Category Archives: Christian character

IN THE SUN/SON

Geraniums in the sun; geraniums not in the sun. I’m thinking I’m better off in the Son! Won’t lose my bloom as fast! ******* SENDING NOVEMBER PRAYERS THAT YOU WALK IN THE SON! Pictures from Face Book, 2014

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A REBORN CHRISTIAN LEARNS NOT TO CODDLE HIS SIN

The thief on the cross prayed “remember me” and received eternal life for that prayer. If a Muslim has lived a deceived life, perhaps even a member of ISIS, at the moment a bullet is taking him, cries out to … Continue reading

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SO, WHOSE SLAVE ARE YOU?

Don’t say to me, “The devil made me do it.” I’ll tell you that is an indication that you are still his slave. If you are a slave (servant) to Jesus, the devil can’t make you do anything!” Saying “the … Continue reading

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ARE WE MAKING DISCIPLES?

My picture looks like I am happier than my words sound today! I just ran on to a note I made sometime; don’t remember when nor where, but it still resonates with me. Obviously I was disturbed about our “new” … Continue reading

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LIVING WITH JESUS

Back when I taught a class of new Christians, I prepared the following article, which I just came across in some file clean-up. I think it is worth sharing. Jesus tells us to “Go and make disciples…” This advice is … Continue reading

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LASTING BEAUTY

Many years ago, but not so far away, there was a sparkling bright-eyed teenager named Tricia. Now Tricia had all the makings of a princess – social butterfly, stylish, talented. The kind of princess who could hold court with the … Continue reading

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THE NEW BELIEVER

SO YOU ARE A NEW BELIEVER, WHAT NOW? You have invited Jesus in so he lives in you. Revelation 3 :20 “Here I am! I stand at the door and knock. If anyone hears my voice and opens the door, … Continue reading

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86? WHAT NOW?

  Yesterday is gone – the end of 85. Not much to report except I’m still alive, The future is at hand, the beginning of 86. What will the year hold, with its treats and tricks? ************ The picture shows … Continue reading

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WHY SUFFER? #9, Character Building

By time surely goes by!  It was on Sept. 24 that I wrote the #8 post on suffering.  I didn’t intend to let so much time pass before coming back to that subject. The next topic I wanted to discuss … Continue reading

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