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Questions We Need To Answer – a series

Question #5“What do you want me to do for you?” Luke 18:41 ESV   Jesus seldom provides easy answers, but He always asks hard questions! As Jesus, surrounded by a crowd approaches Jericho, a blind beggar begins shouting “Jesus, Son of David, have mercy on me!” Rebuked by those near him to quiet down and […]

Why do you doubt?

Questions We Need To Answer – a series

  Question #3 “Do you believe I can do this?” Matthew 9:28 NIV   “You of little faith,” he said, “why did you doubt?” Matthew 14:31 NIV   Scripture makes it abundantly clear that God is serious about gaining our trust … to truly believe that He is trustworthy. God’s patience with our learning curve is […]

hypocrisy

Questions We Need To Answer – a series

  Question #2 “Why do you look at the speck of sawdust in your brother’s eye and pay no attention to the plank in your own eye?” Matthew 7:3 NIV  This verse speaks of the judgmental hypocrisy that Jesus condemned. Helping someone get a speck of sawdust out of her eye is commendable … if […]

Cookie sharing

Cookie Sharing

  Friends are people who know you really well and like you anyway. – Greg Tamblyn   Sometimes me think, ‘What is friend?’ Then me say, ‘Friend is someone to share last cookie with.’ –Cookie Monster   Sometimes I feel like life has been less about working and a whole lot more about collecting friends! […]

small sins

Beware The Little Foxes!

  “Catch the foxes for us, the little foxes that spoil the vineyards,  for our vineyards are in blossom.” Song of Solomon 2:15 ESV   It appears strange that the bride-to-be in this Scriptural story appears to be encouraging her fiancé to stage a fox hunt! Yet to Solomon’s readers, foxes represented potential damage to gardens and vineyards, so […]