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LIFE PLUS 1000 YEARS

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LIFE AND A THOUSAND YEARS Upon watching the sentencing of the murderer, rapist, and kidnapper, Aerial Castro, and hearing one of the victims say “I forgive you.” and a relative of another, in Spanish, “May The Lord have mercy on your soul”, I would not be able to wrap my head around this but for […]

CALVIN/LUTHER

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CALVIN/LUTHERIt seems strange to me that having been a Christian for over 35 years and aligned with the reformed movement for over twenty five of those years, with attendance at many conferences, reading countless of their authors in various formats, it wasn’t until recently that I learned that John Calvin was judge by some to […]

AWARNESS OF YOU

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THE AWARENESS OF YOU “It’s not the pale moon that excites me, that thrills and delights me, oh no it’s just the nearness of you.” Thus goes words in a popular song in times past. I have the habit of taking lines from songs of old and giving them a spiritual twist. This line needs […]

CONVERSATIONS

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CONVERSATIONS In the aftermath of the Zimmerman trial politicians, talking heads, and leaders of varied persuasions are suggesting, better yet are demanding, a “conversation”. Quite frankly I don’t really know what that means. In this “Talk Culture” all we do is talk. Few have conversations. We talk on radio. We talk on television. We talk […]

OLD FRIENDS

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SUPAN SAYS # 262 Seize all opportunities to meet up with old friends, such opportunities will become rare as time goes by. That’s why God made Panaras. (Anonymous)FB EM OLD FRIENDS:Simon and Garfunkel Old friends, old friends sat on their park bench like bookends A newspaper blowin’ through the grass Falls on the round toes […]

CAN’T WIN:NO LOSE

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CAN’T WIN: A no lose situation The medical profession has for years told us that the only effective weight loss program is lose more calories than you eat. I believed it, but seldom accomplished it. Never has it been more problematic than it is in my seniors years, especially now at age 76. When one […]

UNSAVED BY NAME ??

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UNSAVED BY NAME??? Many years ago,as a new Christian, attending my first evangelical church, I was encouraged to fill out a prayer card listing family and friends names that I wanted to see come to Christ in the way I recently did. I did so immediately and with excitement. We were further encouraged to put […]

LITTLE THINGS MEAN A LOT

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LITTLE THINGS MEAN A LOT Little things mean a lot. Just ask Jesus. It’s proven in the rhythm of each day. The tiny seed within you may have immeasurable significance. It is only in the day to day face to face relationships that life has any true value and irreversible change happens. The mustard seed […]

A MAN, THE HOLY SPIRIT AND THE WORD.

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A MAN, THE SPIRIT, AND THE WORD Can a believer learn all God wants him to know about Him…With the Bible and the Holy Spirit BUT…..Without the writings of church fathers,Without theologians,Without apologist,Without Bible scholars,Without preachers,Without teachers,Without seminarians,Without ordained pastors,Without commentaries,Without concordances,Without Bible dictionaries,Without lexicons,Without systematic theologies,Without Confessions,Without Creeds? I answer that: a believer does […]

CONFESS, PROFESS, POSSESS

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PROFESS-CONFESS-POSSESS Is a Christian one who professes Christ, confesses Christ, or possesses Christ, or all three? A-confess… : to declare faith in or adherence to B-profess… : to declare or admit openly or freely C-possess…: to make the owner or holder of D-All of the above.