Monthly Archives: September 2018

Know Him

Don’t just serve Jesus. Know Him! “This is eternal life, that they may know You, the only true God, and Jesus Christ whom You have sent.” – John 17:3

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Keep It Simple

I like things simple. Simple life. Simple truth: light/dark truth/lie freedom/bondage. “Better is a little with the fear of the Lord, Than great treasure with trouble.” – Prov. 15:16 KISS: Keep It Simple, Silly. Read John.

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Sheep Stuck in Tire Swing

Perfectly & hilariously illustrates “let us lay aside every weight, and the sin which so easily ensnares us,” – Heb. 12:1-2 http://gruaja.net/animals/?p=2316

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The “More Wars Fought For God” Myth

More people have been killed in the name of God than for any other reason. People give this objection as if its historically factual. Its not even close. Queue up Joe Friday. “Even if this were true, you could not … Continue reading

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Bring Them Up in the Training and Admonition of the Lord

“And you, fathers, do not provoke your children to wrath, but bring them up in the training and admonition of the Lord.” – Eph. 6:4 “Bring them up” = ektréphō – feed. “Training” = paideía – instruction to reach maturity. “Admonition” = nouthesía – … Continue reading

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Ricochet Evangelism

When we are sharing the Gospel or defending the reason for our hope, we may not be sharing it with the person we are sharing it with. I mean, of course, we are – but that’s not all. It may … Continue reading

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Why Was I Created?

Why was I created? Why were you? It’s because God wanted to lavish you with His love. He didn’t need us, He wanted us. God gives, we receive (John 3:16). He literally pours His love into our hearts through His … Continue reading

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I should read the Old Testament more, but I don’t.

I should read the Old Testament more, but I don’t. I get lost in all the names & places. Then I just give up. I hear this all the time. Maybe this will help. How are you approaching the OT? … Continue reading

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Jesus Preached Peace

This is a wonderful little verse about Jesus that doesn’t get much attention, but it’s just perfect: “And He came and preached peace to you who were afar off and to those who were near.” – Eph. 2:17

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Grow Up!

“that we should no longer be children, tossed to and fro and carried about with every wind of doctrine, by the trickery of men, in the cunning craftiness of deceitful plotting, but, speaking the truth in love, may grow up … Continue reading

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