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The Character of the Christian Heart

(Mark 9:33-41) 33 Then He came to Capernaum. And when He was in the house He asked them, “What was it you disputed among yourselves on the road?” 34 But they kept silent, for on the road they had disputed among themselves who would be the greatest. 1,937 more words

Praying the Scriptures

I read a survey recently that suggested that some 90% or more of Americans pray. What an encouragement, right? In a world in which people often seem to be cold toward God or at least religion and religious institutions and practices in their personal lives a great majority pray. 298 more words

Testing The spirits


“Beloved, believe not every spirit, but try the spirits whether they are of God: because many false prophets are gone out into the world.   1,191 more words


Danger in A Little Member!

“Even so the tongue is a little member, and boasteth great things. Behold, how great a matter a little fire kindleth!  And the tongue is a fire, a world of iniquity: so is the tongue among our members, that it defileth the whole body, and setteth on fire the course of nature; and it is set on fire of hell.   984 more words


Navel Gazing: Regrets

As we age, I think most people have things they’ve done that make them shudder when they remember. I have a list of them that I recall to mind when I need to take my ego down a notch. 321 more words

From My Life

Nehemiah: an Unsung Hero

Nehemiah, the ancient wall builder of Jerusalem, often finds himself far down the list of favorite Bible personalities. That’s understandable. There is much to commend the more popular names of Abraham, Paul, David, Peter, or Moses. 620 more words


Pray it Forward

“I, Paul, am in prison because I am a missionary for Jesus Christ to you who are not Jews.” Ephesian 3:1 

1st Century AD. You are in a prison in Ephesus. 871 more words