GUILT IS A TASKMASTER He [Jacob] instructed the first [servant], “When Esau my brother meets you and asks you, ‘To whom do you belong? Where are you going? And whose are these ahead of you?’ then you shall say, ‘They belong to your servant Jacob. They are a present sent to my lord Esau. For …

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GOD AND I – SHIPWRECKED Through many tribulations we must enter the kingdom of God. Acts 14:22             I must be clear, not only as I share the Gospel with others, but in my expectations of what following Jesus means. To embrace Jesus is to embrace a life characterized by a cross.  Paul was clear …

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PERSPECTIVE There was a rich man who was dressed in purple and fine linen and lived in luxury every day.  At his gate was laid a beggar named Lazarus, covered with sores and longing to eat what fell from the rich man’s table.  Even the dogs came and licked his sores.  The time came when …

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THE BATTLE FOR FAITH No, in all these things (tribulation, distress, famine, nakedness, danger & sword) we are more than conquerors through Him that loved us.  Romans 8:37 What does it mean to be a conqueror?   To be a conqueror of suffering?  This verse might lead me to believe that by doing ‘something’, I …

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