Category: Obedience

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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The Divine Nature

His divine power has given us everything we need for a godly life through our knowledge of him who called us by his own glory and goodness. Through these he has given us his very great and precious promises, so

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The Lost Lessons of Pentecost

Alright you guys…I will admit it.  This one is long, but I am telling you right now, there are lessons to be learned from Pentecost that are life-changing.  Unfortunately, these lessons have been lost to most.  I can promise you

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On the Third Day

Matthew 20:17-19 Now Jesus was going up to Jerusalem. On the way, he took the Twelve aside and said to them, 18 “We are going up to Jerusalem, and the Son of Man will be delivered over to the chief

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Stepping on LEGOS in the dark!

You know it’s coming and it is not going to feel good. It’s the time it takes for the toe to send messages to the brain saying it just ran into the dresser and the brain to release the pain

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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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“Some”

Many churches I have noticed do not teach tithing. Many preachers would say that tithing is an Old Testament teaching that has been erased by the New Testament. Others say that tithing is still very relevant and should be practiced

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He’s My King!

When I think of monarchs, I must confess the first thing that comes to my mind are Prince Charles, Queen Elizabeth, Prince William and Prince Harry.  I do not intend to be disrespectful, but I think that we all know

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Sharing Fish and Bread

The preacher was longwinded that day.  His sermon had gone late into the afternoon and everyone was tired.  The church board went up to the preacher and said, “You have to let these people go. They are exhausted.” Does that

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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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