Purity

Spring

I don’t shock easily.  I have been around a long time and have known all kinds of people.  None of us, not even Christians, even distantly approaches perfection.  However, I must admit I was recently appalled to read in the “Church Around the World” publication that “data suggests that the overwhelming majority of Christian young […]

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I lived most of my life to please others.  I was the person they needed and wanted me to be.  It did not matter who I really was inside; if I didn’t fit their mold, I changed myself to make them happy.  So many years buried under so many masks, it’s no wonder I lost […]

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Over the last few days, I’ve been thinking a lot about Jesus.  Since we’ve been talking about how God is our King ~ our creator, provider, Lord of all ~ it awes me even more to think about how Jesus was willing to leave His heavenly throne to walk among us.  I love reading about […]

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I want to see God. Then again, want might be the wrong word.  “Want” implies that I’ll be able to go on with life without the desire fulfilled, doesn’t it?  I want a pumpkin spice latte, for instance, but will I survive without it?  Sure. I’ll settle for what’s at hand and keep that particular […]

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We find that when we take up our cross, when we deny ourselves to follow Him, He is already there before us ~ bearing the weight, filling us with His own life and the power of His resurrection.  Jesus, giving us a ‘better life than we ever dreamed of’, gives us rest for our souls!  […]

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Being found in appearance as a man, He humbled Himself by becoming obedient to the point of death, even death on a cross.   For this reason also, God highly exalted Him, and bestowed on Him the name which is above every name, so that at the name of Jesus every knee will bow, of […]

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