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BETRAYAL

Bible betrayals: Isaac betrayed by Jacob, Samson betrayed by Delilah, Uriah betrayed by David, David betrayed by Ahithophel, Judas betrayed Jesus, Peter betrayed Jesus. When David was betrayed by Ahithophel, he said, “Even my friend, someone I trusted, one who … Continue reading

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…EVALUATE THE COST OF UNFORGIVENESS

A sincere and honest friend one time said she had received healing for “arthritic” hurts in her hands.  She said it happened as a result of her forgiving someone.  She gave no details.  But the point was that her forgiving … Continue reading

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TENDER TIMES

A Freudian slip? A name from a former time. The name was not mine! How to deal with this? Didn’t take long to find out. I did it also! ***************** Ronovan’s haiku using words “slip” and “time” brought a long … Continue reading

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WE DO NOT WIN BY THE “MIGHT OF OUR HORSES”

While being stoned Stephen, being like Jesus, prayed, “Lord Jesus, receive my spirit.” Then he fell on his knees and cried out, “Lord, do not hold this sin against them.” (Acts 7:59) I hear of the martyrs of our day. … Continue reading

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SWIMMING AGAINST THE FLOW

Swimming against the flow! I’m swimming upstream today so I’ll hurry before I lose my gumption. Here goes: Lewis B. Smedes said, “To forgive is to set a prisoner free and discover that the prisoner was you.” This philosophy is … Continue reading

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ENDURING LOVE

Valley House – this place looked tame compared to the places Alan sometimes found her.  Nothing however could take away his love.  He relished the love they had shared.  He didn’t blame her for trying to escape the horrors of … Continue reading

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THE MAN WHO LOOKS ON AND DOES NOTHING

No open-minded person can see a picture of a baby in the womb and argue that it is not a baby – a human baby!  That a man can make that legal – even allowing for the mother to give … Continue reading

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JOIN ME IN PRAYER

(I had prepared this prayer for use in my Sunday morning class.  I have asked God to help me with a blog today.  This is the only answer in my heart.  Perhaps he will touch you to pray this with … Continue reading

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MORE ABOUT FORGIVING

I ended my last post referring to a “snit” for which I had to ask forgiveness.  I have had to forgive situations a bit more hurtful than than.  But never like some situation which people face.   I need to … Continue reading

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WHY FORGIVE?

I’m swimming upstream today so I’ll hurry before I lose my gumption. Here goes: Lewis B. Smedes said, “To forgive is to set a prisoner free and discover that the prisoner was you.” This philosophy is highly promoted these days … Continue reading

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