Author Archives: theheartseeker

About theheartseeker

I have spent years studying the Scriptures and seeking for God's answer to the question: What IS true Christianity? Let me share some answers with you...

The Word for Prayer

July 15 This is a companion piece to my blog on… I don’t often take the time to “breakdown” Bible words in my posts (most folks really aren’t that interested in the details), but I think that such a … Continue reading


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Angry Culture

This is a companion piece to our look at Jesus’ teaching on anger @… June 10 “Everyone who is angry with his brother will be liable to judgment.” (Jesus) As I survey our current cultural climate, two interconnected things … Continue reading

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The BE-attitudes… A Few Final Thoughts

This is a follow-up post to our look at the Beatitudes over at… May 23 Having looked closely at “The Beatitudes” (you can read those thoughts @ the above-mentioned site) I wanted to conclude by pointing out something really … Continue reading

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Blessed… a Second Look

This is a companion, follow-up piece to Thursday’s post on… theHeartSeekerblog.… May 3 “Blessed are…” (Jesus – Matthew 5) In yesterday’s post in “The Red-Letters,” we talked about being blessed – and approached Jesus’ teaching from a Hebrew perspective. … Continue reading

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They Left Everything…

This is a companion, follow-up piece to the Monday and Tuesday’s posts on… theHeartSeekerblog.… April 24 “When they had brought their boats to land, they left everything and followed Him.” (Luke 5:11) They had fished all night and caught … Continue reading

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March 27 “And leaving Nazareth he went and lived in Capernaum by the sea, in the territory of Zebulun and Naphtali…” (Matthew 4:13) In my studies for “The Red-Letters” – Thoughts on the Words of Jesus (@ the [shameless … Continue reading

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A Day of Loss…

March 1 This week brought one of the saddest of days for our household. We had to say “goodbye” to our Golden Retriever, Daisy. I’m the type of person who believes that each episode of our lives can teach us … Continue reading

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Lessons from a Royal Official

This is a follow-up piece to this week’s work on…… February 22 In chapter 4 of his gospel, John records a powerful account (vs. 46-54). Summarizing… a man (identified only as a “royal official” in Capernaum) has a sick … Continue reading

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The Light?

February 1 “This is the verdict: Light has come into the world, but people loved darkness instead of light because their deeds were evil.” (Jesus – John 3:19) In Jesus’ conversation with Nicodemus, Our Savior talks about many important issues … Continue reading

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Water into Wine

This is a companion piece to my work going on at:… January 21 “(Turning water into wine), the first of His signs, Jesus did at Cana in Galilee, and revealed His glory. And His disciples believed in Him.” (John … Continue reading

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