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Simeon and the Savior

This post is re-blogged from last December for this Advent season following my pastor’s sermon about Simeon last Sunday. While he taught on another aspect of the story, I find it interesting––and gratifying––that he and I are so often on the same wavelength.-Paula… 441 more words

Bible Stuff

MANKIND HAS ONLY TWO DUTIES IN LIFE AND THEY ARE TO FEAR GOD AND KEEP HIS COMMANDMENTS 

Let us hear the conclusion of the whole matter:
Fear God and keep His commandments,

For this is man’s all. Ecclesiastes 12:13 NKJV

Christian/Inspiration

When Pain Exposes Your Idols: No Other Gods Session 2

(Second in a series of posts inspired by Kelly Minter’s Bible Study entitled No Other Gods: Confronting Our Modern-Day Idols)

Whenever I’m leading a group through a Bible study, I make it a priority to work through the book on my own before they begin. 999 more words

Christian Living

Confessions of an American Voter

It’s 8:30ish in the morning; I’ve been awakened, after a night of extraordinary dreams, with the realization of the kind of American voter I’ve been since I arrived at the age to vote. 643 more words

Faith

Choosing to Be Different-- No Other Gods Session 1

(First in a series of posts inspired by Kelly Minter’s Bible Study entitled No Other Gods: Confronting Our Modern-Day Idols, Lifeway Press 2012)

 Holding the cup, I shifted it from one hand to the other and tried to blend in with the crowd. 978 more words

Christian Living

Kicking Down the Door

Does the future you desire seem to lie just behind a firmly shut door?  You know what you want, but you can’t figure out how to get there.   535 more words

Truthfully

Wisdom from God’s Word

Work is tough.  Ever since Adam and Eve disobeyed God, and He told them that work would be hard, it has been just that.  I grew up believing in the American dream.  201 more words

Life