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“Do you think Jesus will come back during your lifetime?” It is a question I have heard extending back as far as I can remember. Others phrase it as a statement of conviction, of surety, “I know Jesus will come back during my lifetime!” I tend to smile and chuckle at the way so many…

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Everything we do at Long-View Living ministries is, in some way, tied to or encouraging an eternal perspective – the long view. “So we fix our eyes not on what is seen, but on what is unseen. For what is seen is temporary, but what is unseen is eternal” (2 Corinthians 4:18, NIV-1978). When we…

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This coming Sunday (August 11, 2019), I have the privilege of bringing the word of God to the family of faith at Victory Christian Fellowship in Lynden, Washington. We will be talking about the nobleman who went away to receive a kingdom and then returned (Luke 19:12-27). With so many unknowns in the world, so…

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Those of you who know who Deputy Barney Fife is, know that Barney could not keep a secret if his life depended on his doing so. Barney enjoyed proving that he was “in the know.” Sometimes things need to be held in confidence. In my work, I have access to all of the data for…

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I died about a half hour ago, along with seven other people. A fire alarm went off in the building in which I work. At the time, I was in a conference room with six other folks, and not one of us realized the alarm was sounding. It sounded more like a squeaky bearing in…

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I literally laughed aloud this morning as I was driving to work. ABC radio announced the success of a breakthrough technology deployed in California that is designed to give residents advanced warning of an impending earthquake. This astonishing predictive device gave residents of Southern California a whopping 30 second warning to prepare for the quake…

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