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The Root of Trust

Psalm 146

The Crash

In 2008, I was serving a fairly wealthy, well-education, and self-reliant community in suburban Chicago. Many among the church membership were professionals in their fields—white collar workers who lived rather comfortable lives, eating out and entertaining regularly. 1,320 more words



God be merciful to me a sinner!

As you begin or end your day think about this statement. In Luke 18, a tax collector broken and humbled before God unable to lift his head cries out “God be merciful to me, a sinner.” Christian, humble yourself under the mighty hand of God. 29 more words


Luke 18:1-8

God used a friend to remind me of this last night. I needed to be encouraged and she messaged me at the right time. Before praying, I came up with a few resolutions (for lack of a better word): 83 more words

The Parable of the Persistent Widow

Luke 18 New International Version (NIV)

1 Then Jesus told his disciples a parable to show them that they should always pray and not give up. 425 more words

Daily Prayer

The 1 Percent - A Plea, A Pledge and A Promise - The Need and Nature of Prayer

Friends, I am interrupting my usual flow of interesting quotes (which I hope you all find provocative sometimes, uplifting always) to make a plea.  My plea is on behalf of a very close friend, Michael Garrett who just 4 days ago, learned that he may have cancer as a tumor has been discovered at the base of his brain stem.   613 more words


What does Jesus Want From Me? (Part 1 of 2)

Let’s look at the stories of two men and their money. These are two guys with a lot of money, actually. Both of them had an encounter with Jesus, who challenged their love affair with their stuff. 1,271 more words

Narcissist* Traits - They Do Not Think They Are In Need of Help (Pharisee Case Study)

John 9:39-41

39 And Jesus said, “For judgment I came into this world, so that those who do not see may see, and that those who see may become blind.” 40 Those of the Pharisees who were with Him heard these things and said to Him, “We are not blind too, are we?”41 Jesus said to them, “If you were blind, you would have no sin; but since you say, ‘We see,’ your sin remains.

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