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Where are you in the learning process?

Where are you in the learning process? In this age of instant access to facts and info, are you learning what God has said to you in the Bible? Is doctrine important to you, or do you see it as…

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A dead man walked and that means what?

A dead man walked and that means what? Today was an unusual day, but perhaps in some “sideways” way it was God’s response to my prayers. God’s replies are not always clear to me. I hope you fare better than…

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Jesus, surely you don’t mean me?

Jesus, surely you don’t mean me? Do you ever catch yourself breezing through a passage of scripture, especially one you have read a time or two before, and close your Bible at the end satisfied that you’ve “done your time”…

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When Jesus invites you to go fishing

When Jesus invites you to go fishing, you may be surprised by the results. Peter certainly learned that from the account in Luke 5, but you and I could probably share a “fish story” or two that run along a…

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Those Crazy, Crazy Jesus Followers

Was it different for the “upstart” Christians in the book of Acts than for us today, or are there some striking similarities? There really is a lot to admire when looking at their example in creating a world-wide faith movement.…

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What “anchors” you to God?

What “anchors” you to God? Maybe you’ve never thought about God in this way, considering his many attributes and the qualities of his character. But there is something in all of us in our valuing of God or our relationship…

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When did my “black and white” turn gray?

It may be different for you, but when I was younger, brasher, more self-confident (and possibly more full of myself), at first glance the issues of life were clearer. Young adults just like young children seem eager to appear they…

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All to Jesus, I surrender, I surrender all?

Really? Many of us have sung this familiar hymn. Who wouldn’t at least move their lips in congregational singing? We are called to be servants of God, and passionate ones at that. But who among us in all honestly would…

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Sometimes we may want to know God’s will

It may be worth knowing if: 1. The cost isn’t too high 2. It won’t contradict my personal desires 3. Following it doesn’t appear so difficult that I might fail in my pursuit. 4. The pathway seems clear to my…

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Rabbit’s Foot Jesus?

A common tendency for Christian believers is to slack off in their pursuit of God and the practice of prayer when all things appear to be in order and on “cruise control.” We get the sense that we are handling…

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