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In the World, Not of It (Revisited)

This month, I am reposting a few favorite articles from the past. This article was originally published on July 25, 2015.

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Bible Meditations


Intercessory prayer.  Oswald Chambers says it is “putting yourself in God’s place; it is having His mind and His perspective” on the matter. The value of our praying in this way is what I call Partnership in the Divine. 1,115 more words


The Story of a Petition for Glory

An Exposition of John 17:1

“These words spake Jesus, and lifted up his eyes to heaven, and said, Father, the hour is come; glorify thy Son, that thy Son also may glorify thee.” 1,578 more words


Swept Away

Rejoice with those who rejoice, weep with those who weep.
(Romans 12:15)

Thirteen years ago today, my oldest nephew was born. One year ago today, the mother of a good friend and a neighbor of mine passed away.

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Thoughts On Scripture

How you can help someone

It started out as an ordinary church supper.  But two events transformed the occasion into a memorable one.

What do you take to a potluck?  For years I’ve relied on my standard, easy-to-assemble quiche. 649 more words


the deep meaning of communion is found in community, mercy, and grace...

The unfolding of your words gives light; it imparts understanding to the simple. – Psalm 119:130

This morning at Wake Forest Presbyterian Church we’ll be celebrating The Lord’s Supper.

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The Church

“Chosen to Be Unusual”

John 17:15-16
I pray not that thou shouldest take them out of the world, but that thou shouldest keep them from the evil. They are not of the world, even as I am not of the world. 485 more words