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“Father Abraham had many sons. Many sons had father Abraham.”

I grew up in elementary school singing this song and never understanding what it was talking about.  I understood that Abraham was a great guy in the Bible and I understood that he was the “father of many nations” and that probably meant that he had a good many family members.  One of the only reasons I knew that was because the songs said so.  But that was about the extent of my elementary knowledge.  But as I was singing, I was unknowingly telling about a great story of faith and trust.  A story that shows us the power of God and the power of our faith in God. Read More

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Check out Mary Landon’s passion for the thing that fills us all. His living water! John 4:14

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20. There are 20 places in my house alone that I can access clean water (not including my pool full of it). There was not a single place in Batey San Rafael, Dominican Republic that had clean water.165 people drank, bathed, and cooked with the same dirty unpure water. The children were sick; they drank the water their mother bathed in. The mothers cooked with the water their neighbors went to the bathroom in. It was a never-ending cycle of dirty water. In 3 days 29 brothers and sisters in Christ were able to change 165 people’s lives for forever. The water crisis is not only the world’s thirst for clean water, but also the world’s thirst for the living water-Jesus Christ. In the past 7 days in the Dominican Republic, our team not only got to share purification for their water, but we also got to share purification for their…

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if youre ready come and get it

taxiheard it once like this. It’s a busy day on the streets of New York. You have just walked out of a meeting late and now it’s put you behind for the rest of your day. You hail a taxi and get in, the driver sees you are clearly flustered yet he blasts the most annoying music that has ever entered your now turning red ears (probably some Miley or something wink wink). He turns down the wrong street then begins to hack at you with verbal insults and at that point you’ve had enough… you hit him. This enrages the driver and he kicks you out. You have been punished for your sin. Read More