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Confidence in Asking

My daughter asked for an ocarina for Christmas this year. She made me a list of other gift ideas but the one thing she really wanted was a ceramic ocarina. If you are wondering what an ocarina is, it’s sort … Continue reading

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O Lord~ Grant not courage to My prideful heart, Slay the selfish beast within; Destroy my false foundation, That true building might begin.

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I’ve never be…

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I’ve never been good at evangelism. It’s not that I haven’t tried. I just end up sounding like a used car salesman. “What’s it going to take for me to get you to buy this car today?” Even in prayer, … Continue reading

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Knowledge is proud that he has learned so much; Wisdom is humble that he knows no more. -Cowper

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Insecurity

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In recent posts I have looked at the lives of the Elder Brother, Cain, and Martha of Bethany.  I have found that it was the Elder Brother’s self righteousness that kept him from intimacy with his father, it was Cain’s … Continue reading

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This brought back a sweet memory of watching this with my 8 year old daughter. She was mesmerized by it and when it was over, ran to her room to paint. She painted this large depiction of Jesus dying on … Continue reading

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Which are You?

“God accomplishes His work either in converted sinners, whose past iniquities serve as a counterpoise to their elevation, or in persons whose self-righteousness He destroys, by totally overthrowing the proud building they had reared on a sandy foundation, instead of … Continue reading

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If You Do Well…

Genesis 4:6-7 “And the Lord said unto Cain, “Why art thou wroth? and why is thy countenance fallen? If thou doest well, shalt thou not be accepted? and if thou doest not well, sin lieth at the door. And unto … Continue reading

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A Journal Entry

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Never in a million years did I think it would come to this, but here goes… My most recent journal entry:

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Laying the Promise Down

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A lot of people talk about holding on to a promise.  I’ve heard sermons about it, I’ve heard friends proclaim it.  Almost as often, I’ve heard people talk about laying down the promise.  I have never been able reconcile the … Continue reading

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