Archive for March, 2011

As a Christian, have you ever been excluded by other Christians?  How about put out of a gathering or a church meeting because the leader refuses to receive you as well as anyone you know as a fellow member of, ironically, their own body?  Well, it happened in the early church, so you can rest assured it’s going to be happening now as well.  Here’s how John deals with this ugly situation:  (more…)


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In 1 Corinthians 1:2, Paul writes, “…to those who are sanctified in Christ Jesus, called to be saints…”.  If we are not in Him, it is impossible to be sanctified .  Jesus himself said, “If you remain in me and I in you, you will bear much fruit; apart from me you can do nothing.”~John 15:5 (more…)

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Pride Meets Rebuke

Considering Peter’s rebuke toward Simon the sorcerer in Acts 8 I see many correlations to modern day professing ‘believers’ and the proper way to speak to wickedness and hypocrisy in the church. (more…)

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The Wrath of Man

The other day I was, once again, cleaning out the girls’ overpopulation of neglected toys.  As I was tediously separating what to throw away from what to keep, I came upon the ‘beloved birdie.’ (more…)

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 And though the Lord gives you
      The bread of adversity and the water of affliction,
      Yet your teachers will not be moved into a corner anymore,
      But your eyes shall see your teachers.
       21 Your ears shall hear a word behind you, saying,

“ This is the way, walk in it,”
      Whenever you turn to the right hand
      Or whenever you turn to the left. ~Isaiah 30:20-21



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