Flesh and Bones

“For no man ever yet hated his own flesh; but nourishes and cherishes it, even as the Lord the church: For we are members of his body, of his flesh, and of his bones. For this cause shall a man leave his father and mother, and shall be joined unto...

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Many Mysteries: A Christian Journey

Mystery surrounds everything we call life; the Christian life is no exception. With the simple Bible concept, “peace that passes understanding — shall keep your heart and mind,” we get the idea of mystery. “Love passing knowledge” eclipses the world of concrete imagination. In our Bibles, we have “knowledge of...

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Divine Spiritual Ethics

“You feel downcast, you’re hurting, you don’t feel good, you’re tired, you’re exhausted, and you are tempted to be depressed or to receive stress. Wisdom is to rush to the throne of God to get mercy to help! You believe that His throne is a throne of mercy; you believe...

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Wishful Thinking

Wishful thinking can be larger than life. Lets begin with one man’s observations about the atheist, the politician, and the diplomat. “The definitely concrete fact that they (the atheist), do not acknowledge God determines their knowledge of God. And the fact that they do not want to admit His existence,...

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A Death without Dying

Many mysteries doth life bring to us. Why so? We are not all-knowing, in fact, on the extreme side of finite do we face the simple day. Quickly we learn some routines — get out of bed, wash our face, prepare a small breakfast, get in the car, etc. Sometimes...

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In God

“But thou, O Lord, art a shield for me; my glory, and the lifter up of mine head” Psalm 3:3 Heads need a lifting often because “… they are increased that trouble me! The opposition thickens and becomes a countless number squeezing in on me. They assemble and try to...

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When Testings Come

The subject of biblical testing at the initiation of God is one of fleeting understanding. In fact, this author wrote a short commentary on “Job” a few years ago, only to wonder, today, if there was any accuracy in the insight. I am thinking of writing a revision. I had...

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