Monthly Archives: May 2014

FAITH-FILLED LIVING: Receiving the Award

James 1:12 ESV    Blessed is the man who remains steadfast under trial, for when he has stood the test he will receive the crown of life, which God has promised to those who love him. My son-in-law recently posted … Continue reading

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FAITH-FILLED LIVING: Reversal of Fortune

James 1:9-11 ESV    Let the lowly brother boast in his exaltation, and the rich in his humiliation, because like a flower of the grass he will pass away. For the sun rises with its scorching heat and withers the … Continue reading

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FAITH-FILLED LIVING: Wisdom to Trust

James 1:5-8 If any of you lacks wisdom, let him ask God, who gives generously to all without reproach, and it will be given him. But let him ask in faith, with no doubting, for the one who doubts is … Continue reading

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Faith-filled Living: What’s It All About?

James 1:1-4 ESV James, a servant of God and of the Lord Jesus Christ, To the twelve tribes in the Dispersion: Greetings. (2) Count it all joy, my brothers, when you meet trials of various kinds, (3) for you know … Continue reading

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CONFIDENT LIVING: How Can They?

I saw on Facebook a comment from a friend as a reminder that we need to walk the walk, not talk the talk. She asked: “How can people who call themselves Christians deliberately and repeatedly mistreat a fellow Christian?” Now, … Continue reading

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Denominations: Can They Survive?

[NOTE: I am writing this from the perspective of one who serves a particular denomination. Any illustrations or observations come from that perspective. I have only served in one denomination for 39 years, so my perspective is limited to that … Continue reading

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CONFIDENT LIVING: Flee idolatry!

1 John 5:21 ESV    Little children, keep yourselves from idols. 1 Corinthians 10:14 ESV    Therefore, my beloved, flee from idolatry. FIrst, you may be thinking that this is a very disjointed and unusual as well as abrupt way … Continue reading

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