Choose Your Ruts Wisely…

Back in the day when there were few paved roads and thin tires on vehicles, it often happened in the climates subject to freezing and thawing that ruts would form on the dirt roads during the wet, muddy season. During the winter months these ruts would freeze into deep tracks...

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Cons-piracy Theory

There are endless versions of this joke:.. When asked how many Christians does it take to change a light bulb?… the predictable response is… …Change? An aversion to change is not just true of Christians. We have our traditions, some are biblical and to be guarded. Still, some traditions are...

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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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Is God Capricious?

Is God Capricious in Salvation? ca·​pri·​cious | \ kə-ˈpri-shəs  , -ˈprē-  \ Definition of capricious : governed or characterized by caprice: IMPULSIVE, UNPREDICTABLE Is it just me? Why does God in the Old Testament seem to be so much different than God in the New Testament? I used to date a girl that was very capricious. Her unpredictability was fun for...

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Why Does Evil Reign?

If Jesus is on the Throne, Why Does Evil Reign? A young Sunday school student once shared an observation with me after I taught about Jesus power and authority over all creation.  In particular, I was trying to stress the victory over Satan that Jesus gained by His death and...

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The Problem with Princes

“He pours contempt upon princes, and causes them to wander in the wilderness, [where there is] no way. Yet sets he the poor on high from affliction, and makes [him] families like a flock. The righteous shall see [it], and rejoice: and all iniquity shall stop her mouth. Whoso [is]...

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