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Christ Arose

Robert Lowry (1826-1899) was a Philadelphia Baptist preacher and hymn writer. In 1874, he wrote the popular hymn “Christ Arose!” He also arranged the tune. While having devotions one evening, he was impressed with the events associated with Christ’s resurrection when he read Luke 24:6-7. We read in 1 Corinthians 15:4; 13-14, our hope lies …

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Enriching Grace

Enrich[ing]: (1) To make rich or richer especially by the addition or increase of some desirable quality, attribute, or ingredient (2) To add beauty to (3) To enhance the taste of (4) To make (a soil) more fertile (5) To process so as to add or increase the proportion of a desirable ingredient Grace: (1a) …

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The Die is Cast

“Alea iacta est!” To many, this may appear merely gibberish or some form of mad gab. But I assure you, these words carry meaning. In fact, the words were proclaimed as world history as we know it was altered.  On January 10, 49 B.C. Julius Caesar spoke these words as he crossed a narrow stream …

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Do I Dare?

“‘Amazing Grace,’ How sweet the sound!” The composer of the beloved hymn, John Newton (1725-1807), had this hymn first published in what is called “The Olney Hymns” book. It was an illustration of potent ideologies of the evangelical movement in England at the time. The Amazing Grace tune as we know it was composed by …

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Like a Boss

Like a Boss. What comes to mind when you read these words?  For me, it brings back memories of the late 2000’s and early 2010’s when the “Like a Boss” trend was in full swing.  From the depths, merchandise and entertainment was defined by these three words. There was the #likeaboss, the “Like a Boss” …

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Serve to Lead!

“You don’t have to hold a position in order to be a leader.” – Henry Ford How does this resonate with you? Does it sound… wrong? It may be worth noting that sometimes leadership requires a person to expel their view of authority in a position to wear the true fabric of a leader.  A …

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