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Being Refined

Being Refined

Posted on 22. Jul, 2009 by .

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I remember hearing that during the silver refining process, the metal is heated and treated so that any impurities will rise to the surface so they can be removed. From a spiritual standpoint, this is a welcome explanation for me. As we go through the “fire” of various trials, the “impurities” of our character rise to the surface to be dealt with…

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Our “Barnabas”

Our “Barnabas”

Posted on 16. Jun, 2009 by .

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In the early church, there was a guy named Joseph. But his friends didn’t call him that. They called him “Barnabas,” which means “Son of encouragement.” (Acts 4:36) We have a family in our life who is our Barnabas, our encouragement. Tom and Nancy Hinton have encouraged us, prayed for us, supported us, pushed us along in our journey, and have been behind us the whole way.

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