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Heart of darkness...

Colonel Kurtz: Did they say why, Willard, why they want to terminate my command?

Capt. Benjamin Willard: I was sent on a classified mission, sir.

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Ezra 8 When a Leader is Ashamed Not to Trust God

How many Christian leaders do you know that are actually embarrassed to rely on the world to help them?  Ezra was that kind of guy.  Ezra chapter 8 gives us a look at some real godly leadership. 1,415 more words

Appreciating the Parts of the Bible: The Return from Exile to Jerusalem

After the Persians conquered the Babylonians, they allowed the Babylonian captives to return to their homeland. As the exiled people returned to Jerusalem, they faced the daunting task of rebuilding the Temple, the city walls, and their own homes in order to resettle there. 401 more words

Become A Chocolate Connoisseur

Dedicated to my beautiful, amazing, mother, Roseann.

If my life was ever good, it was always because of you. You gave me the strength to fight when I was weak, courage when I was afraid, a reason to believe when I was questioning everything, and more love and patience than any one child could ever need in a hundred lifetimes. 317 more words


Memorable Scripture Faith in Action

Then I proclaimed a fast there at the river of Ahava, that we might humble ourselves before our God, to seek from Him the right way for us and our little ones and all our possessions. 280 more words


Memorable Scripture Let your Light Shine.

And Ezra came to Jerusalem in the fifth month, which was in the seventh year of the king. On the first day of the first month he began his journey from Babylon, and on the first day of the fifth month he came to Jerusalem, according to the good hand of his God upon him. 229 more words


Laying the Foundation - Ezra 3:8-13

“[T]he people could not distinguish the sound of the joyful shout from the sound of the people’s weeping, for the people shouted with a great shout, and the sound was heard far away.” (Ezra 3:13 ESV) 409 more words