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WHY SUFFER, Part 5 – Holy Spirit

Yesterday I ended my post with saying the Holy Spirit is a Comforter and gave the Bible illustration of Stephen who, while being stoned to death, saw Jesus. Today I want to discuss the role Christians should/could play in being … Continue reading

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WHY SUFFER, Part 4, I would strike them dead

Okay striking one dead might be a bit much, BUT IT’S GOOD FOR SOME FOLKS THAT I’M NOT GOD! I’m back to the issue of suffering.  At this point I want to say, I am writing to adults and about … Continue reading

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RANDOM BITS OF ME

Random Facts about yourself.  List posted by teleportingweena with the following statement.  Here are some fun questions to answer that I saw people doing on my friend’s FB.  Maybe you’d enjoy answering them, too. 🙂 *** 23 random facts about yourself that may surprise … Continue reading

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SUFFERING, PART 3, INSTIGATOR

SO YOU’RE MAD, WHO YOU GONNA BLAME? Some people live their lives as if there is no God.  “I Did It My Way” is their goal in life. When adversity comes they shake their fist in the face of (their non-existent) … Continue reading

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WHY SUFFERING? Part 2

My oh my! With a sigh I will try to make the best of an unexpected situation.  Yesterday I posted a blog which said I was going to write a series called “Why Suffering?”  Now I find I had  senior moment or something like that.  … Continue reading

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WHY SUFFERING, Part 1, Intro

Dear Friends, I am going to be writing a series of posts regarding “suffering.”  The Bible tells many reasons why people suffer, but we do not like the answers it gives so we often play dumb, which is a form … Continue reading

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NEEDED: A HERO

Ellajean tried to engross herself in the adventures of Western romantic fiction.  A genre generally dependable to have a happy-ever-after ending as the hero rides off with the new bride he won with his “good day, Miss” manners, his winning smile, … Continue reading

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CHECK THIS #5

Just making my way through the one-way aisle by my dining room table and thinking, “I declare if I didn’t know this was my house, I would think an old woman lives here!” Smile, my friends, while I pick up … Continue reading

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CHECK THIS #4

A MOTTO FOR TEACHERS—Sunday teachers and week-day teachers, from Thes. 5:14 “warn those who are idle (KJ unruly), encourage the timid, help the weak, be patient with everyone. Be sure that nobody pays back wrong for wrong, but always try … Continue reading

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CROSSED FINGER PROMISES

“CROSS MY HEART and hope to die; stick a needle in my eye.” Do you remember that? It’s about like making a deal with Iran or China!  Or, do you remember King’s X? That’s when you have your fingers crossed. … Continue reading

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