Monthly Archives: December 2012

Joy

YOUTUBE Popular it is to hear in church settings the acrostic, J.O.Y., which stands for Jesus, Others, You. We are taught to love in this order: 1) Jesus 2) Others 3) You (ourselves) The “love one another” theme of the entire … Continue reading

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Forgive and Remember

YOUTUBE Have you ever heard the expression, Forgive and forget? Forgiving is good. But… is forgetting always good? Maybe not. Sometimes we confuse forgiving and forgetting. Forgiving is good because it releases us from a prison: “Forgiveness sets a prisoner free. Little … Continue reading

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Sarcasm

Recently I shared about enslavement to habits that keep us from following the leading of the Holy Spirit. One such habit is the socially acceptable use of sarcasm. Its definition: “a cutting remark” used to display scorn or hurt another. Some of … Continue reading

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Scriptural Proportions

To the extent we are alive we are under the law. Romans 7:1 To the extent we are under the law we stand condemned. James 2:10; Romans 8:2; 2 Corinthians 3:6 To the extent we stand condemned we infer condemnation in … Continue reading

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Divine Design

For two years I had been meaning to meet with her, but life kept getting in the way. Other needs were always more pressing. This week the Holy Spirit whispered, “Do it now.” That encouraging word was just the kick … Continue reading

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