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With All Authority - Paul's Epistle to Titus

Paul’s authorship of the letter to Titus has been questioned by a few scholars, largely because of the mention of having been on the island of Crete, when there is no other scriptural record of Paul having visited the island. 539 more words


Purpose in Pain

Dr. Paul Brand was a leading expert in the care of lepers (what is now called “Hansen’s Disease.” He wrote that rather than pain being a problem, it can be a tremendous blessing – a gift. 744 more words

Spiritual Reflections

On Listening

For the past two years, I have been working with people. I studied mathematics in college, a discipline that has right and wrong answers. A proof either works or it doesn’t. 708 more words


You Should Just Give Up...

I found myself complaining the other day about something I now don’t even remember what is was about but it got me thinking about fundamentally why my first reaction was to grumble about the issue in the first place? 692 more words


Best Week Ever...For Me, At Least

I always wonder every year or every time I take a second to just think and put things in retrospect about Jesus, what I would have done. 784 more words



One of our adult kids has gotten particularly hard at life, hard at the things of God. Good Friday…on that day Christ died for our sins; He is our propitiation, our gift. 508 more words

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The Epiphany of Joy, Chapter 13: Joy in Obedience (2 of 3)

Throughout the Old Testament God is clear about the results of obeying His commands: things will go well. “Walk in obedience to all I command you, that it may go well with you,” God said through His prophet Jeremiah (Jeremiah 7:23b NIV). 870 more words