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Are You Sure You’re Alive?

I woke up in the middle of the night thinking of the contrast between life and death- not the funeral kind of death but the dead- man- walking- kind of dead- very much alive but on a path leading to death. All of humanity enters into the world in a spiritually dead state. We are […]

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Seeking Good in the Aftermath of Destruction

Wide-scale destruction. Over the course of a week our eyes behold images of the ravaging path of hurricanes, flooding, fires, terrorists… We see so much suffering in our land and in our world. Unity is a virtue that shines brightly in the aftermath of destruction. Being negatively affected together unites us. The force of bonding […]

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Intercession

Intercessory prayer.  Oswald Chambers says it is “putting yourself in God’s place; it is having His mind and His perspective” on the matter. The value of our praying in this way is what I call Partnership in the Divine. God is working in the earth, and you and I are His vessels. “John Wesley so […]

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Let’s Talk Words

“Do not be deceived: Neither the sexually immoral nor idolaters nor adulterers nor male prostitutes nor homosexual offenders nor thieves nor the greedy nor drunkards nor slanderers nor swindlers will inherit the kingdom of God. And that is what some of you were. But you were washed, you were sanctified, you were justified in the […]

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Keeping Focused

After a full day of Christmas shopping with friends at Richmond’s Bizarre Bizaar, I definitely can attest to the real struggle of remaining focused on the purity of Christmas. At this time of year, Christians worldwide remember the reason for our hope: Jesus came into the world in human flesh, lived a sinless life, was […]

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Stuck on Paul’s Prayer

Paul wrote that our being rooted and established in God’s love grants us power to grasp how wide and long and high and deep is the love of Christ (See Ephesians 3:17-18)… Only heaven will expose fully the true meaning of these descriptives! The united family of God will have some stories to tell, and […]

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Even Darkness Is Light to Him

Take heart! Nothing is hidden! Let us give Almighty God praise for His omniscience! We do not fear that evil will overpower, for that which seems to elude justice in our world will indeed have a day of reckoning. And the same is true for our hearts! Today is the day of salvation, so we […]

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