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The Daily Bible

by Jere Stansel On the first day of January this year, Gene and I began reading The Daily Bible - In Chronological Order, which happens to be a New International Version with devotional insights. It's paperback, so I feel free to bend it and mark it up as I please. I have read it through twice before, and found it to be a great devotional guide. Certainly, there are many ...

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The Heart of a Worrier

by Jere Stansel I am a worrier. I come by it naturally. My mother was and my sister is, too. I always thought if we were asked to join the Worrier's Society, one of us would be president. When I worry, about big or little things, that's when I draw comfort from the Psalms. I love the Psalms, and I think the reason is because the Psalms give a calming reassurance of God's ...

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Bragging Rights?

I'm a Huguenot. My maiden name is Gibert, pronounced "jĭ-bear" in French, and my direct Huguenot ancestry can be traced back for ten generations of male Giberts to one Pierre Gibert, ESQ. His son, Rev. Jean Louis Gibert, miraculously escaped a death sentence in France because, as a Protestant minister, he baptized a child. The time was the Reformation. Rev. Gibert later f...

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