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The King Has One More Move

He is not here: for he is risen, as he said. Matthew 28:6 For the Christian, death is just a change of address. – Anne Lamott Do you recognize the name “Mel Blanc?” He was the voice behind all of … Continue reading

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The Taxman Cometh

The tax collector, standing far off, would not even look up to heaven, but was beating his breast and saying, ‘God, be merciful to me, a sinner!’  Luke 18:13 With the scolding stares of everyone on him, he doesn’t even … Continue reading

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The Friend Nobody Wants

Although (Jesus) was a Son, he learned obedience through what he suffered. Hebrews 5:8 Pain removes the veil; it plants the flag of truth within the fortress of a rebel soul. – C.S. Lewis My wife says I have more … Continue reading

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My Beautiful Mess

The Lord upholds all who are falling, and raises up all who are bowed down. Psalm 145:14 In 1999, I had made such a mess of my marriage I had to resign the church I had led for thirteen years … Continue reading

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Heaven’s Gentle Rain

You don’t have because you don’t ask God. James 4:2 All you need to do in order to start God speaking is fix your attention on Him first thing in the morning. Look up at the ceiling and say: Lord, … Continue reading

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Surprising Prayer

While Peter was kept in prison, the church prayed fervently to God for him. Acts 12:5 I wonder if you really believe that you have the ear of the God of the universe when you talk to him. Does God … Continue reading

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Homeless Jesus

Assuredly, I say to you, inasmuch as you did it to one of the least of these My brethren, you did it to Me. – Jesus A new religious statue in the town of Davidson, N.C., is unlike anything you … Continue reading

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