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BROKEN

What will it take to break us?  What does it mean to be “broken”? What does God have to allow to happen in and around us to get our attention?    It seems when all is going well, we praise … Continue reading

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LEGENDARY PRIDE AND ARROGANCE

“God opposes the proud but gives grace to the humble.”  James 4:6 God levels the playing field by allowing those full of pride to suffer the consequences of their own behavior.  Pride-filled people who have succeeded in life begin to … Continue reading

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CLEANSING WITH REPENTANCE

One of the most heartfelt prayers is found in Psalms 51.  I pray it often myself.  The words of truth get right to the heart of the matter.  It was sung/written by David after he finally admitted and repented his … Continue reading

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WE THINK WE CAN FIX IT

When we turn inward, to our own thinking, current abilities, with stuff accumulated over the years; we have a tendency, a temptation really, to turn from God and lean only to our own understanding, to our own devices thinking we … Continue reading

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FOR BETTER OR WORSE

We will have many storms that sweep through our lives that wreak havoc on our resolve to follow Jesus.  I grew up in Oklahoma, land of tornadoes and ever-changing weather patterns.  This is what I have observed.  Before a storm … Continue reading

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REBELLION

In every good novel there is a problem to be solved.  In every drama portrayed on stage or in film there is a plot that begins with a problem to be solved before the story ends.  The plot rises to … Continue reading

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DISOBEDIENCE NEVER GOES WELL

The little girl left her mother from her seat on the plane to run down the aisle to and from the back, wreaking havoc with all the other passengers.  The mom was at her wits end.  She also had an … Continue reading

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FEAR FACTOR AND DECEPTION

How many times are we tempted with moving to what looks to be the best place to live?  How many times have you been tempted with a job that offers far more benefits but had some hidden pitfalls?  We are … Continue reading

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MURDER OF THE GOOD BAD GUY!

Randy and I are watching a movie series that involves real thinking.  We are constantly asking each other, “who is he, is he a good guy or a bad guy?”  As the plot thickens, we learn he is a good-bad … Continue reading

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THE PAGAN PROTECTED PROPHET

The Babylonian captain of the guard preached a sermon that sounded a great deal like what Jeremiah had been saying for forty years! The Jews must have been embarrassed to hear a pagan Babylonian tell them they were sinners, but … Continue reading

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