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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.

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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My 23rd Psalm by Betty Keenan

Thank you for the kind replies on social media and in person about my latest post,          “Her Vote Counted”.  My mother is resilient to say the least.  I hope you’ll be encouraged as your read her paraphrase of Psalm 23 from … Continue reading

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Her Vote Counted

My vote counted. Your vote counted. More than anyone else I personally know, my mother’s vote counted. For years my mother has worked at the polls. Last Tuesday she struggled just to get there to cast her own vote. Her … Continue reading

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Jesus’ Cross is Lifted Again in Iraq!

Friends, let’s REJOICE with the Christians in Iraq right now! The cross has been a flashpoint of war since ISIS invaded Iraq.  We will NEVER forget that the victory belongs to Jesus,  His cross, His blood, His name, and His power. Jesus’ … Continue reading

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Is the Cross Dangerous?

Is the cross dangerous? Vladimir Lenin thought so. In November 1917, when he seized power in Russia, Lenin’s soldiers climbed steeples and pinnacles of churches and tore down the cross and replaced it with the red star of the new … Continue reading

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THE WORLD IS NOT WORTHY OF THEM

Originally posted on Connecting with You!:
August 5, 2016 – Erica Grace, ex-missionary to South America, challenges us to remember unsung Hebrews 11 type heroes! Have you ever known people in the ministry that you felt didn’t receive their due…

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Public Vow to “Break the Cross”

This blog is called LIFT JESUS’ CROSS. Let’s look at how far the devil has been able to go in expressing his VISIBLE animosity toward the cross of Jesus.  Look at this: MIDDLE EAST “ISIS has publicly vowed to “break … Continue reading

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Crosses Torn Down in China

I just received word today that Chinese house churches are calling for nationwide prayer from September 26 to 28 for religious freedom in their country. Persecution inside China has increased “where church leaders are going to prison, are being sent … Continue reading

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Focus on the Person, Not the Pain

Jesus said, “I focused on my Father, and kept the pain secondary.” Continue reading

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Unemployed coal miner who confronted Clinton invited her to join revival sweeping West Virginia coal country

Revival is happening in West Virginia! Please see how one revivalist met Hillary Clinton and invited her to the revival .  . .  (By Mark Ellis) Bo Copley, an unemployed coal miner, who gained media attention after he challenged Secretary … Continue reading

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