Tag Archives: Whining

PATIENCE AND PROSE

James – Dealing with Sin   It has been said “patience is a virtue”. The biblical writers assume that we know what patience is and don’t give an explicit definition. But do we?   Could you define patience if you … Continue reading

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LAMENT LESSONS

James – Dealing with sin   We are considered rich if we make around $1400 a year when you compare us to the world’s wealth as a whole! So we should not think that this next passage is not for … Continue reading

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AND WHEN YOU OPEN YOUR MOUTH…

James – Dealing with sin   We can already feel the tension rise just from reading the title. James sets us all down as school children in the principle’s office to remind us that words can maim, hurt, and destroy. … Continue reading

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WHAT GOD CAN’T DO

Hebrews – God’s Action in Jesus   Wait, what!? But God can do anything! We say it but do we live our lives believing it? Sometimes I wonder about that. God promises to be with us. But we still worry…about … Continue reading

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CONTAINERS

Timothy and Titus – Inconspicuous Leadership   Containers. I’m not good at organizing them well. I try to arrange them according to size and purpose. I put the adjoining lids carefully, by size, in a crate. That sounds easy until … Continue reading

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A PASTOR’S HEART

Thessalonians – Hope   Pastors are called to love people to God because of their love for God themselves. If you wonder what that tenacious, tireless love looks like, we get a glimpse of the heart of a pastor, who … Continue reading

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IDOLIZED RELIGION

Ephesians 5 – Belief and Behavior   How does it make you feel to be used for someone else’s purpose to get ahead in this world….using church work as the tool? Our one and only desire as believers should be … Continue reading

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