Monthly Archives: August 2012

Just a little bit more… to have my best life now?

Wow, if anyone can paint a picture of just how great it would be to be rich… James can, and does.  Makes me want to go out and buy a lottery ticket or start building another barn to store my … Continue reading

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Running from faithful wounds?

Better is open rebuke than hidden love.  Faithful are the wounds of a friend; profuse are the kisses of an enemy. Pr 27:5-6 Who do you listen to? read? surround yourself with?  Is it always warm fuzzies, hugs & kisses … Continue reading

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I Bow Down – SG

Amen. Words and music by Steve and Vikki Cook As recorded on Everlasting –Lyrics– Around You such beauty Your majesty could fill An endless sky Holy are You Lord Transcendent exalted The heavens cannot contain Your presence Holy are You … Continue reading

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Making God a cuckold…

Interesting notation about the epistle of James – there are only two exclamation points used (at least in the ESV).  This is striking, from my perspective, because James deals with alot of practical stuff in this letter… real life fundamental issues … Continue reading

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Realigning expectations… with the Truth

This brief segment/video is one truth that can help realign my… our… expectations.  Are you up for it?  Then click play for a taste, and then go get the whole story from God’s word, the Holy Bible.  It means a … Continue reading

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But He gives more grace…

James follows verses 4 and 5 of chapter 4 with this wonderful phrase, “But He gives more grace.” This post is simply to refer me back to Proverbs 3:33-35, regarding this reminder of God’s grace in a particular context or setting via … Continue reading

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Killing Sin Through Personal Prayer

“The activity by which the Christian directly secures the mortification of his sins is prayer,” wrote J. I. Packer in his book A Quest For Godliness. But what does this practice of putting sin to death through personal prayer look … Continue reading

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