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Essence Yarbrough

Mama Bear of two. Author of Wisdom In Red: The Words of Jesus. (Writer by grace of the Author.) Patiencepreneur.

Should We Observe the Sabbath?

There have been many arguments among believers as to whether we are to observe the commandments of the Old Testament including whether we should observe the weekly (and other) Sabbaths. Well, according to the scriptures we aren’t the only ones who have disputed these topics. The elders and apostles did …

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How One Man’s Death Saved Many

As I studied John 11, I was humbled by verses 49-50 where Caiaphas was prophesied and proclaimed to the people how it was better that Jesus die rather than everyone perish: “… Then one of them, named Caiaphas, who was high priest that year, spoke up, “You know nothing at all! You do not realize …

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Would You Eat Synthetic, Lab-Grown Meat?

Would you eat meat grown in a lab from animal cells? Hmmm. A company called Memphis Meats is hoping you will. I saw a video on “clean meat” circulating around social media again and decided to look into it. They’re basically creating petri dish cultured animal flesh to cut out …

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Atheist Child of Lesbian Couple Reveals the Other Side of the LGBT Rainbow

Millie Fontana, raised an atheist, said she stands with Christians because they’ve been the only ones willing to reflect children’s issues like she had growing up, and stand up for them. Fontana, the donor-conceived daughter of a lesbian couple (that includes her biological mother), said they took something from her— …

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Are You Tied to a Narcissist?

Narcissism is when a person believes life is all about them. They have a grandiose view of themselves but sometimes it’s hard to recognize. That sounds like all of us in these times, if you ask me, but with narcissists it’s extreme. It’s a Dr. Jekyll, Mr. Hyde situation and …

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TedTalk by Fawn Weaver: How to Have An Argument-Free Marriage

Fawn Weaver is a businesswoman and author of The Argument-Free Marriage and Happy Wives Club. She provides profound insights on beating the temptations of arguing with your spouse among other bits of wisdom on marriage. She warns about the law of acceleration and the consequences of regret if we lose …

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Pastor Who Suddenly Passes Away Leaves a Powerful Last Sermon

I’m in tears from sorrow and praise at the same time as I’m writing this article. Pastor Stephen Darby of Destined Ministries in Louisville, Kentucky, suddenly passed away and was laid to rest December 2017. I just finished watching his last sermon entitled, “You Are Still The Healer” (shown below). …

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Why Knowledge Isn’t Always Beneficial to Us

I was reading Genesis 3:22 and remembered wondering in the past why the Most High would look down on such a thing as having knowledge. Check it out: And the Lord God said, “The man has now become like one of us, knowing good and evil. He must not be allowed to reach …

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Kyle’s Gifts from Heaven: Keeping Children Connected to their Lost Parents

Around the holidays, birthdays, graduations and other special occasions, it can be especially difficult for children who have lost their parents prematurely. There’s no way to fill the shoes of those they have lost. However, there are others who care to show these children they are still genuinely thought of …

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Why We Need to Put “Neighbor” Back in the “Hood”

Recently, I heard a man of God point out how we’ve removed the “neighbor” from “neighborhood” and simply call it a “hood”. He reminded people to watch how we label with our mouths. This man had an excellent point and it reminded me of various scriptures regarding the word ‘neighbor’. …

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