Category Archives: Musings from the Manse

Another Great Disappointment

What do you think of when you hear the word “fellowship”? Do you think of a group of people bound by a common purpose (fellowship of the ring, Fellowship of Christian Athletes, etc.)? Do you think of a fellowship meal, … Continue reading

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A Great Disappointment

Today, as I prepare to preach another sermon and lead another Bible study, I feel a burden that I do not usually bear, although I probably should, given what I intuitively know. I am beginning to realize what I have … Continue reading

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Why Delight Is So Important?

Genesis 3:6 (WEB) When the woman saw that the tree was good for food, and that it was a delight to the eyes, and that the tree was to be desired to make one wise, she took of its fruit, … Continue reading

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My DELIGHT

What has captured your undivided attention…ignited your passion…enlisted your energy…brought renewed interest and excitement…and given a new sense of purpose to your life? What brings delight to your life? What thrills and excites you? Psalm 40:8 I delight to do … Continue reading

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Calling Sin a Mistake Is a Mistake

mistake noun 1. an error in action, calculation, opinion, or judgment caused by poor reasoning, carelessness, insufficient knowledge, etc. 2. a misunderstanding or misconception. sin noun 1. transgression of divine law: the sin of Adam. 2. any act regarded as … Continue reading

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Living by the Book

The Opposite of Going beyond What Is Written! I have signed the Nashville statement, because I believe it accurately and succinctly states what I believe the Bible teaches about human sexuality. ┬áSome have thought that because it has been named … Continue reading

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Are You Going Beyond What Is Written?

Let’s explore an unhealthy attitude that is often condoned in the church… 1 Corinthians 4:6 Now, brothers and sisters, I have applied these things to myself and Apollos for your benefit, so that you may learn from us the meaning … Continue reading

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