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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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Of Guilt-Trips, Fear and Faith

Writing is a curious undertaking.  Whether a hobby, a coping mechanism or a career, a writer is often dealing with his or her own demons or issues while writing.  Somewhere in the analysis of an issue or topic, a writer … Continue reading

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The M & M’s® Gospel

What do you do when the minister starts talking about generosity? Do you unconsciously check your pocket to make certain your wallet is there? Do you run math calculations through your mind wondering how much money you can afford to … Continue reading

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Of Job and Ants

On the opening night of a bible study on the Book of Job, the class leader told the story of his relationship with an ant colony. Every day, he parks in the same parking spot at work.  Over the years … 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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Feeling His Presence

I know many people who claim to feel or to have felt the presence of God in their lives.  Some seem to feel Him all the time, and others struggle to feel Him at all.  Alas, I fall into the second … Continue reading

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Questioning God

Is it okay to question God?  Is it okay to wonder, what in the world is He thinking?  I do not know if it is okay, but I do know most of us do question and wonder at times.  Of … 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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