Category Archives: Jesus

NOT MY DIRTY FEET!

    Jesus Christ…took upon himself the form of a servant…(Philippians 2:5-7) When we think of Jesus being servant, most of us probably recall his washing the disciples feet. Imagine with me: An accident occurs, a great doctor is called … 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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IN THE END, WHAT MATTERS?

AMY RODGERS VENTER (The following selection is from a post to Facebook, 2013) A few years ago, I started a speech off like this: Today I want to talk to you about my mom, Amy Rodgers Venter, and how her … Continue reading

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READING THE RED LETTERS

RED LETTER TIME AGAIN – Can we really live according to Matthew 5:40? “And if someone wants to sue you and take your tunic, let him have your cloak as well. If someone forces you to go one mile, go … Continue reading

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HAVE A “GLORY, HALLELUJAH” SABBATH DAY

 Anyone know this song from long ago.  “There is glory, there is glory, there’s a glory hallelujah in my soul.” A good way to start the Sabbath day. – Okay, not the original Sabbath. An argument so early in the … Continue reading

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AM I THERE WHEN HE NEEDS ME?

John referred to himself five times as the disciple Jesus loved. But didn’t Jesus love all twelve of the disciples? Oh, yes, even the one who would betray Him. So what must John have had in mind when five times … Continue reading

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WHAT DO YOU THINK WHEN YOU’RE NOT THINKING?

KJ Psalm 42:8 Yet the LORD will command his lovingkindness in the daytime, and in the night his song shall be with me, and my prayer unto the God of my life. ************* The “inner-tape” plays in my head – “Jesus Will Be What Makes It … Continue reading

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GIVE JUST ME JESUS

 Just Give Me Jesus How much we can learn about Jesus from the names and terms given to him in the first chapter of John! Guess how many – seventeen! Word, God, Light, Jesus Christ, Son, Lord, Jesus, Lamb of … Continue reading

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TO BE LIKE JESUS, HUH?

    When we pray to be like Jesus, what do we have in mind?  Most likely it to be a loving person able to heal, feed the hungry, and point the sinner to God the Father.  How about leaving … Continue reading

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shepherd

  I’m revisiting the subject of the shepherd today. “He shall feed his flock like a shepherd: he shall gather the lambs with his arm, and carry them in his bosom, and shall gently lead those that are with young” … Continue reading

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