Paradigm Shifts

“Why didn’t the Jews recognize that Jesus was their Messiah?“ Sometimes this question is asked in a very self-righteous, condemning way. In previous articles I have touched on some of the elements of our psyche that cause us to cling to what we believe to be normal ways of thinking...

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Chosen in Charlie

I have a picture in my scrapbook of my brother and I hugging each other when I was probably two and he was five. It warms my heart to see it because it reminds me of near to my heart he is. There are pictures like that in the scriptures...

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A Reason To Worship

“Buy the truth, Don’t Sell it!…” (Proverbs 23:23) Fill in the blanks: The first time that I bought a brand new ___________ with my own money was a a real milestone in my life. It made me feel _________!! For me it was a new car and it made me...

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A Reason To Weep

Look up childI hear You say, You say, You sayI hear You, I hear You calling my name, ohLook up childI hear You say, You say, You say (Look up, look up)Look up childLook up childLook up Look Up Child (2018), Lauren Daigle I have noticed that the older I get, the...

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Losing my Religion.

No more performing out of fearTrying to keep my conscience clearIt all seems so insincereI’d trade it all to meet You here [Chorus 1] I’m losing my religionI’m losing my religion I’m losing my religion, and finding something newI need something different, and different looks like YouI’m losing my religion,...

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The Devil’s Basketball

“Thou wast perfect in thy ways from the day that thou wast created, till iniquity was found in thee.” Ezekiel 28:15 KJV My wife, Lisa, gave a brilliant illustration to her grandson, Zane, using the game of basketball that he loves as a way to explain God’s plan of salvation....

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A Carpenter’s Yoke

It is has been said that the three most expensive letters in the English alphabet are DIY (Do it yourself). If you are not a skilled carpenter and if you have ever tried to do home remodeling, you know how frustratingly true this statement is. On the other hand, finding...

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Only One

Simple…but Not Easy Being a simple guy, I like simple plans and observations. If there is a complex plan presented to me, I try and break it down to its simplest elements. Having been raised in Christendom, I learned a very complex plan of salvation involving confessions, rote prayers, prayers...

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