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Indeed Only One

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Are you getting the alerts sent to you? Are your security settings up-to-date? At the click of a button, reminders can flood you from every possible avenue you can think off.  What’s today’s weather? How many steps did I take today? Did my bank balance drop to a dangerous low? Pick up the groceries. Oh, my manicure is due today. I almost forgot, I have a date night with my husband tonight! And on and on it goes! All this controlled by apps and the proper settings on our “mobile brain”, I meant mobile phone. Life is so busy that we need reminders to get things done. Before mobile phones and clever reminder apps, life seemed simpler. Advertisements promised that we would have more time. It seems to me I have less time. The same 24 hours is now crowded by nagging beeps throughout the day reminding me of all things I did NOT do! “Come to me, all you who are weary and burdened, and I will give you rest. (Matthew 11:28) No matter how many times we read this verse, if we are not ca

Go Deeper!

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Go Deeper “And he, stooping down and looking in, saw the linen cloths lying there; yet he did not go in.” (John 20:5) This is the account of the disciple that arrived at the tomb to confirm the story Mary Magdalene was sharing. His eagerness to decipher the story Mary was telling caused him to run fast. He arrived, His eyes saw and then he stopped. Why didn’t he go in? As a student of the Word of God I know that I just can’t read the Word, close the Bible and walk away. The Lord wants to open my eyes and cause my ears to hear more than what my physical body is telling me through my senses. Peter arrives at the tomb and he looks, but then, “went into the tomb; and he saw the linen cloths lying there, and the handkerchief that had been around His head, not lying with the linen cloths, but folded together in a place by itself.” God requires us to go closer and to discover a deeper revelation. Peter walked into the tomb. He did not know all that was happening, but his desire