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Having a Thankful Heart

It’s a challenge to grow up with a thankful heart. From an early age we are exposed to a culture of complainers, gripers, grumblers, and critics. We complain about the weather, traffic, food, work, neighbors, bills, the government, church, and life in general. Worst of all, we are ungrateful toward God. It would be hard to count the number of complaints and criticisms that are daily spoken before Him and against Him. How can we, who have received so much, be thankful for so little? One of the great indicators of true spirituality is not measured by how many times...

The Other Side

A sick man turned to his doctor, as he was leaving the room after paying a visit, and said, “Doctor, I am afraid to die. Tell me what lies on the other side.” Very quietly the doctor said, “I don’t know.” “You don’t know?” the man said. “You, a Christian man, do not know what is on the other side?” The doctor was holding the handle of the door, on the other side of which came a sound of scratching and whining. As he opened the door, a dog sprang into the room and leaped on him with an eager...

I Love You, Jesus Christ

I love you Jesus Christ Your glory fills the highest place Your love I can’t deny You’ve been with me through it all always Your love I can’t deny You’ve made me change my ways I love you Jesus Christ All of my pain has flown away I cannot believe I started to see I was feeling weak Your love raised me from my two feet When I was so sad When I felt so bad When everything kept making me mad I love you Jesus Christ Your glory fills the highest place Your love I can’t deny You’ve been...

He Grew the Tree

He Created the Tree He molded and built A small lonely hill, That He knew would be Called Calvary. Then He made the seed, That would grow to be thorns That would make His Son bleed. Then He made a green stem Gave it leaves and then Gave it sunshine and rain And sheltered it with moss. With tears in His eyes, God looked down in time Saw Him spat upon, Beaten and mocked. Still, He grew the tree, That He knew would be Used to make The old rugged cross. Nothing took His life. With love He gave it....

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