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Alive and Well in Christ Jesus?

“God of the living” Luke 20:36-38 I had an incident as a child that perhaps you also may have experienced in one form or another. I accidentally dropped an old-fashioned thermometer and the mercury beaded out on to the floor. … Continue reading

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Caring as Jesus cares

“Is it Lawful to Heal on the Sabbath?” A Devotion from  Luke 14:1-6 (esv). On a particular Sabbath, the day of rest for the Jews, we see the Master as a master teacher of hearts. As Jesus was being watched … Continue reading

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Lessons from the Road: The Invisible Stop-sign!

Hints of a courteous form of Anarchy-Group Think! Since 1998 or so, I’ve had to live with frequent traffic near my home during crucial pick-up times for my children from after-school activities: music, sports, and clubs—-right at 5:30 or 6:00 … Continue reading

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Coviding Days are Healing Days

How have you experienced the days of sheltering during the Covid19 pandemic? If you are like me, you had an initial but temporary “perplexing” on a daily basis while our “stay at home” orders took place across your locality and … Continue reading

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Being a Good Steward, it’s essential. God’s Kingdom is Priority

Living as God’s Steward, are you doing that? How is it that all that I am and all that I have belongs to God? Two particular verses come to mind when I think of how God has taken both my husband … Continue reading

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Sweet and Sound Affections

A Treatise Concerning Religious Affection, A Jonathan Edwards Reader,October 12, 2011 Church History heart attitudes as it relates to Practical Biblical Counseling methods, Cinda Marturano, M.A. “As apparent gold is tried in the fire, and manifested, whether it be true … Continue reading

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What is Biblical Counseling in Deep Waters?

My Deep Waters Ministry (DWM) is a biblical counseling ministry that has 3 branches: Biblical Counseling, Christian Education & Discipleship Resources, and Missional work to the Homeless. If my personal ministry of counseling, advising or teaching or if a partner’s … Continue reading

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God-given Priorities

It was 1997 and I was a mom of a 4 year old son, Eric and 1 year old daughter, Bridget. Everyone was wanting my time; the church, the preschool, my family, my husband, my children, my neighbors and my … Continue reading

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“Draw Near to Me and I will Draw Near to You.”

Cinda Marturano, January 27, 2007—-Westminster Theological Seminary, Counseling in the Local Church class; My first thought of the day is connected to my heart; “Lord, I’m being drawn by you to encounter you today and be close to you through … Continue reading

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Psalms, the Gift that Gives to Your Heart

The Psalms are the Gift that keeps on Giving for the Sufferer of Anxiety and Distress, but How? In relationships with the faithful: Last week when I met up with a fellow Biblical Counselor turned Chaplain in Washington DC we … Continue reading

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