Monthly Archives: October 2011

Caution

Caution is necessary in dealing with certain individuals. Whether these people are genuinely saved and off course, or wolves dressed in sheep’s clothing, they certainly know how to stir up trouble and shut down the work of the Holy Spirit. … Continue reading

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Autopsy

I can see it now. “Forty-six year old female. Died in her sleep,” recites the young lab assistant peering over the clip board from behind his thick glasses having tied his apron behind his back. “Cause unknown.” “Whatever it was, … Continue reading

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Tents

In life, there are two tents. Little known truth is that only we have the power to decide in which we will live. The first tent is called DISCON. The “Discon” tent is a life defined by “a restless desire or … Continue reading

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Imperfection

Imperfection is defined as the quality of condition of being imperfect. Synonyms for imperfection include flaw, defect, failing. “He’s not perfect.” “I’m not perfect.” “Nobody’s perfect.” We hear it all the time. It’s interesting how we like to think of … Continue reading

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Conformity

What is God’s umbrella purpose over the body of Christ? The ultimate purpose of God is to glorify Christ. For us, that means conformity. Conforming us to the image of Christ is God’s plan for us as a body both individually … Continue reading

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Love

Almighty God… He is love. He is light. He is life. He is spirit. He is with us. God does not have love. He is love. God does not have light. He is light. God does not have life. He … Continue reading

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Flowers

When they were little our daughters frequently asked me to tell the story of the flowers. In consideration of the circumstances at the time the story would vary, but it usually went something like this. Four flowers grew together in a lovely … Continue reading

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Purity

A life of purity. Who wouldn’t welcome the overflow of simplicity and beauty that a life of purity offers to us in a fallen world? Online Dictionary defines purity as 1. The quality or condition of being pure. 2. A … Continue reading

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Religion

Religion was created by man in an attempt to reach God. In religious organizations such as Hinduism, Buddhism, Islam, Catholicism, Judaism* and sometimes even Christianity, rituals are performed in an effort to please God. The very first act of religion recorded in Scripture … Continue reading

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Not My Business

I used to feel tired and depressed when I would allow excess to accumulate in my head. At times I would worry about things that were not my business. At times I would lose my focus. Thoughts and worries can … Continue reading

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Hell is Real

Not a popular topic, not a politically correct topic, not a fun topic. Nevertheless, it is one we must deal with now or later. Take your pick. I choose now. The reality of hell makes us feel uncomfortable. It may … Continue reading

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Free Will

I love how we all live thinking that we have free will to do whatever we choose. That used to be the case. In the Garden of Eden before the fall of mankind, we enjoyed free will. But as we … Continue reading

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