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Explore Themes in Scroll of Remembrance – Section #7

In this final section of the interpretative guide, gain insight into some of the themes woven through the story. Blessings, Jim   Exploring Important Themes Pride and Humility The paired concepts of pride and humility comprise the major theme of The Scroll of Remembrance series. While most people think of

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Christian Life

Growing Generous Hearts

The Grinch! The iconic Christmas grouch, who is described as having a heart “two sizes too small.” But by the end of the story, his

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Our Daily Bread

Celebrating Diversity

East Kentwood High School’s 2019 graduation ceremony that honored the many countries of origin of the graduating class was a beautiful picture of diversity. It

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Our Daily Bread

Trusting God in Opposition

Today’s devotional came from a testimony highlighted by Open Doors, a ministry dedicated to strengthening Christians in places where they are threatened for the faith

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Our Daily Bread

The Need for Wisdom

When I stumbled upon the “Dad, How Do I?” videos, I found the kind way Rob Kenney shared advice, taught practical skills and encouraged viewers

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Books

A Prophetic Parable

Recently I shared with you about my new fictional book Passage to the House of Power that will be published this fall. It is the first

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Crosswalk

Weeding Out Bitterness

A British agronomist helped me win a long-standing argument with my husband. Learn more in this Crosswalk article about tending the garden of our hearts. All

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Our Daily Bread

Frolicking in Freedom

After a sermon entitled “Where is God” from Malachi 4, we received an email from a friend at church about how her father came to

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Books

New Book Coming Soon!

Seven years ago, I sensed the Lord telling me to embark on a journey to write a fictional story. I resisted the idea because the

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Our Daily Bread

Rise Again

It’s been fun to watch the Olympics this summer. Somehow I can become enthralled with niche sports like the long jump, hammer throw and fencing.

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Our Daily Bread

The Way of Faith

The shocking outcome of the 2017 World Cup qualifying soccer match between the U.S. and Trinidad and Tobago inspired today’s devotional. The Soca Warriors beat

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Our Daily Bread

A Remarkable Life

Today’s devotional reflects on the remarkable life of Catherine Hamlin, an Australian surgeon who lived most of her life in Ethiopia treating women who suffered

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Our Daily Bread

Pursued by Love

In my attempt to grow in appreciation of poetry, I have been reading both classic and contemporary poems. As part of this endeavor, I read

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Our Daily Bread

Anchored in Truth

Living in an old house means it has a lot of character and needs a lot of love. A conversation with a builder, along with

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Easter

He is Not Here

On the days leading up to Easter, I often think about to visits to the Garden Tomb, a lovely garden outside the city gates in

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