Tag Archives: Christian character

WHAT IF?

As I entered a public building, I saw a little girl, about six or seven maybe, sitting on a bench outside the door.  I asked her if she needed help; she said no, her mother told her to sit there … 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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WATERS OF JOY

A GRANDDAD CHALLENGE. This verse was a topic in a list of sermons in Granddad Jim’s Bible. I took it as a challenge to see what it might mean to me – to us. Isaiah 12:3-4 King James Version 3 Therefore with joy shall ye draw water out … Continue reading

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I DON’T HOPE TO FALL IN THERE

Yesterday a very pretty girl was helping me with a purchase. I believe I was in obedience to the Holy Spirit as I felt the nudge to give her the following message. I said something close to this: “You are … 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 ZACCHAEUS ROUTE

“Nope.” the sign read. Feeling unwelcome but determined, Claire went inside and asked anyway. “Do you have the Guest Books from former years?” “Yes, some.  What year do you need?” “So far, so good.”  She thought. “From eight years ago.” … 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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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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