Indispensable

Indispensable  Some people are indispensable members of Christ’s body — they get superabundant honor. The list goes this way: 1) The feeble 2) The less honored 3) The uncomely  (These  are strength-less or weak). 4) Unbeautified, shapeless and not elegant. These groups often get kicked to the curb. Matthew 25:40  teaches, “Inasmuch as...

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The Beauty of Holiness

Righteousness and holiness are words out of fashion. To some, they are terms that imply exclusion and division. They are words employed to convey the sense of things sacred, and sacred things are things that seem out of reach. Jesus changed this. He came from Heaven to earth, the only...

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Cast Down but Not Forsaken

The awareness of shame is a reckoning with lost innocence, the realization that one now has the potential to hurt another and be hurt, to honor God and to dishonor Him. Shame is the pervasive effect and affect of sin. Shame is the raincoat of the soul, repelling the living...

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Spiritual Agility

Who can “out-endure”? As a boxer trains to strike, he must first train to stand. His agility to block and defend are directly related to his stance. His feet are pivotal, shifting body weight to strike or to re-adjust his balance so he is not knocked over. The ability to...

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