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When We “Skirt Around” God’s Borders

Noah Webster spent 28 years completing his 1828 Merriam Webster Dictionary, which includes many definitions based on biblical standards.  He believed that an earthly education without God’s Word was useless. One of the many words in his original dictionary is the verb skirted–living on the border of something, near the extremity.  And ...

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God’s Best…For All That Is Left

Honor is always out-of-season for a fool. He will seek it! He will even demand it, but like desiring snow in the summer-time, what he seeks will never come to him. His high opinion of himself and his self-righteous cause is never shared by others. He is neither deserving of ...

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Tearing Down Walls Through The Love of God

Walls. We are hearing a lot about them. Some politicians want to build a wall across America’s southern border. There is the Great Wall of China, and the wall that existed when Germany was a politically divided nation. There are racial walls, and emotional walls of bitterness between people. Walls ...

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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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Is Your Prayer Your Problem?

Is it possible that we actually cripple ourselves with our own prayers? Now, just hear me out … I am a veteran teacher in the public school classroom.  I took my position very seriously.  I knew God had placed me in the battle to represent Him to our nation’s children.  I ...

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