Monthly Archives: July 2012

PWYP!

If you are a regular reader of my blogs, Daily Bread Crumbs or Reclamation316, you that that I frequently write about Sabbath Rest, slowing down, being still, etc.  As a recovering workaholic, I have this sermon down pat.  I can preach all the how-to’s and … Continue reading

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Fair Weather Friendships

Faith grows during storms (1) Why is it that some people’s faith only grows during storms and crisis? Can’t faith grow in quiet daylight?  Grass does! Rarely does anyone call me and say: “Pastor, life is good!  Do you have guidance … Continue reading

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Why Jesus Is Relentless

Bitterness has a tenacious way  of taking root deep within the soul (1) The root of a stalk of corn can grow up 6-7 feet deep if it finds a worm hole to run down deep into the earth.  This … Continue reading

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The God Vaccine

Dare I really let God be to me all that He says He will be? (1) Most of us want God to be a half-god to us.   We want Him to be present in our lives, but not ever-present, … Continue reading

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RElease the Captives

Release of the Captives July 8, 2012 Philemon Paul, a prisoner for Christ Jesus, and Timothy our brother, To Philemon our beloved fellow worker our fellow soldier, and the church in your house: Grace to you and peace from God … Continue reading

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God at Rest

Think of the enormous leisure of God! He is never in a hurry. (1) The dog-days of August have come early this year.  It’s hot and dry.  The air conditioner labors to cool down the house, while the body longs for a fresh … Continue reading

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Life Calculus

Don’t calculate without God (1) I have always been a whiz with numbers.  In school I could add, subtract, multiple, and divide with the best.  Word problems and algebraic equations were my soul mates. Arithmetic was home base.  I consistently made A’s in … Continue reading

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