Category Archives: True Christianity

Angry Culture

This is a companion piece to our look at Jesus’ teaching on anger @ theHeartSeekerBlog.wordpress.com… 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 theHeartSeekerBlog.wordpress.com… 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. wordpress.com… 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. wordpress.com… 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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Lessons from a Royal Official

This is a follow-up piece to this week’s work on… theHeartSeekerBlog.wordpress.com… 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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Temptation Foundation

January 11 “For all that is in the world, the lust of the flesh and the lust of the eyes and the boastful pride of life, is not from the Father, but is from the world.” (1John 2:16) Most of … Continue reading

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Humbling and Testing

This is a companion piece to my post on theHeartseekerblog.wordpress.com… January 4 Have you ever wondered why we all go through times when our world is shaken – or God seems to be absolutely disinterested in what you are going … Continue reading

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Fulfilling Righteousness

Also posted at… TheHeartseekerBlog.wordpress.com January 3 “It is proper for us to do this to fulfill all righteousness.” (Jesus – Matthew 3:15) John was all the rage. Hoards of people came out to see his gig daily. Listening intently. Feeling … Continue reading

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Words of Spirit and Life

January 1, 2019 “The words I have spoken to you–they are full of the Spirit and life.” (Jesus – John 6:63) New beginings are all about new priorities. New ways of looking at things. New directions. New focus. As each … Continue reading

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Christmas Story Lessons… Treasure and Ponder

December 24 “Mary treasured up all these things, and pondered them in her heart…” (Luke 2:19) This is the one verse of the Christmas story that almost seems out of place. All these wonderful, amazing events are happening – the … Continue reading

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