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Season After Pentecost: The Gospel Passage – As to faith, do or not do; there is no “try”

“The apostles came up and said to the Master, “Give us more faith.” (Luke 17:5)

Beloved reader, I am using The Message translation today because it seemed more clear to what the writer of Luke (and by extension Jesus) was trying to get across. 542 more words

Christian Journey

Securely Established

He brought me up also out of a horrible pit, out of the miry clay, and set my feet upon a rock, and established my steps. 214 more words

Christian Life

Cataracts and the Christian Life

As I sat in the chair in the examination room of the ophthalmologist’s office, I received a diagnosis that made official what I already knew – “You have a cataract, and it needs to be removed.” 422 more words

Christian Life

Awaken!

Offered here are simply a few thoughts directly from Scripture which might give us pause for reflection, concerning the events on many minds today in particular, prior to the “great debates” here in the States. 400 more words

Christian Perspectives

Classic Quote

Self-denial is the foundation of godliness, and if this is not well laid, all the building will fall.

– Thomas Watson

Christianity

God Enough

The world here in His hands, the greatest LORD
Of all keeps me in view at all times. I,
Kaleidoscope of needs, keep looking fo… 95 more words

Acrostic Poems

To the Advantage: Witnesses, Part 3

1 Thessalonians 4:9-12

9 Now concerning love of the brothers and sisters…we urge you, beloved, to do so more and more, 11to aspire to live quietly, to mind your own affairs, and to work with your hands, as we directed you, 12so that you may behave properly towards outsiders and be dependent on no one. 271 more words