Category Archives: Purpose in Life

Kingdom Talk: Success and Failure; pt. 3

September 13 “When you tell them all this, they will not listen to you; when you call to them, they will not answer.” (Jeremiah 7:27; see also Ezekiel 3:7) Picture this… you have a message from the God of Heaven. … Continue reading

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Kingdom Talk: Success and Failure

September 11 As Christians, all too often we tend to bring the world’s definitions and experiences into our thoughts of the Kingdom of God. But when we do that, we can find ourselves operating by the world’s ways – while … Continue reading

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…Out to Sow…

September 10 “A sower went out to sow…” (Matthew 13:4) I want to thank all of you who contacted me, taking the time to let me know what a blessing these blog posts have been to you. You can never … Continue reading

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What I’ve Learned About Love

August 17 “Love never fails.” (1Corinthians 13:8a) Today is my 33rd Wedding Anniversary. I must say… the years have flown by (which must mean that I am having fun!). It helps being married to an amazing woman. She is the … Continue reading

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Whoever Believes in Me; part 6

August 16 “I have come into the world as light, so that whoever believes in Me will not remain in darkness.” (Jesus – John 11:25) I am often perplexed and saddened by what I hear on the evening news – … Continue reading

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Whoever Believes in Me; part 4

August 14 “Whoever believes in Me, as the Scripture has said: ‘Streams of living water will flow from within him.’” (Jesus – John 7:38) Believing in Jesus does more for us than just fill us with the water of life … Continue reading

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Grace Upon Grace

March 19 It is one of the subtle truths of the Christian life that we will only live by what we know. Simply stated: our actions are largely determined by what we think – and what we think is based … Continue reading

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A Moment in Life

March 9 I want to apologize in advance for today’s post – it’s not really a devotional… or a meditation… or even a thought… It’s just a moment in my life… that I wanted to share. Maybe you can find … Continue reading

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A Call to Greater…

February 21 “Truly, truly, I tell you, whoever believes in Me will also do the works that I am doing. He will do even greater things than these…” (John 14:12) Yesterday, we talked about nominal Christianity vs. normal Christianity. Nominal … Continue reading

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Normal Christianity

February 19 “For God is the One working in you both to will and to work according to His good pleasure.” (Philippians 2:13) I have always been a bit of an idealist (okay… a big-time idealist!), especially when it comes … Continue reading

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