Tag Archives: God’s kingdom

Setting my face like a flint!

I remember a Peanuts cartoon in which Charlie Brown is determined to finally go and speak to the little red haired girl who is his idol. This time he’s going to do it, and nothing will stop him! Then it … Continue reading

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The Resolute Love of Jesus

Jesus, when He walked the earth, was both fully God and fully man. I think we sometimes forget how fully man He was. When He was about to go to the cross, the human Jesus felt all the trepidation any … Continue reading

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Pride Can Be Sneaky!

One summer, years ago now, a friend and I backpacked through Europe. We got Eurail Passes and traveled by train to most of the countries on the continent. Naturally, everywhere we went, sooner or later someone would ask us what … Continue reading

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Only what’s done for Christ will last!

As a youngster attending Bible Camp, I learned a little couplet that has stayed with me all these years: “Only one life, ‘twill soon be past. Only what’s done for Christ will last.” Although not expressed in biblical language, it … Continue reading

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My past has passed away!

Do you have a past? I certainly do. If you are anything like me, there are some things you’ve done in your past that you are not proud of. Many of us are weighed down in life right now by … Continue reading

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Confessing to one another

I’m a pretty private person. I don’t particularly like sharing the details of my private life with other people, especially when something negative has occurred. Yet the Bible teaches me that there are times when I need to do exactly … Continue reading

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You are not an accident!

Whatever else may be said about you, one thing about you is indisputable – you are not an accident. You are who you are, with the characteristics and abilities you possess (or don’t possess), not by blind chance, but by … Continue reading

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