is born, parents tend to start…

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Potential Unmeasurable

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The following article was written by Anna Morken and won 2nd place in the BFLW 2020 Essay Contest. ”Thou shalt not kill” The seventh of the ten commandments (King James Version, Ex. 20: 13). This command came straight from the mouth of God, yet today’s society directly breaks this commandment over one hundred thousand times…

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The Potential of a Life

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The following article was written by Miriam Madsen and won 1st place in the BFLW 2020 Essay Contest. According to the American Life League, over 61.8 million babies have been aborted from 1973 to 2018 (ALL). Although the Bible clearly states that life begins at conception, many people today diminish the value of life by…

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Motherhood is still something to celebrate!

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Proverbs 31:10  “Who can find a virtuous woman? for her price is far above rubies.”  As Proverbs 31 describes a virtuous woman it is easy for people to be distracted by all the work that goes into domestic life.  In reality, this is a proverb about the blessings of marriage and motherhood.  This month we are…

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What is Man, that Thou Are Mindful of Him – Part 2

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In the March website devotional I noted a few brief biblical responses to the question asked in Psalm 8:4, “What is man, that Thou art mindful of him”…?  It may be helpful to read or review the March devotional before you continue with April. With the absolute biblical foundation of the image of God in man,…

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What is Man, that Thou Are Mindful of Him – Part 1

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Each January many recognize “pro-life Sunday,” a day advocated by pro-life groups nationwide as a reminder of the Roe vs. Wade decision that was issued on January 22, 1973.  In a 7-2 decision by the U. S. Supreme Court, “… the Court ruled that the Constitution of the United States protects a pregnant woman’s liberty to choose to have…

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