Category: Anger

What Killed Abel?

  The first murder of all mankind.  It didn’t take long.  Cain and Abel were part of the first family and so soon did wickedness rise up to take a life as Cain slew his own brother, Abel.  For something

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The God who Sustains Me

I have two people come into my office today, both going through an immensely painful period in their life.  They are overwhelmed with sadness and confusion.  The don’t understand why things have happened to them and why God has allowed

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How to deal with People who don’t like You

Jesus loved perfectly, nevertheless, He was hated, despised, rejected, mocked, beaten, and crucified.  God used this suffering to put Jesus in a place of choice.  He could choose to endure the pain or He could have called ten thousand angels

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Is God a Good Parent?

              I was driving to work this morning after just dropping off my 11-year-old son.  The cars in front of his school form a line and one by one the children get out of

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His Peace is IN the storm!

He knew.  Jesus knew what was to come.  As He gathered together with his disciples for that last night together celebrating the Passover meal together, He tried to prepare them for what was to come.  He was warning them of

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Samuel’s Lesson

God’s Solution to the Hatred in our Nation! Yesterday, the memorial service for the five Dallas police officers took place.  They were gunned down for no other reason except they were police officers.  For Micah Johnson, the uniforms were the

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America, the Divided

What has become of America, the Beautiful?  Has it not become America, the Divided? All we hear about is the unrest of different factions and groups that far too often lead to violence as it did this week in Sacramento. 

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God is SOOOO Backward!

The Bible says that God’s ways are higher than ours.  I suppose that is true, but it does not feel like His ways are too high for me to reach, but too backward to understand.  God makes this huge promise

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MLK’s Successful Movement and Today’s Failed Attempts

I think before I go too far, it is important to note that I am not an expert on Martin Luther King.  I am speaking today simply from the knowledge I have acquired about his movement of non-violence.  Though he

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Enduring the Darkness

One of my favorite Scriptures and perhaps yours is Jeremiah 29:11. “For I know the plans I have for you’ says the Lord, ‘to prosper you and to give you a future.”  My heart jumps when I let that sink

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