Posts Tagged ‘God’


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Or, to write it a different way: is it possible for a 59 year old man to obey the lord?

U might reply: “With God all things are possible!” And I would agree. But, my intent is to uncover some gnawing issues about obedience. Maybe, some of u old-timers might hazard some input in a world of religion, competition i.e. works.

1. I hear somebody behind my back saying: “JUST DO IT!” But, is obeying the Master that simple?

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Responses, reactions, questions, etc. anyone??



Being a Christ-follower is a radical break from EGO; being a true believer is more than being ethically “nice.” Nice may feel right, but can be fabricated by anyone.

… love is kind. —1 Corinthians 13:4 There is another demonstration of the fruit of brokenness—kindness. Most of us know what this word means. We certainly know when we are not treated with kindness. Kindness is a positive action. Whereas patience shows how we react, kindness shows how we act. But how do we show this positive action of kindness?. True kindness is the fruit of brokenness. It is more than being nice; we can be manipulative and sti … Read More

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A blog entry expressed well + the content is fundamental.

Have you ever been forced to do something that you didn’t want to do?. If you have, in most cases, you were going through the motions without any depth of involvement. When your heart is not in it, there’s no investment on your part. There’s no real commitment to the outcome of your actions. You are doing it because you’re forced to do it. On the other hand, when you do something and your heart is in it, there’s a significant personal investment … Read More

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Sometimes you have to shoot from the hip; othertimes you speak slowly & from the heart; manytimes, I hope, you think about what to say before you say it. The person who authored, “What Are Your Credentials,” has made a powerful and candid point. This post is well worth pondering.

What Are Your Credentials? I’ve been asking myself lately, what possible reason should someone listen to me in regards to their eternal souls. What credentials do I lend that might qualify me to speak into a person’s spiritual life in the name  of an almighty God? I have many friends who are doctors and masters in their various fields. Their education and titles give them varying degrees of credibility and authority to officially have something to say on pretty much every … Read More

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