Tag Archives: Jesus

The Gift that keeps on giving!

What do we think of when we think about Easter? Most of us focus on what Jesus did on the cross, which is a good thing. Without the cross nothing wonderful can happen. But Easter morning is not about the … Continue reading

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Truth

There’s no such thing as “your truth.” There’s just your opinion, or perhaps your perspective, and the actual truth. Obviously, there has been a major assault on truth in our culture. Truth has been replaced by weaponized narratives and personal … Continue reading

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Our greatest witness

We don’t prove that Christ is real by philosophical argumentation, although that may help our minds sort out what we already believe. Philososphy can only show us why there must be a God, why we continue to exist, but it … Continue reading

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His love makes us brave!

When we let our hearts be nourished in God’s infinite love, our resolve is strengthened and we find great courage.  This is a vital spiritual key for our soul to resist the tryanny that I talked about last time. As … Continue reading

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“Just as He said!”

As I was finishing my devotional reading of Matthew’s Gospel, I was struck by the words that the angel spoke to Mary Magdalene and the other Mary when they came to Jesus’ tomb on that glorious morning. What struck me … Continue reading

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Tryanny or Freedom?

There are two human traits that seem to be immutable—that there are those who want power over others, and there are those who want to be ruled by others. What I want to show is how both of these traits … Continue reading

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What is needed is mercy

James said that mercy triumphs over judgment (James 2:13). But why is this so? One reason is because this world would be insufferable without mercy. Just imagine a world where there’s no mercy given for any wrong you’ve might’ve ever … Continue reading

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The most dangerous Christian

The most dangerous Christian in the world is not the one who knows the Bible frontwards and backwards, the firebrand preacher, or even the most uncompromising believer. The most dangerous Christian is the one who has entered into the cooperative … Continue reading

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The fruit defines the tree

As I’ve said many times here, our heart is the gatekeeper to everything. I don’t think I can overstate the importance of knowing this truth. What we allow to gain access to our affections will eventually determine what kind of … Continue reading

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Compassion more than all our doing

Jesus tell us that showing compassion trumps all our sacrifice. That’s an amazing statement when you think about it. It actually turns religion on its head, for religious ritual is all about sacrifice and self-denial. But Jesus’ way is the … Continue reading

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