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He Could Have Grabbed a Stone

“And Jesus went to the Mount of Olives. Early in the morning He returned to the temple. All the people gathered around Him, and He sat down and taught them. The legal experts and Pharisees brought a woman caught in … Continue reading

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Changing Our Want

     I want to eat to eat what I want and be thin.      I have had to face the reality that not everyone’s body responds to food the same way. Some people are able to eat whatever … Continue reading

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Something Supernatural

We humans are fascinated by the supernatural. We love vampire romances, demon-slayers, ghost hunters, etc. We investigate supernatural things as a form of entertainment. I believe God put that interest in us as part of that God-shaped hole which only … Continue reading

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Getting Our Minds Right

This is why I speak to the crowds in parables: although they see, they don’t really see; and although they hear, they don’t really hear or understand. What Isaiah prophesied has become completely true for them: You will hear, to … Continue reading

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Fasting Or Lifestyle?

  Have you ever heard of the “Daniel fast?” It is a dietary fast of only vegetables and water, based on Daniel 1:8-17. I’ve heard of it being used by churches here in America for Christians who, for whatever reason, … Continue reading

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How Does a Mountain Drive Turn Into a Tribute?

While driving through the mountains of northern Georgia and western North Carolina recently, I was reminded of similar trips when I was a child. In my earliest memories of these trips, I was a young child living in South (read “flat”) … Continue reading

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Fleeing the Land of Excess (part 2)

Yesterday I made the argument here that we, as individuals and as a nation, are “owned” by our affinity for excessive consumption. It’s killing us. Payback looms on the horizon. We know this. It stresses us. We want to fix … Continue reading

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