The Real World

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May all who seek you rejoice and be glad in you! May those who love your salvation say evermore, “God is great!” Psalms 70:4 (ESV). “Did you hear the news?” “Yeah she’s a mess right […]

Born For Adversity

August 6, 2015 0

A friend loves at all times, and a brother is born for adversity.” (Prov. 17:17) “A brother is born for adversity?”  The first thought I had when I read this verse was that brothers are […]

A Cinderella Story

August 6, 2015 0

The story of Esther is a real rags-to-riches Cinderella story.  It is truly a fairy tale—the good guys are rewarded, the bad guys are punished, and everyone lives happily ever after.  However, Esther’s problems are slightly […]

Gossiping vs. Telling: Where to Draw the Line

August 6, 2015 0

Here is a fact: gossip is destructive. Pr. 16:28 warns us, “A dishonest man spreads strife, and a whisperer separates close friends.”  If dishonesty creates conflict and whispering (slandering or evil speaking) can come between friends, […]

Only Because He Loved Me

August 6, 2015 0

“Led like a lamb, my eyes can see, Up the dark hill called Calvary; Wounded, He slowly struggles by, On to the cross where He must die. Was it for lies or evil deeds, Brutish […]

The Heavens Declare His Glory

August 6, 2015 0

Christine and I stood at a scenic overlook in east Texas.  We leaned out over the stone guardrail in front of us, the bright greens of spring stretching out over the hills.  The clouds that […]

Giving

August 6, 2015 1

“It is more blessed to give than to receive.” –Acts 20:35b Around Christmas time, it seems that we are almost bombarded with people, organizations, and causes to give to.  Many start Christmas shopping months in […]

The Unanswerable Question: Answered

August 6, 2015 0

It’s an eternal question: “Why?”  Why are we here?  What is our purpose?  These questions are often considered impossible and unanswerable, right up there with “Why is the sky blue?” and “Which came first, the […]

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