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GOOD REPLACED WITH BETTER

My first car was a 1966 Corvair, a stick shift, sporty coupe.  I loved that car.  I paid for it with my earning from work.  I was pretty proud of the fact that I could pay $700 cash for this … Continue reading

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COME ON—GROW UP!

You have to admit you have either heard it said to you or you said it to someone else yourself—”GROW UP!”  These two words come passionately from lips whose hearts and minds are frustrated at immature behaviors, right?  Guess what, … Continue reading

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WORD

“In the beginning was the Word, and the Word was with God, and the Word was God. He was with God in the beginning. Through him all things were made; without him nothing was made that has been made. In him was life, and that life … Continue reading

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WE CRAZY!

It is so easy to be sucked into the vortex of self-righteousness.  We are crazy, just like the Galatians, if we really think and behave as if being good and being better at being good, is what it takes to … Continue reading

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PRETENDING IS FRUITLESS

Pretending comes natural to us.  Just watch children at play and you will see them transform in their thoughts and actions to be super heroes, teachers, policemen, nurses, doctors, cowboys or soldiers.  Sometimes they will become their favorite animal!   Some … Continue reading

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KNOW GOD, KNOW YOUR AUDIENCE, KNOW HIS MESSAGE

As teachers we are taught to begin with what the student already knows and build on that foundation of information as we lead them to learning more to expand their knowledge and thinking.   Later, I learned as teacher of … Continue reading

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THE WHISPERING CAMPAIGN

When a person walks up to you and begins their conversation with: “Have you heard?” “Guess what, I heard…” “Can you believe they…” “Between you and me…” “I don’t want to start anything, but…” RUN from this conversation for evil … Continue reading

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BELIEVE—DO WE REALLY?

Jesus has a message for you and I that leaps off this page in our passage today.  “Don’t be unbelieving.  Believe.”  Real believing is real life.  So, we must ask ourselves what life are we living?  Is it real life? … Continue reading

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THE MIRACLE BROUGHT THE MASSES

What brings us to a large event?  Word of mouth?  Extreme promotions?  Curiosity?  “Seeing is believing”, most people say, so they come.  Today we pay money to hear, see and experience what the masses say we should.  We are all … Continue reading

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IMPRESSED?

We are easily impressed with people who do good things, who give generously, who go out of their way to help in their communities without really know who they are.  We don’t really know their true motives behind the goodness.  … Continue reading

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