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
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by Mike Ratliff
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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.
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
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