When Love Is Right In Front Of You

I will never walk alone for your love is ever before me, and I walk continually in your truth.  Psalm 26:3 Everyone wonders what their future will hold.  Good times or hard times?  Healthy or unhealthy?  Married or unmarried?  Financially secure or living with meager provision?  Surrounded by those who love us or mostly alone? […]

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Sounds Pious To Me

But those who do what is right come to the light so others can see that they are doing what God wants.  John 3:21 This scripture seems to indicate that I should do what is righteous so others can see it.  Is this a promotion of piety?  There are scriptures that warn against fasting for someone else’s approval, […]

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That’s It! I’m Done In!

Do not be overcome by evil, but overcome evil with good.  Romans 12:21 I admit it.  In the past, I had a ‘quitters’ mentality.  Something too hard?  Give up.  One too many disappointments?  Become cynical.  Numerous criticisms?  Give way to self-doubt.  Prolonged crisis?  Become numb and grit it out till it was over.  In all […]

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Blind and Obsessed

But the men [angels] reached out their hands and brought Lot into the house with them and shut the door. And they struck with blindness the men who were at the entrance of the house, both small and great, so that they wore themselves out groping for the door. Genesis 19:10-11 God is faithful to protect […]

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Doing What My Father Did

Come now, let us kill him and throw him into one of the pits. Then we will say that a fierce animal has devoured him, and we will see what will become of his dreams.” But when Reuben heard it, he rescued him out of their hands, saying, “Let us not take his life.” And […]

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Dealing With The Enemy

For this purpose the Son of God was manifested, that He might destroy the works of the devil. I John 3:8 That is a thought provoking verse ~ that Jesus came to earth to destroy the works of the devil. Wait, didn’t he come to die to redeem mankind? Yes. But God’s over-arching mission was that the works of […]

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Relating To The Arrogant

God has chosen the foolish things of the world to shame the wise, and God has chosen the weak things of the world to shame the things which are strong. I Cor. 1:27 How did Jesus relate to arrogant people? There are people who say, in response to everything you say, “I know.” It’s a […]

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Exposure

All who do evil hate the light and refuse to go near it for fear their sins will be exposed.  John 3:20 NLT Whether infant, boy child, or adult Jesus in full time ministry, He was the Light of the world. Throughout His ministry, He told us what Light does.  It draws and warms the searching […]

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The Darkness Emboldens

All who do evil hate the light and refuse to go near it for fear their sins will be exposed. John 3:20 NLT The darkness makes mischief-makers bold.  Most sexual abuse happens at night because victims are probably sleeping and can easily be preyed upon.  Many other crimes happen at night, too.  Under the cover […]

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Simply Repelled

God’s light came into the world, but people loved the darkness more than the light, for their actions were evil.   John 3:19  NLT Jesus announced that He was the light of the world but we all loved darkness rather than light.  Instead of Light being attractive, we were repelled.  Christ was just not desirable to us.  His […]

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