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The Things We Can See

For most of us, resisting sin is a daily battle.  The strength and energy to defeat it, to continually defeat it, is not within us.  We have victories and we have failures.  Near the 50/50 mark if I’m doing well and slightly embellishing, often…

Stranger Things, In the Bible 4

Part 4 What am I doing here?   In our lives as members of the Body of Christ, it can sometimes become unclear what exactly each of us is supposed to be doing. “Be a functioning and productive part of the Body of Christ”…

Stranger Things, In The Bible 3

Part 3 You Call That A Blessing?   We talk about blessing, we pray for blessing, we read about blessings in the Bible, but have we ever stopped and asked – what does it really mean? You can go on any form of social…

STRANGER THINGS, IN THE BIBLE 2

Part 2 In God Time   We know from scripture that prayer and worship are vital in the life of a Christian.  God wants us to pray and worship.  He directs us to pray (2 Chronicles 7:14), our prayers please God (Proverbs 15:8).  Jesus…

Stranger Things, In The Bible

Part 1 Begetting and Creating Theology – The study of the nature of God as revealed in the Bible or the science of God. Why do we need theology? Without theology we won’t lack ideas about who God is or what He does, we will…

Jesus, Friend of Sinners

Based on the book, “Friend of Sinners” by Rich Wilkerson Jr. Part 4 of 4, Friend to the End Friend to the End The term Friend is defined as, “a person whom one knows and with whom one has a bond of mutual affection,…

Jesus, Friend of Sinners III

Based on the book by Rich Wilkerson Jr. “Friend of Sinners” Part 3 of 4, “The Path to Greatness” We all seek to be great, consciously or unconsciously, we all want to be the best.  We might define “greatness” differently or have different goals…

Jesus, Friend of Sinners, II

Based on the book “Friend of Sinners” by Rich Wilkerson Jr. Part 2 of 4, Lost and Found We all have a love language, or several.  A way that people can express love to us that really shows us they care, ways that people…

Jesus, Friend of Sinners

Based on the book “Friend of Sinners” by Rich Wilkerson, Jr. Part 1 of 4, The Message… Jesus came to Earth with a specific message.  His teachings, His miracles, His reations to people, and His death and resurrection all communicate one main point.  Yet,…

“I won’t help someone who won’t help them self.”

I have found myself thinking this many times.  This mindset provides a pass or green light to ignore the needs of those who may most desperately need our help.  This mindset can feel empowering, like being the judge, jury and executioner all in one. …

“..do you love me more than these?”

The context is John 21:15. Jesus in His third appearance to the disciples tells them again, same as in Luke 5, where to cast the nets if they want to catch any fish. After the nets are nearly blown out from the huge haul,…

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