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 By Ivy Joy Johnson    Opinion    June 29, 2022 

Delta Dawn When That Light Comes On

First, let us glory in the God Who gave us Old Glory, the stars and stripes.  Her grandeur has endured through the most trying times our nation has ever faced;  One nation, under God, indivisible,...

 

Delta Dawn When That Light Comes On

“Jesus is Lord of lords (priests) and King of kings and those who are with Him are called, chosen and faithful.” Revelation 17:14. “They went out and preached everywhere, the Lord working with t...

 

Delta Dawn When That Light Comes On

Week 23 In the world of baseball, when the pitcher has trouble striking out  batters, the Coach calls to the Bull Pen for another.  Likewise, God calls His church (Ekklesia), where His intensely...

 

Delta Dawn When the Light Comes On

“All Scripture is given by inspiration of God, and is profitable for doctrine (teaching), reproof (testing truth), for correction, for instruction in righteousness, that the man of God may be...

 

Delta Dawn When the Light Comes On

Father God, the Great I AM, wanted a Family. He began preparations in Genesis 1:1.  His Helper, Holy Spirit, verse 2, hovered over Home Base. (Holy Spirit is the ‘Mother’ side of God, the...

 

Delta Dawn When the Light Comes On

Humility plus honor welds our hearts together with God’s heart so that, fearfully, we honor and worship Him in spirit and in truth. “In the fear of the Lord there is confidence and His children...

 

Delta Dawn When The Light Comes On

Jesus found favor with God and with man as He submitted to His parents, for God’s favor follows a humble heart. The favor of God works in imagination with power. Disorder robs time, peace of mind...

 

Delta Dawn When The Light Comes On

Hunters and photographers buy a high-powered telescope or zoom lens so they can draw a good ‘bead’ on their target.  Now that some primary voting and ‘plank pushing’ has taken place, it is...

 
 By Ivy Joy Johnson    Opinion    May 4, 2022

Delta Dawn When The Light Comes On Week 17

It may be said that time and chance happen to everyone.  James 1:8 says it differently, “… a double minded man (who says one thing, does another) is unstable in all his ways…” And, there are...

 

Delta Dawn When The Light Comes On Week 16

Humility (getting together with God) is a step of that exposes, to us, what others already see in our character.  Humility also serves to halt deception.  Is this truth or lies?  Truth has a...

 

Delta Dawn When The Light Comes On Week 15

The Kingdom of Righteousness exercises discipline, an artform of self-control.  No automatic shift!  Good character is humility, forgiveness and patience bred into, taught to and caught by our...

 

Delta Dawn When The Light Comes On Week 13

Throngs of followers. Soldiers under orders. Corrupt governments allied. Crowds stirred up to anger. One Man, Jesus. God’s Love hanging between Heaven and Hell. Mercy is Greek for the Hebrew word...

 

Delta Dawn When The Light Comes On Week 12

Jesus never does ministry alone. He trains DO-ers! Twelve do-ers became Disciples; Apostles, Prophets, Evangelists, Pastors, and Teachers. Mark 16:16-20. Three stout-hearted fishermen, Peter, James...

 

Delta Dawn When The Light Comes On

America is God’s country.  By His design it was founded in 1620 by godly people we call Pilgrims.  With no book but the Bible and no king, but King Jesus, their intrepid spirit survived...

 

Delta Dawn When The Light Comes On

Humility is designed to bring order out of chaos.  A good character trait, humility simply says what God says and does what God does.  And, humility is the root word for ‘humor’.  Proverbs...

 

Delta Dawn When The Light Comes On

God gave us children to bring us hope and assure the future. “Behold, children are a heritage from the Lord; the fruit of the womb, a reward like arrows in the hand of a warrior, so are the...

 

Delta Dawn When The Light Comes On

A PRAYER: Father God, I thank You and praise You for bringing us through recent, harsh February weather.  Come!  Heal and restore where our farmers, ranchers, and rural families have suffered loss...

 

Delta Dawn When The Light Comes On

Parables and stories cause us to remember valuable life lessons.  Jesus’ Disciples asked, “Why do you speak to them in parables?”.  Jesus answered, “… Because seeing they do not see, and...

 

Delta Dawn When the Light Comes On: Week 6

Initiative sparked by incentive reaches for such deep desires as we are willing to strive toward. Humility cries out to the ‘unseen puller of our plow’; the Source of life, guidance,...

 

Delta Dawn When the Light Comes On

Humility is no one’s favorite word.  Its opposite, ‘arrogance’ is detested!  Humility may be defined as “acknowledging that achievement results from the investment others make into my life....

 

'Delta Dawn'

Hello, Sidney Sun Readers!  Looking for new this New Year?  Deltas are triangular.  This one has equal sides. Proverbs 4:7 tells us to get wisdom, get knowledge, and with all our getting get...

 

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