Tag Archives: Christian maturity

The Salt and Light Company

You are the salt of the earth. You are the light of the world.  –Jesus We all know what happens when a revolutionary party suddenly finds itself in power. It’s one thing to shout angrily from the sidelines, but quite another … Continue reading

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“Blessed are the poor in spirit, For theirs is the kingdom of heaven. — Jesus Who would you secretly nominate as a person or a people group with whom God might be irritated? And, if truth were known, you are secretly hoping … Continue reading

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To Tell the Truth

“Men occasionally stumble on the truth, but most of them pick themselves up and hurry off as if nothing had happened.” – Winston Churchill You can’t handle the truth! – Jack Nicholson All character flaws involve self-deception. What’s sobering about … Continue reading

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Forgiveness is not for Wimps

So David and his men went on the road, while Shimei went along on the hillside opposite him and cursed as he went, throwing stones and flinging dust at him. (2 Samuel 16:13) Leonard Cohen, the legendary 82-year-old Canadian poet … Continue reading

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Killing Giants

 “Sometimes fear does not subside, and we must choose to do it afraid.”  ~Elisabeth Elliot When have you been most afraid? I could tell you about breaking my leg in the wilderness and lying on the ground for two days … Continue reading

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Holes to Heaven

Fallen! Fallen is Babylon the Great!…Come out of her, my people, so that you will not share in her sins, so that you will not receive any of her plagues… Revelation 18:2,4 Go your way, eat the fat, drink the sweet, and … Continue reading

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The Mouth of a Fool

When words are many, transgression is not lacking, but the prudent are restrained in speech. Proverbs 10:19 Look back on your years as far back as you can. What were the most breathtaking, exhilarating, emotion-producing 300 seconds you ever experienced? … Continue reading

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