Three Parts Of Man — Body, Soul, Spirit

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Thou shalt love the Lord how much?

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Happy DEpendence Day

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What’s your PQ-your purpose quotient?

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Who is Mephebosheth and why are we like him?

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I couldn’t survive without my G.P.S.

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What is your EQ–Your expectation quotient?

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5 + 2

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Must we confess our sins to be forgiven?

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How to pick the right religion

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The majestic, simple Gospel

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What’s your TQ–your Trust Quotient?

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Faith in the classroom

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I deleted a post

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When we see The Father for the first time

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Where will you go when you die?

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Why forgive?

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Why do you read your Bible?

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How do we get right with God?

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Are you doing enough for God?

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God’s free gift of grace, to me, is. . .

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Why can’t we understand “free”?

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The other cheek

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Living under the other shoe

shoe dropFor years I toiled under the weight of a “works” oriented salvation. I believed that to please God I had to work to earn His favor and His grace. When  I did good things I believed my deeds were pleasing to God and, for the moment, I had gained His favor. But, when I sinned (and I did.  A lot) I believed, even when I repented, God would make me pay with some consequence or retribution.  I considered it, “Waiting for the other shoe to drop.”

It was a miserable way to live. I went about my day trying to figure out what the
shoe would be. Would it hurt? Would it drop when I least expected it? Would it drop when I was enjoying pleasant times? Would it drop on my friends? When it dropped would my friends abandon me? Would it grieve me or cause me emotional pain? Would I suffer?

Then in August, 2000, I learned my true identity in Christ. God showed me His grace and taught me I didn’t have to pay for any or all the sins I committed. He told me, “They’re all already paid for. Stop waiting for that shoe and let me show you how much I love you.”

I’ve never worried about that shoe again.

 

What’s your AQ — Attitude Quotient?

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Grape Expectations

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A tale of two Bibles

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I can do some things through Christ who strengthens me.

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Do I have to draw you a picture?

“Well, [pause] yes,” he said. [Pause again] “Sometimes you may have to.” Continue reading

. . .and on the 8th day . . .

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The Shoes of Peace Aren’t Flip-Flops

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What’s your FQ? your faith quotient?

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Are you a Sea of Galilee or Dead Sea believer?

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The Struggle In Today’s Church

Editor’s Note: I ran across this post on Writinggomer’s  blog and wanted to share it with my readers. Greg has some of the same issues I have expressed on this blog before about the state of the church today.  Is the church more like a harlot or the Bride of Christ?

By Writinggomer
Published on his website: Believing God Today

How would you like your eggs today, over-easy, scrambled, fried, sunny-side up, soft-boiled, hard-boiled, poached, or shirred?? How about your steak; rare, medium rare, medium, medium well, or well done?? Choice of potatoes? This sounds like questions for a meal in a restaurant right?

Can you relate the above questions to today’s Church? Depending on the meal you choose when eating in a restaurant, you, the patron, sometimes have Continue reading

What’s your WQ–Winning Quotient?

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Whole lotta shoutin’ goin’ on

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A book of discipline

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My remote connection to Dr. Martin Luther King

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Riddle: What is full when it’s empty?

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Failure in 2017

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Banging on the door

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What resentment can do

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God Bless Atheists This Christmas

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Have A “Mary” Christmas

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The Blackest Friday

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She defied death and discovered new life

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We can’t end racism, stop abortion or save the world for Jesus.

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Ever notice isolation around you?

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Sharing scars

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He just loved her

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