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Sensible Nonsense

But God chose the foolish things of the world to shame the wise; God chose the weak things of the world to shame the strong. 1 Corinthians 1:27 (NIV) Jesus replied, “Truly I tell you, if you have faith and … Continue reading

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Shut the Door!

And Elisha said, “Borrow as many empty jars as you can from your friends and neighbors. Then go into your house with your sons and shut the door behind you. Pour olive oil from your flask into the jars, setting … Continue reading

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You Don’t Know My Name

Not every one that saith unto me, Lord, Lord, shall enter into the kingdom of heaven; but he that doeth the will of my Father which is in heaven. Many will say to me in that day, Lord, Lord, have … Continue reading

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Crossing a Fine Line and Heading Down a Slippery Slope

Image above: Scott Olson via Getty Images (Courtesy of The Huffington Post) Then said Jesus unto him, Put up again thy sword into his place: for all they that take the sword shall perish with the sword. Matthew 26:52 (King … Continue reading

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God Is Good?

And He said unto him, “Why callest thou Me good? There is none good but One, that is God. Matthew 19:17 (21st Century King James Version) I have a thought for us to chew on for Lent… What do we … Continue reading

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What If…

Not everyone who says to me, ‘Lord, Lord,’ will enter the kingdom of heaven, but the one who does the will of my Father who is in heaven. On that day many will say to me, ‘Lord, Lord, did we … Continue reading

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The Hardest of These is Love

You have heard that it was said,‘You shall love your neighbor and hate your enemy.’ But I say to you, Love your enemies and pray for those who persecute you, so that you may be sons of your Father who is … Continue reading

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Remember Who You Are

You are the salt of the earth, but if salt has lost its taste, how shall its saltiness be restored? It is no longer good for anything except to be thrown out and trampled under people’s feet. You are the … Continue reading

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A 2013 Christmas Hope

Glory to God in the highest, and on earth peace, good will toward men.  Luke 2:14 In him was life; and the life was the light of men. And the light shineth in darkness; and the darkness comprehended it not.  John … Continue reading

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God With Us

Behold, a virgin shall be with child, and shall bring forth a son, and they shall call his name Emmanuel, which being interpreted is, God with us.  Matthew 1:23 (King James Version) As we passed the Fourth Sunday in Advent … Continue reading

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