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Whatever I love is my god

This quote by St. Augustine frequently causes me to reflect on what are the things I love. How do you know what you love?  I go by what I grieve losing.  If I am sad to have lost something, then … Continue reading

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God’s Trip to Somewhere Else

Faith never knows where it is being led. (1) This may be our biggest problem with faith, not knowing where it will lead us. While I permit my wife, my administrative assistant, and God to add things to my daily calendar. … Continue reading

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Living Above Circumstances

Never live above your means!  Always live above your circumstances! When I took a month long mission trip to Malawi, called the Warm Heart of Africa, I encountered the happiest people I had ever met. Malawi is one of the 10 poorest … Continue reading

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You are NO god

Most people desire a god who will give them only what they want.  They want a small god! Why limit God to your desires? Many people say to God: “God, be me!  Do what I want, approve what I approve, like … Continue reading

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Real Christians Laugh

Then our mouth was filled with laughter,  and our tongue with shouts of joy. Psalm 126:2 Christians are not known for promoting laughter. Sarah laughed at God when He told her that she would give birth to a child in … Continue reading

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Real Men Cry

Do not alloy thy gold of faith with the dross of human confidence. (1) God told Joshua to be strong and courageous, but God never told Joshua to have faith in himself. Most of us believe that we have to have faith … Continue reading

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There are no atheists …

… in foxholes, the science lab, or the back pew. There are no atheists anywhere.  Every one is a person of faith. The scientist, the atheist, the egomaniac, and the Christian are all people of faith.  Everyone believes in something, … Continue reading

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