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A fire with only one log

For the last couple of years, I have lived in a home with a wood burning stove that we use for heat. I had never had an opportunity to enjoy that experience before, and prior to living in this home, … Continue reading

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Joshua: “You Can’t Serve God”

The book of Joshua has one verse that is far more well known than any other in its pages: “Choose for yourselves today whom you will serve: whether the gods which your fathers served which were beyond the River, or … Continue reading

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Promises and Patience

Reading in Hebrews 6 recently, the importance of patience really stood out to me.  Verses 11 and 12 state: “And we desire that each one of you show the same diligence so as to realize the full assurance of hope … Continue reading

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“By Us Them Excuse”

By Us Them Excuse   “So that you will prove yourselves to be blameless and innocent, children of God above reproach in the midst of a crooked and perverse generation, among whom you appear as lights in the world” (Philippians … Continue reading

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A Lesson From John Wesley And An Indian Leader

I’ve been reading a little in the Journal of John Wesley and have come across some interesting truth. Some great truths are in part of an entry from July 1st 1736 as John Wesley spoke to a leader of the … Continue reading

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Have you ever questioned the Bible?

Is the Bible really a book that comes from God? Or should we even ask such a question?  Isn’t that a bit, or far more than a bit, sacrilegious?  How can we challenge God that way? And yet, while I … Continue reading

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The Bible is not a textbook

The Bible is not a textbook. The Bible was written for normal people to be understood, believed, obeyed, and enjoyed. This does not mean that there is nothing complex in the Bible, that we do not need teachers to instruct … Continue reading

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