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Fall on My Knees

What about the tendency of men to be self-righteous? How one can live a distinctively Christian life without falling into the trap of frowning on those who are not living a Christian life? I think it is important to first … Continue reading

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Unconditional Love

I have struggled with witnessing not to strangers and the unchurched but to my own extended family who are not Believers. I’ve received many words of support from you reassuring me God will give me many opportunities to do his … Continue reading

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A Test(imony)

I must now confess that I find it easy to talk about God and the blessings he has showered on my life when I’m talking with a likeminded audience, and find it difficult when I fear I will be waved … Continue reading

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The Devil is a Mindbender

I remember when a neighbor and fellow churchgoer invited me to have lunch with our Pastor, Randy. I’ve been eager to meet him as he is usually buried under a crowd after the Sunday service and I’ve never been able … Continue reading

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No Worry

I’ve found Matthew 6:27 and 34 to be rather weighty verses: “Who of you by worrying can add a single hour to his life?” and “Therefore do not worry about tomorrow, for tomorrow will worry about itself. Each day has … Continue reading

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A Larger Plan

I state in the Introduction of Lead Serve Love that 1 John 2:6 is my favorite verse. It is so because it marks a special moment in my life, shared here with you now from a 2009 post during my … Continue reading

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First Fruit

I have been a faithful donor to a number of non-profit organizations over the years, but seldom gave much to a church. I can’t really offer an explanation other than it was yet another of my failures. What excuses I … Continue reading

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Doomed to Failure Unless…

A passage I underlined yesterday was Matthew 5:16: “Let your light shine before men, that they may see your good deeds and praise your Father in heaven.” It reminded me of a request I have included in my prayer during … Continue reading

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Better Twice

I am nearly 50 years old and nowhere near a Biblical scholar; my time in the church has been erratic until recently. My study of the Bible has been even more erratic; I preferred to intellectualize my beliefs and rationalize … Continue reading

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