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A NEGLECTED BOOK OF THE BIBLE

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All Scripture is given by inspiration of God, and is profitable for doctrine, for reproof, for correction, for instruction in righteousness. 2 Timothy 3:16 NKJV We all have our favorite Bible verse or verses, even a favorite Bible Book, but are there any Bible books we don't read or appreciate as much? Since I volunteered to teach adult Sunday school last summer, I looke...

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Choices

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Dear Members and Friends, I trust you are doing well and looking forward to ourvirtual service on Sunday! This week at Bandon Dunes golf club in Oregon the 120th U.S. Amateur Golf Tournament is taking place. I enjoy golf and hope to watch some of the competition this weekend. The tournament consists of two days ofstroke play (total number of strokes counted), with th...

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A GODLY LEGACY

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David prayed, "And give my son Solomon a loyal heart to keep Your commandments and Your testimonies and Your statutes, to do all these things, and to build the temple for which I have made provision." 1 Chronicles 29:19, NKJV God has blessed my wife and me with a beautiful family and I'm grateful for our children and our grandchildren. I think it was around the year 2000 ...

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Precious Anniversaries

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Dear Members and Friends, I trust you are doing well and looking forward to ourvirtual service on Sunday! Last Monday, August 3, marked the anniversary of my Dad passing away. Twelve years ago today, August 7, was his memorial service. Earlier that day, our family gathered for a private burial at the Veterans Cemetery in Bluffdale and later that night there was a pub...

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REVISITING A TRAGIC EVENT

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Fear not, I am with you; be not dismayed, for I am your God. I will strengthen you. Yes, I will help you. I will uphold you with My righteous right hand. Isaiah 41:10, NKJV Eighteen years before I wrote this devotional my wife and I were on a delightful Mediterranean cruise. I was walking around the track on the upper deck of the ship. Suddenly my wife appeared, startling...

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More before counted

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Dear Members and Friends, I trust you are doing well and looking forward to our virtual service on Sunday! In the mid-1840s, Ulysses S. Grant was a Second Lieutenant in the war between the U.S. and Mexico, with the prize being Texas. Grant later would become a two term president and write his memoirs and was the first former president to do so. In those writings, G...

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Pioneer Days

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Dear Members and Friends, I trust you are doing well and enjoying this state wide holiday. July 24 marks the 173th anniversary when the Mormon pioneers arrived in Salt Lake Valley in 1847. Their leader, Brigham Young, announced at the mouth of Immigration Canyon, "This is the place." Because we live in Utah, there's no escaping the significance of that event - it's pa...

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GOD USES THE BIBLE AND OUR EXPERIENCES

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Now when they had come and gathered together, they reported all that God had done with them, and that He had opened the door of faith to the Gentiles. Acts 14:21. NKJV What a wonderful journey my life has been. Several years ago I finished Volume I of Mud Pies and Memories. As I reflected on what God had done, I recalled other examples of what God had done in my life; a f...

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Raising Godly Children

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Dear Precious Saints of MBC, I trust you are doing well and looking forward to this coming Lord's day I'm writing this at my oldest son's home in Michigan. Earlier this morning, two of my sons left with their families to drive back to Oklahoma and Colorado where they live. Everyone but me went back to bed. Connie and I fly home tomorrow. Since last weekend ...

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Coping

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Dear Precious Saints of MBC, I trust you are doing well and looking forward to this coming Lord's day. People are coping with the current crisis in differing ways, most of which are only making matters worse. I have long held the belief that the best way to manage the anxiety and fears that arise from earthly chaos is by meditating on the peace and blessings ...

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