Monthly Archives: November 2014

Embracing the Cross

I’ve been being tenderized in a heartbreaking manner by awesome people I’ve met in Memphis. They haven’t said anything to me. I have just watched them. The fact is, on many days, especially writing on this blog, I wrestle with … Continue reading

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The Christian Thanksgiving Meal

I’m sure very few Protestants know what “Eucharist” means. Ironically, if I’m right, not many Catholics know what Eucharist means, either. The word comes from the Greek ευχαρστια, meaning the giving of thanks: thanksgiving. It was chosen because of Jesus’ … Continue reading

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Lymphoma Update

I am going to copy this post to my Yippee! I Have Leukemia! blog. It is no longer up to date because I don’t have leukemia anymore. I’m cured. The immunosuppression that I endure to keep my transplanted immune system … Continue reading

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I Reckon Sometimes It’s Better to Reckon than Believe

In these har parts, we don’t always think. We reckon. “Reckon ‘Bama’ll beat the Gators Saturday?” “I reckon so.” This is all best said chewin’ on a piece of straw, hat tilted back and feet up on a wooden chair … Continue reading

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Cancer and Faith

So I have cancer one more time. Based on what my doctor said, it’s an easier one this time. I doubt lymphoma is always less dangerous than leukemia, but in my case, it is. This is Little League compared to … Continue reading

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James 1:5-7: Faith and Doubt

If any of you lacks wisdom, let him ask of God, who gives to all liberally and without reproach, and it will be given to him. But let him ask in faith, with no doubting, for he who doubts is … Continue reading

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Obedience and Salvation: A Question for Evangelicals

“Though he was a Son, yet he learned obedience through the things which he suffered. And being made perfect, [Jesus] became the author of eternal salvation to those who obey him” (Heb. 5:8-9). “We [apostles] are his witnesses of these … Continue reading

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The Promise by Megan Cupit

Last year I ran across a blog by a young lady that I was very impressed by. The blog said she was 15, but her maturity level and commitment to … no, contentment with … our King seemed far older … Continue reading

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