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About Lift the Cross of Jesus!

My day job is writing--I'm an author and publisher of a number of books. More on that later. But there is nothing of greater importance to me than the early morning hours I spend with the Creator of the Universe. Although He knows everything there is to know, His greatest delight isn't to give us knowledge, but to give us love. My highest joy is to watch the sun rise with notebook in hand and write the words he speaks to my heart. I want to share some of those words with you here . . . words on the cross.

Will We Open the Window?

Last night on the way home from my mother’s apartment, I found myself weeping and praying over the wickedness that continues to mount in the world around us, and specifically in York County where I live. Precious 20-something young people, … Continue reading

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GOD DID!

Remember what GOD DID in our lives . . . Continue reading

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Romans 8 Tank

Right now I am hiding. Can you see me? You will need “hope” to see “C. Hope” inside this tank.  As I memorized Romans 8, God kindly gave me this word: “Romans 8 is like a tank. I’ve hidden you … Continue reading

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Give Me Oil in My Lamp, Keep Me Burning

NOW is the time to invest in our future light. Continue reading

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We Hope for What We CANNOT See

We were saved in this hope, but hope that is seen is not hope; for why does one still hope for what he sees? But if we hope for what we do not see, we eagerly wait for it with perseverance … Continue reading

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Light–in a Dark Valley

Thy word is a lamp unto my feet, and a light unto my path (Psalm 119:105). LIGHT! If it’s true that God’s Word is lamp to our feet and a light to our path, then I think I just swallowed … Continue reading

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The Sufferings of This Present Time . . .

In 2017, I have been reciting this verse from Romans 8: “For I consider that the sufferings of this present time are not worthy to be compared to the glory that will be revealed in us.” Two years ago when … Continue reading

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Vets Guard the Cross

Who would have thought that our veterans would have to guard the cross and “keep the cross safe” in their own nation, the United States of America?  The GOOD news is that after the ACLU took the cross to court, … Continue reading

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What’s “New” in Your “New Year”?

What “new” will we pursue in 2017? Will that “new path” lead us away from the ancient path laid down for us by Jesus and by the Jewish prophets of old? Will that “new path” lead us TO Christ or … Continue reading

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Forgiving This Thanksgiving

When my mother showed me her paraphrase of the Lord’s prayer, one line caught my eye.  I memorized it because, frankly, I needed it, too: “Lord, help me to forgive those who tread on my faith, my feelings, and my … Continue reading

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