K Reynolds @kreynolds

  I have been a member of ChristianBlog.Com for 48 years, 9 months and 22 days.

  I have published 2,396 blogs and 7,094 comments.

 My first blog was published on Saturday 4th of August 2007.

 My most recent blog was published on Thursday 18th of October 2018.

My Blog Archive
The Sword Of The Lord
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In the Book of Judges, we find the story of Gideon. Called by God to lead an army against their oppressors, Gideon started out with 32,000 troops. Based on information in Judges 8, it is estimated that the Midianite army had 135,000 troops so there...
What I Really Meant Was...
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I had to run some errands this afternoon and my husband was busy catching up on some work at home. We were both tired so we it was decided that since a local pizza place was running a great special, we would order one and I would pick it up on my way...
In Your Struggles, Remember...
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This morning, I sat in a roomful of women, listening to a speaker at my...
In The Darkness Of The Storm
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Less than two years before I would enter the most turbulent period of my life to date, I was peacefully drifting off to sleep when suddenly it seemed to me that the room shook and I felt like my bed had suddenly been transformed into a boat. I...
The Barren Tree
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With the cold October winds, the trees I see when I look out the window this morning are stripped of all of their leaves. I will not see them again until late April or early May. The tree in this picture is on the west side of my house and this was...
Faithful To The End
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Hebrews 3:14 - For if we are faithful to the end, trusting God just as...
Though I Am Surrounded By Troubles
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Psalm 138:7 - Though I am surrounded by troubles, you will protect me from the anger of my enemies. You reach out your hand, and the power of your right hand saves me. (New Living Translation) In the dead of the night I awakened suddenly to...
A Gift From The Heart
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As our Bible study was ending today, one of the women mentioned the upcoming annual women's holiday dinner which is held at our church each year in early November. Women volunteer to decorate and host a table. While my decorating talents leave...
The Way We Should Live
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The man wanted to justify his actions, so he asked Jesus, “And who is my neighbor?” Luke 10:29 (NLT) Luke recounts the story of how a lawyer stood up one day to test Jesus. The question he asked Jesus was, "What must I do to inherit...
An Attitude Of Gratitude
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When I was an elementary school teacher, I used to have to sometimes take a student aside and talk to them about their attitude. A poor attitude could cause a capable student to fail. It could drive away friends. It seemed like if the day started out...
Restitution, Is It A Necessary Thing?
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Today, while reading a blog by @blessings2you entitled If The Shoe Fits... I began to think about restitution. It seems like we do not hear a lot of preaching about restitution in our churches today. We talk about forgiveness and we talk about grace...
The Frayed Rope
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Jill Briscoe tells a story about an evangelist who wanted to use a dramatic method to teach his listeners about faith. It was safe for them to fully depend on God alone. He cut a rope so that it was held together by only two or three strands believing...
Running Ahead Of God
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I've been re-reading The Autobiography of George Muller over the past few days. Though I have read it a number of times, an incident he wrote about really jumped out at me earlier today. It is funny how you can read something over and over again...
I Might Not Like It But...
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Anyone who knows me well, knows that I have a weakness for chocolate...
Thank You For Today!
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I do not know what tomorrow will bring but I thank God for today. I developed trigeminal neuralgia on August 9, 2013. Every single day since then has been filled with pain. Some days have been "better" days but the pain has always been...
Blessed Are The Peacemakers
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But the wisdom from above is first of all pure. It is also peace loving, gentle at all times, and willing to yield to others. It is full of mercy and good deeds. It shows no favoritism and is always sincere. And those who are peacemakers will plant...
Remember Those In Prison
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Remember those in prison, as if you were there yourself. Remember also those being mistreated, as if you felt their pain in your own bodies. Hebrews 13:3 (NLT) The fact that we have Christian brothers and sisters who are being mistreated, tortured and...
Oops... I Didn't Mean to!
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I discovered something rather surprising here at CB today. I discovered that someone who I thought was my friend... wasn't. Now before you start to think that someone did something terrible to me, I think I'd better explain. I thought this...
The Simple Blessings In Life
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I was very thankful that while I lay sleeping last night, my furnace...
Guard Your Heart
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Proverbs 4:23 - Guard your heart above all else, for it determines the course of your life. (New Living Translation) Our "heart" is a very precious thing and yet it seems that we either fling it wide open to anything or lock it up tight so...
The Giant Of Despair
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What a fool, am I, thus to lie in a stinking dungeon, when I may as well walk at liberty! I have a key called Promise, that will, I am persuaded, open any lock in Doubting Castle. --Christian, The Pilgrim's Progress The situation seemed hopeless....
A True Example
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Before sending my students back to their desks to complete an art project, I would hold up the project I had completed earlier. "This is what your project should look like when you are finished." Then I put the sample where everyone could...
You Are An Overcomer!
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For whatever is born of God overcomes the world. And this is the victory that has overcome the world ourfaith. Who is he who overcomes the world, but he who believes that Jesus is the Son of God? 1 John 5:4-5 (NKJV) The pair of minature pink boxing...
Thankful For Each Moment
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For nearly two months I have been dealing with a condition called trigeminal neuralgia. It affects a large nerve in your face. For some unknown reason, this nerve sometimes begins to send signals indicating pain. The problem is, they are false...
Spinning Your Wheels
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When it comes to cars and snow, let's just say I am a bit of an expert. Growing up in Minnesota where snow is often on the ground from mid-late November until the end of March or early April, it was essential for me to learn how to drive in the...