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02/07/05
It is difficult when obedience does not instantly bring nice things with it! I find it hard that some people are so hard hearted and manupilative in getting their way. Well written.
02/07/05
"Yet, I knew if we are willing to let God work over our flesh his gifts will be many. Not in money or material wants, but in emotional and spiritual fulfillment. Obedience to God is not a chore we should dread but a gift we should give openly and willingly." What a powerful paragraph to close on. It words will linger long upon my heart. Thank you for sharing this with us. His servant, Nancy
02/13/05
very powerful word imagery.

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