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Noticeable Change?

People complain. Some complain a lot, and some complain a little. No matter the frequency, everyone complains. Even those shaking their heads as they read this muttering, “I never complain,” complain at times. It is part of the human condition, … Continue reading

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A Blind Eye

Several years ago AnOldSinner wrote a piece entitled “Seeking Excuses.” Basically, it was my confession concerning the mental gymnastics I went through to avoid acknowledging my need to have a relationship with God. Recently, the beautiful view from the deck … Continue reading

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Changed?

AnOldSinner was looking into the mirror the other day. It was not one of those, “Gosh is that another wrinkle moments,” or “Boy, I still look good for my age moments.” It was one of those, “What do others see … Continue reading

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Blessed?

An article caught AnOldSinner’s eye not long ago. The article questioned the use of the word blessed by Christians. In fact, the writer opined this was a word Christians should quit using. Of course, he did not simply give that … Continue reading

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Whose Jesus?

An essay by a Christian writer recently caught AnOldSinner’s attention. The writer was chastising mainstream evangelical churches for failing to understand the needs of the younger generations.  The writer opined church leaders were missing the boat because they thought all … Continue reading

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A Defensive Position

AnOldSinner commented on the meaning and importance of a Christian’s testimony a few weeks ago.  One point made in “Unsworn Testimony” is how important the testimony may be to  someone hearing it.  While one’s testimony is important, the problem as … Continue reading

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Coming Together?

Well, someone got me late last year.  I opened my email and there it was.  One of my friends forwarded an email with the subject USA Map.  Given the fact the presidential election was held a few weeks earlier, I … Continue reading

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Seeking a Shield?

The label seeker is often used to describe those who are seeking spiritual enlightenment. In the Christian community, a seeker is often thought of as someone seeking an understanding of Christianity, or seeking a better understanding of God and His … Continue reading

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Is Loving God Hard?

Is loving God hard for you?  It is for me.  In fact, for many years it was impossible.  For much of that time, I was angry, and loving anything was hard.  Loving God was impossible.  Even after I dealt with … Continue reading

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Through the Eyes of a Child

No one can know another’s heart.  We try, but as humans we simply do not have the ability to know another’s heart fully.  For that reason, we are often hurt and disappointed by family and friends.  This is especially true … Continue reading

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