Monthly Archives: December 2010

Love Perfected

I wanted to write something for Christmastime and I became intrigued by two similar verses about God’s love.  One’s in a favorite passage of mine that I pull out for the Yuletide that to me is the essence of Christmas. … Continue reading

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Teaching the Gospel

The gospel needs to be brought and preached to people. But the good news, though simple, requires a teacher to be fully understood. That is why Paul wore three hats, those of a preacher or herald, an apostle or messenger, … Continue reading

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All In

 1First of all, then, I urge that entreaties and prayers, petitions and thanksgivings, be made on behalf of all men, 2for kings and all who are in authority, so that we may lead a tranquil and quiet life in all … Continue reading

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Unlimited Uninterrupted Connectivity

Prayer takes time. It should not be rushed. It requires shutting out or down worldly distractions in order to make a strong connection to God. These days this means unplugging or pushing away devices that are constantly connected to friends … Continue reading

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Not a Chance

Not all men come to a saving knowledge of Jesus, even facing certain death. Despite this painful reality, Paul urges Timothy to pray, and to exhort others to pray, that all men might recognize and accept Jesus as their Savior, … Continue reading

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In the First Place…

Not only is prayer first in priority, but before embarking on any Christian work, prayer is essential. For some, the topic of prayer is not exciting. It may be seen as too mystical, or it may be considered too time … Continue reading

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Radical Living

We hear a lot of talk today in Christian circles of adopting a radical lifestyle, to eschew all the trappings of American society and focus more on reaching a lost world for Christ and ministering to the poor. This is all … Continue reading

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