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Positional facts

What does it take to be a US citizen? Well, for most of us we just had to be born here. Then certain rights are ours. We have a right to vote, to get a high school education, to run for president (Oh, great privilege there!) When we are born into God’s family, certain “rights” […]

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Trust my heart?

The following is my poem based on I John 3:19-21 Which I now paraphrase (When my heart is not sure that I am of the truth, even when my heart condemns me, I need to remind myself that my opinion does not count! I remember one person who said, “I can’t accept a God who […]

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Christian Living Relationships Uncategorized Worship

HABITS OR HEART? YES!

The devil loves to get me off balance. Yes, I need to be motivated by relationship, good intentions, and good attitude/ but on the other hand I need to have relationship, good attitude and good intentions backed up by habits tools and efforts that lead to that end. There is an old but practical saying,” […]

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Faith Peace Uncategorized Worship

Unconditional Surrender!

When I decided to quit being at war with God, (like a commander surrendering the city to an invader) I wanted to know what were the terms of surrender. How about I give him 10% of my income and the rest his mine to use, however I want? How about I give him Sunday morning […]

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Comfort Emergency Kit Mindfulness Tools Uncategorized

Study to be quiet?

What is this business about my needing to study, strive, labor to be quiet? shouldn’t, quiet, just happen? I Thessalonians 4:11. I have always been a quiet person on the outside. For example, when I had the opportunity to give a Sunday morning sermon at a high school reunion, all my friends came up to […]

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Grace Sin

What’s all this talk about sin?

I was recently told that my last few blocks have been about sin. Well duh! After all I am, after all, the chief of sinners, the world expert on the subject. Plus, it seems to me that, there is too little emphasis on sin. No one disputes the fact that we have to confess ourselves […]

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Humility Iniquity Life Challange

Honest to God?

Most honest people sit in a church wondering why they themselves struggle with pornography, anger, discouragement, bitterness, selfishness, worry about the future, judgementality, etc. And No-one Else Seems To Struggle. Such a person is actually in a better place than the ones who think that they are just fine. Oh I know Transparency: (Being open […]

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Bible Definitions Mindfulness Uncategorized

Scriptural Meditation

Happy as the person who does not apply ungodly advice even from godly people. Or hang around with sinners, wishing we could do what they do, or join in with scoffers as they make fun of other people. Instead they meditate day and night on God’s word. They will be like trees that are green […]

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Worship the Foot Washer

God’s ways are not my ways, neither are his thoughts my thoughts. For as the heavens are higher than the earth (this is an infinite distance) so are God’s ways higher than my ways. When I was in the Air Force I was told that an officer never asks his men to do anything he […]

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Humility Iniquity

Negative Arrogance?

Anytime I say, “I am the only one in the universe who…” I am being arrogant. The scriptures say that there is no trial I face that everyone does not go through similar trials. Everyone struggles with similar weaknesses, feels similar pain. To think that anything is true for just me, is clearly arrogant. For […]