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Luke 10:25-37 Compassionate or Condemning?

Often, in my posts and in my conversations, I have mentioned that Jesus really only had two rules—to love God and to love others. Matthew 22:35-40 tells us that all the law and the prophets depend on these two commandments. … Continue reading

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Colossians 3:12-14 A Fashion Trend That Never Changes

No one who knows me would tell you that I am a fashionista—someone who is on top of all the latest fashion trends—but I do try to wear clothes appropriate for the occasion. Just as I would not wear formal … Continue reading

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Matthew 18:21-22 New Math

In last week’s post, I talked about the steps to take if someone has done something against you, and more specifically against God’s principles, but isn’t willing to admit he’s wrong. But what if he does realize he is wrong? … Continue reading

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Matthew 23:24 Straining Our Wine

After my last two posts on hyperbole, one of my regular readers asked me to do one more. Matthew 23:24. Jesus is talking to the Pharisees, and He points out that they avoid swallowing a gnat, but they gulp down … Continue reading

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Ephesians 4:32 Les Misérables Film: Mercy Triumphs

Today’s post was written by Rusty Wright. ——— Could receiving a healthy dose of kindness and mercy help transform a person’s life? Victor Hugo thought so. The 19th Century French social reformer wove his classic novel Les Misérables around the … Continue reading

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Luke 10:25-37 Compassionate or Condemning?

Recently, one of my dear friends from book club sent a note to share her thoughts on the lack of compassion in the world today. She shared a personal example as well as the much more public one of Hurricane … Continue reading

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Luke 15:11-32 Part 2 of 3 The Older Brother—Pride

When I was growing up, I was a younger sister, but I always felt like the older brother in the parable of the prodigal son. My older brother was always pushing the limits as far as what he should and … Continue reading

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Colossians 3:12-14 A Fashion Trend That Never Changes

No one who knows me would tell you that I am a fashionista—someone who is on top of all the latest fashion trends—but I do try to wear clothes appropriate for the occasion. Just as I would not wear formal … Continue reading

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Thoughts on Ephesians 2

Before accepting Christ we lived in darkness.  Even if we did “good” things, we were unholy in God’s sight.  (Ephesians 2:1-2) Without Christ to intercede for us, we deserve nothing but wrath from God, but God is merciful, and He … Continue reading

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Psalm 23:6 Thoughts After A Car Accident

Today’s post was written by pastor Rick Cowan.  You can visit his website here. ——— It was quite a shock to find ourselves behind two air bags and atop a fallen traffic light last night.  We reacted like any parents … Continue reading

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