Category Archives: Miscellaneous

Christian Cowardice

Cowardice leads to wickedness. It is as much, or more, to be overthrown as any other sin in our life. As with any other sin, the answer is to get closer to God and begin ferociously obeying, strengthening yourself after every failure with repentance, tears, and a renewed commitment in the Holy Spirit. All cowards have their place in the lake of fire, the second death (Rev. 21:8). Continue reading

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Gems in 1 Chronicles: Leaders in the Kingdom of God

Spectators get no training, and nothing they say is put to the test. The skill of the players and the wisdom of the coaches is put to the test everyday. The results are out there for everyone to see. Continue reading

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The Sound of Silence

When my son began singing Tim Hawkins, parody, “The Sound of Starbucks,” faint memories of a childhood melody crept into my brain. “The Sound of Silence” were the only words I remembered. Out of curiosity, I looked up the lyrics … Continue reading

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The Steadfast and Trustworthy Love of God

Job 9:32-35 (NIV): [God] is not a mere mortal like me that I might answer him, that we might confront each other in court. If only there were someone to mediate between us, someone to bring us together, someone to … Continue reading

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A Good Understand Have All Those Who Do (Psalm 111:10)

This morning I wrote on Facebook: As I think through my list of Christians I admire, both in the present and over the last 2,000 years—both the ones close to me and the ones I only hear about or hear … Continue reading

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A Christian Perspective in a Divided and Divisive World Where All Lives and Black Lives Matter

My thought is that there is way too much politics infecting our Christian thinking. I know of a guy, though, who has said what I would want to say, but better than I ever could. I can’t condense his words. … Continue reading

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What Jesus Saves Us From

I recently saw what I assume is an atheist/agnostic cartoon. In it Jesus is knocking on the door of an ancient-looking home and saying, “Open the door so I can save you.” The voice behind the door says, “Save me … Continue reading

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The Glory Which Shall Be Revealed in Us

The Apostle Paul said, “I consider that the sufferings of this present time are as nothing compared with the glory to be revealed for us” (Rom. 8:18, WEB). Whether it is the glory that will be revealed for us, as … Continue reading

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More “Coincidences” (God-incidents)

This story reminds me that I used to have a better understanding of “the burden of the Lord” than I do now. I really need to beef up my prayer life, and I am giving strong effort to do so. … Continue reading

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Coincidences or God Incidences?

“Answers with Joe” is a YouTube series that I occasionally run across. As a science lover, I enjoy them. Yesterday, though, I saw Joe Smith trying to explain some amazing coincidences. He appealed to the same thing that Richard Dawkins … Continue reading

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