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The Problem With “I Did It My Way”

I’ve been haunted recently by a fresh perspective of the Gospel. Don’t worry, that’s a perfectly fair use of the word which dictionary.com defines as: “preoccupied, as with an emotion, memory, or idea; obsessed.” So, I’m perfectly happy to have this Gospel ghost invading my thoughts, permeating the atmosphere of ...

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Why Carry the Load?

Yes, why carry the loads of life when Jesus invites us to bring them to Him? Jesus said in Matthew 11:28-30:  “Come to me, all you who are weary and burdened, and I will give you rest. Take my yoke upon you and learn from me, for I am gentle and ...

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The Shield of Faith

We take up the shield of faith even though we cannot see the power of God working through it at times. The power of God is working through that mighty shield by faith. Every time we call on God in faith to raise that powerful shield He does. With the ...

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Be With Me In This Lonely Hour

Do not depart from me. As I begin this journey. In this lonely hour, As I leave my shire. For whatever is in store Just beyond my door, It terrifies me so. Though I do not know. What terrors lie ahead? Or where I am being led? “Be strong all ...

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God Uses “Dirty Laundry”

Most of the backyards in our neighborhood had clotheslines. Some were made of rope, suspended by “T” shaped pieces of wood on either side, while others were sturdy wire lines with steel posts at either end, held in the earth by cement. There was also the occasional umbrella-shaped line where ...

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