Monthly Archives: June 2015

Seek Healing

The world is full of suffering.  Religion acknowledges that this is reality.  Buddhists seek acceptance of their circumstances through contemplation.  Hindus often do the same.  Jews realize that all circumstances come from the hand of God.  So, do Christians.  Even … Continue reading

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Dig Deeper Than Your Doubt

Dig Deeper than Your Doubt To be human is to doubt.  We doubt if we are going to make it through an ordeal.  We doubt if we are really loved.  I even found that I wasn’t the only one who … Continue reading

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2 Peter 1 Spiritual Growth and Mentorship

Simeon Peter, a servant and apostle of Jesus Christ, To those who have obtained a faith of equal standing with ours by the righteousness of our God and Saviour Jesus Christ: 2 May grace and peace be multiplied to you in the knowledge … Continue reading

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A Message to Imperfect Fathers Like Me

There are many of us who are fathers and we have all had fathers.  They may have been good or they may have been bad, they may have even been absent.  Our experience of our earthly fathers shapes our perception … Continue reading


Acts 19:23-41 Commercialism vs. Reality

23 About that time there arose a great disturbance about the Way. 24 A silversmith named Demetrius, who made silver shrines of Artemis, brought in a lot of business for the craftsmen there. 25 He called them together, along with the workers in … Continue reading

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Acts 19 1-22 Contrasting Miracle Workers

While Apollos was at Corinth, Paul took the road through the interior and arrived at Ephesus. There he found some disciples 2 and asked them, “Did you receive the Holy Spirit when you believed?” They answered, “No, we have not even heard … Continue reading

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Acts 18:18-28 Apollos

Paul stayed on in Corinth for some time. Then he left the brothers and sisters and sailed for Syria, accompanied by Priscilla and Aquila. Before he sailed, he had his hair cut off at Cenchreae because of a vow he … Continue reading

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Acts 18:1-17 God Uses the State

After this, Paul left Athens and went to Corinth. 2 There he met a Jew named Aquila, a native of Pontus, who had recently come from Italy with his wife Priscilla, because Claudius had ordered all Jews to leave Rome. Paul … Continue reading

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Acts 17:16-34 Engaging the World on Its Own Terms

16 While Paul was waiting for them in Athens, he was greatly distressed to see that the city was full of idols. 17 So he reasoned in the synagogue with both Jews and God-fearing Greeks, as well as in the marketplace day … Continue reading

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Acts 17:10-15 Checking Out the Preacher

10 As soon as it was night, the believers sent Paul and Silas away to Berea. On arriving there, they went to the Jewish synagogue. 11 Now the Berean Jews were of more noble character than those in Thessalonica, for they received … Continue reading

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