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Food For Life

Today’s Scripture: John 6:35 – “Jesus said to them, ‘I am the bread of life; he who comes to Me will not hunger, and he who believes in Me will never thirst.'” 

The peaches that are grown in the garden of Xi Wang-mu’s (pronounced Shee Wong moo) are reputed to be very special peaches. Imagine my surprise to find out that the gods are nourished by a steady diet of those special peaches that take thousands of years to ripen. They are called “the peaches of immortality.” To those who eat one will be granted long life; in fact, 3000 years from a single peach. (Mental_floss, Gabe, Luzier. November 2014) 


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Where Can I Go?

“Where can I go from Your Spirit? Or where can I flee from Your presence? If I ascend to heaven, You are there; if I make my bed in Sheol, behold, You are there. If I take the wings of the dawn, if I dwell in the remotest part of the sea, even there Your hand will lead me, and Your right hand will lay hold of me. If I say, ‘Surely the darkness will overwhelm me, and the light around me will be night, even the darkness is not dark to You, and the night is as bright as the day. Darkness and light are alike to You” (Psalm 139: 7-12). 

Apple has set up the IPhone so that privacy is maintained. Apple is currently resisting a court order to open up an IPhone belonging to a terrorist. It is a privacy issue according to Apple and many people. 


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Promises

“Not one of the good promises which the Lord had made to the house of Israel failed; all came to pass” (Joshua 21:45). 

Can you say that of promises you have made or of promises made to you? The hard truth is that at times we all have failed to keep the promises that we have made. 


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