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Have You Achieved Enlightenment?

Not me! But it’s not like I haven’t been looking for it…… No, I am not a Buddhist (and I mean no disrespect towards Buddhists) but I have nonetheless been searching for “comprehension” most of my life. I have spent this life running aimlessly from one thing to another searching for something that I could use to say […]

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Alone

One of the grim realities of life is that we are alone. In the middle of a busy city with others all around we are alone. … This “aloneness” is one of the results of the fall, but is mostly ignored by writers. We simply don’t talk about it. Man, designed to be in constant […]

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Grieving

Brothers and sisters, we do not want you to be uninformed about those who sleep in death, so that you do not grieve like the rest of mankind, who have no hope. Grief is part of the human experience. We avoid it, we dread it, but we will all experience it. Grief, when it happens, […]

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Do Not Fear

Do you know how many times in God tells us to ‘fear not’, ‘do not fear’ or ‘do not be afraid’? I don’t either. It has been said that there are 365 ‘fear not’s in the Bible, one for everyday of the year. Others have searched and found only 100. Whatever, the number, it is […]

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Without

The words of a commentary come to mind this morning as I start my day, “The best word to describe someone who has not trusted Christ as savior is ‘without.’” It’s part of a commentary on the book of Ephesians. As those words came to me early this morning I thought, what would be on […]

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Finding my way

It’s often hard for me to see God’s work in my life. I’m living moment by moment and I can’t see what he is doing in my moments. The light that shows me what God is doing sometimes comes much later. Most of the time I only get a glimpse, a stream of light through […]

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The law of liberty

This morning I got to attend a men’s study I have dearly missed. They are studying the book of James. Today they are in chapter two and as we read we came to these words,  12 So speak and so act as those who are to be judged by the law of liberty. 13 For […]