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Beautiful Feet

In Romans 12 we read that, when we present ourselves to God, the gift of myself is acceptable to him. Think with me, there is only one thing in the universe that God can not have unless I give it to him, myself, my worship, my love, my obedience, my thoughts even my obedient hands […]

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NO WAVERING NOW!

Hebrews 10:23 Hold fast the profession of my faith without wavering. That sure sounds like a tall order for me to stand strong, no matter what! However, I benefit from remembering the comment by Watchman Nee, “If the God on the throne had given these commandments for me to keep, that would be most unfair […]

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PRAYING FOR THOSE WHO TREAT YOU POORLY

Yes, I know, I need to love my enemies, bless them that curse me, do good to them that hate me, and pray for them which despitefully use me and persecute me. Matthew 5:44 When a person sins, and their sin causes me pain or loss: a,Who is sinned against? b. Who will reap the […]

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UGLY? WHAT’S THAT?

Will we be physically beautiful in heaven? We will certainly not have any attitudes connecting surface appearance to the persons worth. I don’t think that we will evaluate ourselves or others based on appearance, except to say to ourselves, “How wonderful to see you.” We will delight in recognizing each other and having a chance […]

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Do you see yourself as unworthy? What a great first step!

STEP #1: Peter’s first reaction to meeting Jesus was, “Depart from me for I am a sinful man.” Luke 5:8 /Isaiah responded, to being in God’s presence with, “Woe is me for I am undone: for I am a man of unclean lips and dwell in the midst of a people of unclean lips” Isaiah […]

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THE GREAT “I AM”

Jesus said of himself, I am I need to ponder that fact that he is not, one of the sources, or a partial source, but the only source and the complete source of all the above, my “All in all.”

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SLEEP

PSALMS 4:8/ 127:1,2 PROVERBS 3:13-24/ ECCLESIASTES 5:12 /ACTS 12:15 As I fall asleep, I need to remember that God does listen to me, I need to review all his majesty and be still in my heart to know that God is God. I need to bask in the light of his countenance and he will […]

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Want the best? Welcome to Hell!

I am sure you have heard the old saying, “Good intentions pave the road to Hell!” Mistake 1: Having any desire other than to , “In all my ways seek to know Jesus more.” Proverbs 3:6 Many will say in the judgment, “Lord, lord, did we not do wonderful things in your name?” He will […]

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BLESSED ENEMIES

Please chew me out, ouch, but thanks! Feedback, give me feedback, more feedback! There is no growth without seeing an area to grow in and I am so blind that I might look and look and see only minor, “cosmetic” flaws. I was counseling a pastor in Alaska who had struggled with low self esteem […]

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HEAPED UP TEACHERS WHERE ARE THE STUDENTS?

Paul was elated by the people in Berea. Yes, they liked to listen to his teaching but they understood that it was their responsibility to go to the Bible and decide whether, or not, what he said was true. Paul said that it was the truth that was true and it had nothing to do […]