Monthly Archives: December 2012

Entertainment and Training in Overcoming Temptation

"I’m torn between the man I love and the man I am dangerously attracted to." We’re traveling, so we’re watching TV on occasion in our motel rooms, something we don’t get to do at home. An advertisement for some TV … Continue reading

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Plug for Restless Pilgrim

You may have noticed Restless Pilgrim’s comments on some of my posts. I pop over to his blog now and then and catch up on his posts. It’s always struck me as funny that he reads my blog at all. … Continue reading

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Who Am I? Who Are You?

Today’s post is just a brief exhortation: Don’t forget who you are. In fact, make sure you know who you are! James 1:18 says, “By his own will he birthed us by the word of truth, so that we might … Continue reading

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Perspective

Perspective Today I watched the movie, The Hobbit. It gave me a new perspective on perspective. Before I watched the related movie, The Lord of the Rings, I read a quote from the director, Peter Jackson. He said that whenever … Continue reading

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Holy Distraction

Christians are not ordinary people. As the apostle Peter puts it, we are partakers of the divine nature equipped with everything we need for life and godliness (2 Pet. 1:3-4). We are sons of God, led by the Spirit of … Continue reading

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How We Got Our New Testament

I have written on this subject before, but this time I want to approach it backwards. Rather than explain and defend my viewpoint, which is that the 27 books which make up our “New Testament” were chosen for one reason … Continue reading

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