Category Archives: temptations

IF I WERE A RICH MAN…

Luke – Wide Open Doors!   Dear God, you made many, many poor people. I realize, of course, that it’s no shame to be poor But it’s no great honor, either. So what would have been so terrible if I … Continue reading

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LOOKING AROUND VS. LOOKING IN

Luke – Doors Wide Open!   A long time ago, when our children were very small, we would ask them to pray over our meal as good training to thank God for all He has given to us. One of … Continue reading

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“BUSINESS AS USUAL”–UNTIL…

Luke – Doors Wide Open!   Jesus taught his disciples (and us) to pray, “Our Father in heaven, hallowed be your name. Your kingdom come, your will be done, on earth as it is in heaven. Give us this day … Continue reading

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THE DESIRES OF OUR HEARTS

Luke – Wide Open Doors!   Who doesn’t worry? We all can easily find something to worry about, can’t we? My dad used to joke that he was a professional at worrying…he could and would worry about your problems, too! … Continue reading

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HOW RICH ARE WE?

Luke – Doors Wide Open!   How rich do we want to be? What does it mean to be rich? Would life be easier if we were rich? Do we often worry about not being rich? Would being rich bring … Continue reading

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LED BY GOD’S HOLY SPIRIT

Luke – Wide Open Doors!   The Holy Spirit’s leading is talked about often in our churches, small groups, training classes and other discipleship events to bring us closer to the will of God. What does it mean to be … Continue reading

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THE CONFUSED RELIGIOUS

Luke – Doors Wide Open!   As a young adult married couple, both public school teachers, settling into the life we worked hard to attain with three beautiful, bright children, all was good. Because life was good, our banker called … Continue reading

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