Category Archives: choices

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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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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Christmas Story Lessons… Life Interrupted

December 18 “Jospeh went up… from the town of Nazereth… to Bethlehem… to be registered with Mary, his betrothed, who was with child…” (from Luke 2:4-5) Have you ever noticed that life hardly ever turns out like you plan it? … Continue reading

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Itching and Scratching

August 27 “For a time is coming when people will no longer listen to sound and wholesome teaching. They will follow their own desires and will look for teachers who will tell them whatever their itching ears want to hear.” … Continue reading

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Why Should I Go To Church? Part 4

July 26 “There are many parts, yet one Body.” (1Corinthians 12:20) I enjoy watching football. There is just something about opposing forces trying to accomplish the same goal… against each other. If you know anything about football you know that … Continue reading

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Churches and Choices

July 10 Recently, I watched a video about a vacationing couple who were doing their best to honor God (on the Lord’s Day) by finding a church to attend. The entire video was the couple driving around to the many … Continue reading

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Psalm Eighteen: 20-26

July 8 In this portion of the Psalm, David brings up a principle we need to consider. At first glance, we might conclude that God does wonderful things in David’s life because David does his best to honor God. In … Continue reading

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False Faith; Pt. 2

April 18 We have been talking about discerning false faith – how to determine truth from falsehood in what we choose to believe. Yesterday, we brought up the tragedy in Jonestown Guyana – where Jim Jones led his “church” of … Continue reading

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The Testing of Your Faith

April 9 “You know that the testing of your faith develops perseverance. Allow perseverance to finish its work, so that you may be mature and complete, not lacking anything.” (James 1:3-4) Since we know that God is pleased by our … Continue reading

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Doubt and Faith; Pt. 3

We have been talking about doubt and faith. How God has made it so that our faith in Him is based upon reasonable conclusions – but He has always left a shadow of doubt. In fact, we could even say … Continue reading

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