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1 John 1:10 | If I am not a Sinner, God is a Liar

10 If we say we have not sinned, we make him a liar, and his word is not in us.

The last verse of the first chapter of 1 John brings the section and discussion about what it means to walk in the light to a close.

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Tell The Truth

In second grade, Mrs. Greene brought our class to the All-purpose room at Farmland Elementary to stand around an enormous map of the United States.  She was trying to teach us about directions.  2,702 more words

Unavailable Relationships

We all carry a certain amount of emotional baggage. Often that baggage impacts our relationships before they even start. How can that be?

If you find yourself attracted to person after person who, it turns out, is emotionally or otherwise unavailable, then any “relationship” you believe you are engaged in is doomed from the start. 260 more words


Expectations or No Expectations

Reality has never let up for me to breathe the air that only the faith of enthusiasm can bring, to constantly be reminded that life here is a battle and is not kind to unvigilant souls. 595 more words

Anti-God Energy

“One who does not have the Spirit does not necessarily and self-consciously say, “How can I destroy my life today?” He may choose a path that looks good and proper, but it leads to destruction: “There is a way that seems right to a man, but its end is the way to death” (Prov. 24 more words

In Bondage, Not Control

“Roy Horn was part of the long-running two-man show “Siegfried fried & Roy” in Las Vegas. As part of the show, Horn performed with trained tigers. 76 more words

Deflecting Rather Than Confronting

“Self-examination, being reflexive act, is difficult: ‘We would rather excuse a vice than drive it out.’ (Seneca)” – Thomas Watson