Monthly Archives: November 2011

Walking After the Spirit

In Romans 8:1, Paul said: “Therefore there is now no condemnation for those who are in Christ Jesus, who walk not after the flesh, but after the spirit”.  “Flesh” is the sinful element of human nature. To live “after the … Continue reading

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The Glory of God

Scripture: Psalm 19:1 “The heavens declare the glory of God; And the firmament shows His handiwork.” When the Old Testament speaks of the “heavens”, it meant something different to the Jewish thinker. The apostle, Paul, writes of being taken to … Continue reading

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Say Not Tomorrow

“Put it off a little longer,” is what I usually say. Procrastination works best when there are so many other things needed to be done. Have you seen my list? “Maybe next week I’ll do that one; this one can … Continue reading

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“Thankfulness” – A winter short story and poem

I trudged through new snow up to my knees, And said to the sun, “Warm up if you please. I haven’t the money for warm pants or shoes, So snow in the forecast is just not good news. I have … Continue reading

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Discerning of Spirits

As the last days begin to close, false teachers and preachers will become more prevalent. Believers will accept “new revelation” even though it conflicts with the Word of God. Believers today must be aware that within the churches there may … Continue reading

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Where should we start? (Part 1)

Scripture: Genesis 1:1 “In the beginning, God created the heavens and the earth.” The whole first chapter of Genesis begins with one simple statement “In the beginning God.” For some people, the world and universe began with a giant cosmic … Continue reading

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God’s Permanent Marker

Growing up I remember writing down phone numbers or important things on my hand or arm using an ink pen. Although my mother would fuss at me and say I shouldn’t, it became the most effective way to keep up … Continue reading

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A Dying Father’s Request

The white-haired old man in room 560 was weak and very sick but there was a quiet peace about him.  He spoke softly as I approached his bedside. “My kids will all be here today,” he said. “That’s wonderful,” I … Continue reading

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One Way to be Blessed

Scripture: Psalm 1:1 “Blessed is the man who walks not in the counsel of the ungodly, Nor stands in the paths of sinners, Nor sits in the seat of the scornful.”             A Christian professor told me that Psalm 1 … Continue reading

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Make-Over of the Mind

I watched as they quickly tore down the hurricane damaged house. In only a few hours they had removed the roof, the shingles, then the slab—the place where years of memories had been made. On that same plot of soil, … Continue reading

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