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Intentional Out-Thinking

In a world and body dominated by self, it is an oddity to think of others. Selfishness is the pampered pet of every person. To be Christian is to think of others more highly than ourselves, and that ain’t natural! … Continue reading

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A Prophet’s Life to Live

Have you ever thought about what it must be like to live like a prophet of God? Unlike priests of old—who had an automatic right to ministry, who had a guaranteed job and income, who had impressive clothes and positions … Continue reading

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Promises We Would Rather Do Without

It is not the destination that concerns most; it is the cost required in getting there. There is something inherently disturbing to be told that the ride is guaranteed to be painful. What is worse is that we are expected … Continue reading

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Essential Oil: Defining what is most important

Much is said; precious little is essential. (photographer) According to the theology of the apostle Paul, he was not interested in dwelling upon popular aberrations of religion. His ministry, his life, and his devotion prostrated itself only before “Christ and him crucified” … Continue reading

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Thus Making Peace

They are from opposite sides of the track. Far too much water has flowed under the bridge between them. History reinforces their animosity. They are the Hatfields and McCoys, the feuding families of Romeo and Juliet. In such cases peace treaties … Continue reading

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