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Category Archives: Christian walk
You can’t make a deal.
Note: This post was drafted 11/2017, the reason for it’s delay should become evident shortly. Most of us, at some time or other in our lives, will find ourselves in a situation that is so overwhelming we cry out to … Continue reading
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“If God is good, why does He allow bad things to happen?” The Lord Jesus Christ is my redeemer. What that means is that He is my rescuer, my savior. There is a sense of recovery in that meaning so … Continue reading
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Does Love require Faith?
I started this post a few years ago but am finishing it now because of the post Walking by Faith which I shared with my pastor. The question I started working on here was “does Love require Faith” (and by … Continue reading
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Walking by Faith
In church recently we sang the famous hymn “It is Well With My Soul” by Horatio Spafford, circa 1873. As we got to the last chorus, the words “And Lord, haste the day when the faith shall be sight…” started … Continue reading
Judgement and examination
1 Corinthians 4:3 – “… I do not even judge myself.” 2 Corinthians 13:5 – “Examine yourselves…” Examination and judgement are not the same. In court examination is done by the lawyer then judgement is passed by the judge. In … Continue reading
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Contradictions in the Bible
I classify Biblical contradictions into 3 categories; contradictions of account, contradictions of interpretation and contradictions of concept. The Bible is not just a book of religious wisdom and insight, it is also a work of history. As such it is … Continue reading
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Faith, Hope, Love and Snowflakes.
Faith, hope and love make life worth living. They are first things. Just as success, power and money are second things. Second things are only bad when the get out of order with first things. This perception of primacy and … Continue reading
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Ephesians 2:8-9 (KJV) “For by grace are ye saved through faith; and that not of yourselves: it is the gift of God: Not of works, lest any man should boast.” Romans 8:1-2 “Therefore there is now no condemnation for those who are in … Continue reading
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What is truth?
When I was at the men’s breakfast last Saturday I learned something kinda neat and that made me think about something else. So bear with me while I tell you the first thing to present the second. We had a … Continue reading
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What was the question?
Matthew Chapter 2 16Then when Herod saw that he had been tricked by the magi, he became very enraged, and sent and slew all the male children who were in Bethlehem and all its vicinity, from two years old and … Continue reading
Posted in Christian, Christian walk, death, Faith, God, Meaning of Life Tagged Bible, Pain, questions, sorrow 2 Comments