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Rest for Your Soul

Not only must the inner sanctuary be kept right with God, but the outer courts as well are to be brought into perfect accord with God. (1) In these words Oswald Chambers states the obvious, your outer life needs to match your … Continue reading

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God Made Me This Way

“God made me this way!” “Really!  Do you really believe God made you a grumpy, self-centered, impatient clod?” … the conversation paused. Now, I would understand if someone who believes in evolution and unintelligent design said this.   I would also pity … 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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Guard Your Heart

The NCAA March Madness Basketball Tournament is not a good place for the faint-hearted or over-confidant. If you dare, ask a Duke or Missouri fan this morning how they are feeling.  Both lost in big upsets to teams everyone was … 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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Spiritual Leakage

Spiritual leakage sounds innocent enough. In most cases a leak is a minor inconvenience: A leaking tire needs a patch; A leaking faucet needs a washer; A leaking diaper needs a replacement. But if left unattended any leak will create a … 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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