Monthly Archives: September 2017

JOY

Luke and The Lost and Found What brings pure joy to our lives? Is it winning a prize, paying off debt, or accomplishing a challenging task? These will bring personal joy, but is it a joy to be shared with … Continue reading

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RESCUED

Luke and The Lost There seemed to be millions of cars and trucks speeding past on the expressway from Oklahoma City to Shawnee that day. We had received a frantic call that Randy’s grandmother was taken to the emergency room … Continue reading

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WALKING ALONG WITH JESUS…

Luke and The Lost What would it have been like to physically walk along the road behind or beside Jesus? Imagine it. You are there because there is something about Him that draws you to follow Him. You don’t want … Continue reading

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THERE’S STILL ROOM!

Luke and The Lost “How fortunate the one who gets to eat dinner in God’s Kingdom!” Luke 14, The Message The Story of the Dinner Party 15 That triggered a response from one of the guests: “How fortunate the one … Continue reading

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BE A BLESSING

Luke and The Lost Momma, thought it was time for me to sing a solo at church. We came from a very musical family. Grandpa led worship at our church. Either mom or Aunt Edith played the piano. Family gatherings … Continue reading

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JESUS CONFIDENCE

Luke and The Lost Confidence. We all want it. We want our children and grandchildren to have it. We know confident, unwavering people are successful in what they do. But what does confidence really mean? I looked it up…It is … Continue reading

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HOW CAN I PICTURE GOD’S KINGDOM?

Luke and The Lost It was a grand weekend of listening to a powerful, spirit led speaker and worship music that filled our souls with praise for God. I was one of the organizers, helped in the kitchen, helped lead … Continue reading

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APPLE TREES AND LITTLE BOYS

Luke and The Lost The little first grade boy, pale and thin, was a force to be dealt with every single day of school. He was asked to leave another elementary school. He enrolled in our school. His parents moved … Continue reading

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WHEN YOU LEAST EXPECT, EXPECT

Luke and The Lost Randy and I watched a rerun of the movie, “Left Behind” a few days ago. When you watch a movie a few times you begin to analyze it, thinking deeper thoughts than with the first time … Continue reading

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STORAGE

Luke and The Lost It’s testimony time. Randy and I are both at the age of retirement. Our government tells you when to retire. Often your workplace tells you when to retire. So we did retire just recently. We make … Continue reading

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