Monthly Archives: April 2017

PAYING TAXES – SUCH A HUMAN THING

Matthew – Fulfilled. Yesterday was the dreaded day for those of us who didn’t quite hold out enough to pay the dreaded tax to the local, state and national government. Why is it a dread? We knew it was coming. … Continue reading

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SIMPLE TRUTH

Matthew – Fulfilled. Do we pray for rain with an umbrella in one hand expecting it to come? That is faith. Do we pray for a loved one’s physical, mental, spiritual condition, then walk away and worry and fret? That … Continue reading

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FREE TO TALK

Matthew – Fulfilled. Something exciting has happened to you, but it isn’t time to share it with everyone just yet. Maybe it is the hope of a new home, but you need to sell the one you have. Maybe it … Continue reading

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WHO DO YOU SAY I AM?

Matthew – Fulfilled. Matthew 16, The Message Son of Man, Son of God 13 When Jesus arrived in the villages of Caesarea Philippi, he asked his disciples, “What are people saying about who the Son of Man is?” 14 They … Continue reading

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RUNT BELIEVERS

Matthw – Fulfilled. We perform an experiment at the science academy where I teach called “elephant toothpaste”. We mix a small amount of yeast in warm water and set it aside. In a larger Erlenmeyer flask, we put 150ml of … Continue reading

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“I HURT FOR THESE PEOPLE”

Matthew – Fulfilled. We are bombarded with every sin and the results of sin on the news every day…even throughout the day. People upset because they didn’t get their own way make a choice to kill or maime. Broken relationships … Continue reading

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TAKE IT TO HEART

Matthew – Fulfilled. Lawmakers can change a law, trying to solve human perceptions of injustice, but a law cannot change the heart and attitude, prejudices and habits of a people. Only God can do that work in hearts when we … Continue reading

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IS IT REALLY YOU?

Matthew – Fulfilled. When we haven’t seen someone in a long time, the first thought on most of our minds is the question, “Is that really you?” Then as we get closer and closer to them and look into their … Continue reading

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BY HIMSELF

Matthew – Fulfilled. Here I am in the early morning, before getting ready to go teach with others at my job, to be by myself. I cherish this time. Sometimes I drag myself to this desk with a cup of … Continue reading

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GRIEF TO MERCY

Matthew – Fulfilled. Our world is a busy place. We work, we think about work when we are not working, not giving much thought to anything else. Then something happens to stop us cold in our tracks. It is usually … Continue reading

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