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Replacing God?

In our devotional reading time together, Kris and I read Henry Blackaby. He wrote, “It is a subtle temptation to prefer the book to the Author.”  He was speaking about the danger of replacing our love for God, with a love for the Word.   225 more words


If anyone loves the world, the love of the Father is not in him

by Mike Ratliff

15 Do not love the world nor the things in the world. If anyone loves the world, the love of the Father is not in him. 

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April 11, 2017

John 13:17 “Now that you know these things, you will be blessed if you do them.”

I have lost track of how many passages talk about both faith and works, knowledge and action. 441 more words


love's priority over knowledge

Now about food sacrificed to idols: We know that “We all possess knowledge.” But knowledge puffs up while love builds up. Those who think they know something do not yet know as they ought to know.

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Of prayer

As I work through John Calvin’s chapter on prayer in the Institutes, I have a new understanding of prayer. I have read and listened to many talk about prayer, but by God’s grace, God is opening my eyes to the need of prayer, the desire to pray, and the truly powerful thing about prayer. 722 more words


Same Day, Same God

A few years ago, I watched a History Channel special on the Legend of Robin Hood. According to the program, Robin Hood lived in the 12th century; however, his adventures did not appear in any record before the 14th or 15th Century – and those stories originated from folklore and musical ditties. 649 more words


Everything Happens for a Reason

All Things for Good by Thomas Watson

“God does not deal alike with all; He has trials for the strong and cordials for the weak…If God does not give you that which you like, He will give you that which you need.” 2,408 more words
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