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IDOLS IN THE TEMPLE Part 4: The Tithe (A)

The preacher’s face reddened as he belted out his favorite (some said his only) Sunday morning message.  With Bible held high and voice rising, he loudly reminded the congregation of our duty to faithfully bring the whole tithe (with emphasis on… 1,483 more words

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Locusts and Wild Honey

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He was said to prefer the isolated expanse of the wilderness to the noisy, populated villages and towns.  People said he snacked on wild honey from the rock crevices and ate locusts for breakfast. 1,791 more words

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Idols In The Temple: Part Two, Church Leadership

It is recommended that you read Part One of Idols In The Temple prior to reading this post.

Part Two

Under discussion in this post is the first of our idols in the temple:   1,912 more words

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Idols In The Temple, Part One

Idolatry.  It’s not a word we hear often in the church scene these days.  It’s not a word we like to hear. Sure, it may be mentioned in a sermon referencing ancient Israel or the cultures early Christians or missionaries interacted with, but seldom is it applied as relevant to modern, enlightened Christian believers.  1,027 more words

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The Quest For Rest

When Jesus spoke the words “the Son of Man has nowhere to lay His head” He was not referring merely to physical comforts ( 1,625 more words

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Still Feasting on the Tree of Life

Like an apple tree among the trees of the woods, so is my beloved among the sons. I sat down in his shade with great delight, and his fruit was sweet to my taste. 1,674 more words

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