Category Archives: Jesus only way

THE CHECK THAT MATTERS

I’ve been listening to William Cowper’s hymn from the mid 1700s, “O for a Closer Walk with God.” Third verse  is not something we want to sing. “Return, O holy Dove, return, Sweet messenger of rest! I hate the sins … Continue reading

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THE NARROW ROAD

LETTERS IN RED. Perhaps the most well known passage of Jesus’ teaching is that recorded Matthew 5-7, commonly called the Sermon on the Mount. It is not PC to call his teaching, rules, so let’s call them guidelines for Christians. … Continue reading

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A STERILE HEAVEN? NOTHING TO DO?

Birds, bees, and bugs – even slimy slugs – Lots of grassy berms, but no deadly germs, Are found in Heaven’s halls and hills. Hippos, horned toads, and green frogs Strut their stuff among tree logs Used to make vast … Continue reading

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JESUS – LORD, MASTER

NAMES OF JESUS IN THE 1ST CHAPTER OF JOHN: #7  HE WAS CALLED LORD, MASTER: Lord (master) is one who has authority to issue commands,  has the power to judge the degree to which that command is obeyed, and the right … Continue reading

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JESUS – THE ONE AND ONLY

  NAMES OF JESUS IN THE 1ST CHAPTER OF JOHN: #4  HE WAS CALLED ONE AND ONLY: “No one has ever seen God, but God the One and Only who is at the Father’s side, has made him known.”  This term … Continue reading

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CROSSING THE BRIDGE

For many years, George and Ida had talked about “crossing the bridge.”  George’s dad “crossed the bridge” eighteen years ago; his mom eight years later.  Friends were almost all over eighty and the time had come for them to cross … Continue reading

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FROM THE SON’S ANGLE

Jesus loved his father – and he spent a lot of time communicating with him. What a wonderful choice when the decision was made to send Jesus to live as a man. The earthly Jesus is the being who lived, … Continue reading

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INVITATION TO ALL

Equal chance for all The Good Shepherd, invites “Come” To all troubled souls. Isaiah 40:11  “He will feed his flock like a shepherd; he will carry the lambs in his arms and gently lead the ewes with young.” ************* Dear Readers.  As … Continue reading

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THE ONLY WAY

Helen’s considers her decision, to go or not to go.  All ahead is clear but if she goes, she goes alone relying on faith that the road leads to the voice.  The words of invitation echo in her mind, “Come to me, … Continue reading

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TRUSTING IN SWEET “FRAMES”

Each time I sing The Solid Rock, Edward Mote, 1797-1874, I consider the meaning of the word “frame” as he used it.  “My hope is built on nothing less, Than Jesus’ blood and righteousness,  I dare not trust the sweetest frame, … Continue reading

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