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Love Does No Wrong

Romans 13:10 Love does no wrong to a neighbor. Therefore love is the fulfillment of the law. This a jewel of a passage in Romans. All the words of God are precious, however there are some verses that speak more to our hearts than others, depending on where we are in life. This verse is…

In Distress

Jonah 2 The prayer of Jonah in Chapter 2; we can understand something about prayer. Jonah was in distress. Jonah was in pain, sorrow and suffering. Jonah was in that position because he put himself in that position by running away from God. Jonah refused to do what God asked him to do, which was…

Pay Careful Attention

Hebrews 2:1 We must pay the most careful attention, therefore, to what we have heard, so that we do not drift away. I love this book. I love how it encourages us to pay attention to things that are important. I love how the writer uses the Old Testament passages to show us that God’s…

Be Strong In The Lord

Ephesians 6:10 finally, my brethren, be strong in the Lord and in the power of His might. Paul is encouraging Christians to be strong in the Lord. It will be a great thing if you can go back and read all the book of Ephesians, then these words would mean so much more to you.…

Give Me One Good Reason

A long time ago when my daughter was very young she got into trouble for opening presents she wasn’t supposed to. When we found out what she did we talked to her about it and explained why it is important to wait. Being little she heard what we said but did it again. So now…

Love Never Fails

When we love someone, there are somethings that will shine through. Love is one of those things that will show. Love is like a plant. When we care for it; water it, keep it warm and constantly feed it, love will grow. My question is; does our attitudes reflect these? If not, then we need…

Rafting

The college and young professionals went to the Ocoee River in Tennessee to go white water rafting earlier this month. We had a really great time. It is amazing what lessons can be learned from going on a trip like that. The experience of whitewater rafting is a great metaphor for the experience of the…

Jesus and Baseball

Luke 21:27-28 At that time they will see the Son of Man coming in a cloud with power and great glory. When these things begin to take place, stand up and lift up your heads, because your redemption is drawing near. If you know me, you know I like baseball a lot. I love the…

Ephesians 3:8-9

8 To me, who am less than the least of all the saints, this grace was given, that I should preach among the Gentiles the unsearchable riches of Christ, 9 and to make all see what is the fellowship of the mystery, which from the beginning of the ages has been hidden in God who created all things through Jesus Christ;…