Timing

“My times are in Your hand; deliver me from the hand of my enemies and from those who persecute me,” Psalm 31:15. It’s no secret, I’m not a comedian. Because of poor timing, I have wrecked several great jokes. When it comes to funny, delivery of the punch line is…

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It’s A Must!

“A new command I give you: Love one another. As I have loved you, so you MUST LOVE one another. By this everyone will know that you are my disciples, if you love one another.” John 13:34,35 Commanded love is not usually what we think of when we hear someone say, “Thank you…

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The Connection

“Now these (the Bereans) were more noble-minded than those in Thessalonica, for they received the word with great eagerness, examining the Scriptures daily to see whether these things were so,” Acts 17:11. Sadly, there’s a lot of ‘part-time truth’ being falsely declared as, “God spoke to me.” As spiritual leaders,…

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What’s God Doing Here?

“Be imitators of me, just as I also am of Christ,” 1 Corinthians 11:1.  “What’s he doing here?” asked a little girl.  Together with a few other families, we had invited her family over to our house for a Friday night ‘get-to-know-you’ dessert. While waiting for our guests to arrive,…

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Meanningful

“… because the hearts of the saints have been refreshed through you, brother.” Philemon 7b. “He has time for me.” “He notices my kids.” “His messages make me think.” “He helps me understand the Bible.” “He’s a humble guy.” “He loves Jesus.” “His family is a blessing.” These are a…

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