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ORDINARY PEOPLE , THE NARROW WAY AND GRACE

The MSG version of the Bible says that God has not revealed himself to the sophisticated people but to the little ones, the children, and the ordinary folks. See below in Matthew 11:25-30. 25-26 Abruptly Jesus broke into prayer: “Thank you, … Continue reading

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I CHOOSE LOVE-the slippery slope of grace.

Some good folks I know are leaving the more conservative Presbyterian churches for communities more accepting of the LGBT way of life. I get that. People want to be with folks who are more accommodating to their particular understanding of … Continue reading

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SEE NO EVIL??

After the events of the past few days I feel the need to speak out, not as one associated with any political party, but as a Christian. I am convinced that the President has given tacit approval to hate groups … Continue reading

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GRACE IN ATHEISM

How can God be found in atheism? Hmmm. Continue reading

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TOO MANY RULES

  Remember the old song about signs everywhere telling us what to do. In case you don’t, here are some of the lyrics. (The Five Man Electrical Band) Sign, sign, everywhere a sign Blockin’ out the scenery, breakin’ my mind … Continue reading

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NOT SAVED BY FAITH

We are not saved by faith, as some would emphasize. We are saved only by God’s grace from beginning to end. It’s like that passage in Philippians 1:6,which states: “God who began a good work in you will bring it … Continue reading

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“Faith is believing something you know ain’t true.”- Mark Twain

Three mighty big words in that quote; faith, belief, true. A lot of folk think that the first two belong to the realm of the unreasonable while truth is what science and materialism and the real world is all about. … Continue reading

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