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Light in the Valley of the Shadow of Death (part eight)

Do you not know that your body is a temple of the Holy Spirit within you, whom you have from God? You are not your own… (1 Corinthians 6:19) Initially, Gil and I spoke to very few people about the cancerous tumor in … Continue reading

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Light in the Valley of the Shadow of Death (part seven)

But that leak was not going to make it onto my list of things to attend to that day – or any day for the foreseeable future – because I had just been given the news, less than eighteen hours before, that I had cancer. It turned out that the infection in the salivary gland near my right ear, was not an infection after all. It was a deadly tumor of unknown origin and I had no way of knowing, on that morning, if it was the only cancerous tumor in my body. Continue reading

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Prayer (ninth in a series)

Although intercessory prayer is something every Christian is called to do we are not necessarily called to pray, on an ongoing basis, for every person who asks us for prayer. It may be that God prefers someone other than you to pray for a particular person. Perhaps he has someone else in mind for whom he wants you to intercede. However, if the Lord keeps placing that person on your heart, in a way that does not feel like an unpleasant burden, then he’s probably calling you to pray. Continue reading

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