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Share Yourself Willingly

Remember, there are no greater gifts to share than your time, labor and love. Whoever sows sparingly of these will also reap sparingly, and whoever sows generously will also reap generously. Do not forget to give yourself away, for with … Continue reading

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Deny Selfish Pleasures (and an excessive Christmas).

Deny selfish pleasures. Self-indulgence disgraces the Lord, for it was his self-sacrifice that gave you the promise of life. Self-indulgence also discourages other Christians who may be weak in their faith and looking to you as an encourager. Pursue what … Continue reading

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Share Your Blessings

Share your blessings. The Lord gave himself for you, what shall you give for him? All that you have is not your own, but was provided to you by God. Make the needs of others your own and help them, … Continue reading

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Lifted Up

In the old days I was a believer in the guilt and shame philosophy and just knew in my heart that God loved me less because of my sin. But, praise God for opening my eyes, I’ve come to see … Continue reading

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A Tall Order

Let’s absorb this great verse, Colossians 3:12-13, “So, as those who have been chosen of God, holy and beloved, put on a heart of compassion, kindness, humility, gentleness and patience; bearing with one another, and forgiving each other, whoever has … Continue reading

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Until it Hurts

One of the things that perplexes me when I read the Bible is I often don’t know what to take literally or simply as an illustrative parable. Just recently while reading Luke I pondered the story of the rich ruler … Continue reading

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