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THE ARROGANCE OF IT ALL

THE ARROGANCE OF IT ALL I was raised mainline Christian. When I attended the university where I discovered more and more non-Christian thinking and behaving, I thought they were wrong. When I came back to the University several years later, … Continue reading

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REMEMBERING BILLY GRAHAM

REMEMBERING BILLY GRAHAM When I was young and when evangelist Billy Graham made his crusades across the country, my Mom always had them playing on the tv. I was raised a mainline Christian but I did not feel very close … Continue reading

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SHORTENING MY VOWS

SHORTENING MY VOWS Matthew 22:37-38 KJV “Jesus said unto him, Thou shalt love the Lord thy God with all thy heart, and with all thy soul, and with all thy mind. This is the first and great commandment” New Living … Continue reading

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MORE THAN YOU CAN HANDLE

MORE THAN YOU CAN HANDLE 1 Corinthians 10:13 (from several versions of the Bible) NLT “The temptations in your life are no different from what others experience. And God is faithful. He will not allow the temptation to be more … Continue reading

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DELAYED, NOT DENIED

DELAYED, NOT DENIED Some people, sometimes including me, feel impatient or even doubtful about whether or not Jesus has heard our prayers and, even more important to us, if He is going to answer them or not. We might even … Continue reading

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THE CONTRAST

THE CONTRAST 1 Corinthians 13 ► New Living Translation Love Is the Greatest 1If I could speak all the languages of earth and of angels, but didn’t love others, I would only be a noisy gong or a clanging cymbal. … Continue reading

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GOT TO GET YOU INTO MY LIFE (as the Beatles sang)

GOT TO GET YOU INTO MY LIFE (as the Beatles sang) Full Chapter | Other Translations Psalm 144:2 “He is my loving ally and my fortress, my tower of safety, my rescuer. He is my shield, and I take refuge … Continue reading

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JESUS AND CATS

JESUS AND CATS “Jesus said unto him, Thou shalt love the Lord thy God with all thy heart, and with all thy soul, and with all thy mind. This is the first and great commandment. And the second is like … Continue reading

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TWO SIDES–MOST OF THE TIME

TWO SIDES–SOMETIMES Most of the time, when we receive answers/solutions/gifts/good news from Jesus, no one else is affected in a negative way. In fact, often when we receive from Jesus, others do, too, in a positive way. An example is … Continue reading

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JESUS AS MY FRIEND

JESUS AS MY FRIEND Proverbs 22:24-25 Make no friendship with a man given to anger, nor go with a wrathful man, lest you learn his ways and entangle yourself in a snare. John 15:12-15 “This is my commandment, that you … Continue reading

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