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LIVING LESSONS FROM LEVITICUS, #3

Chap 18  A lot here about sexual sins.  We cannot live like the world lives with all its sinful sexual practices; we must obey God.  Sanctioned sex is honorable between married partners—a man and a woman who are faithful to … Continue reading

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LIVING LESSONS FROM LEVITICUS, #2

Yesterday’s lesson on Leviticus is important as a basis for todays continuing “living lessons from Leviticus. Chap. 6:1-5 is interesting.  If you steal something and then decide to return it, you must add 20% of the value.  Another scripture says … Continue reading

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LESSON FROM A STREET ENCOUNTER

As I was driving south on Penn Ave. I noticed a woman walking south. My gut reaction was that she looked so tired. I wondered where she was going and it crossed my mind that I might be able to help. … Continue reading

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SEE/HEAR NO EVIL

A way-back-when story. It was about 1953 or 54, the church was raising money for something. Sammy and I had no money but we had just bought a new TV.  It was worth about forty dollars.  We decided to give … Continue reading

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CONFIDENT WOMAN

Self-assured and true, Tasteful, stylish, and graceful. She keeps herself chaste. *************** Advice to my granddaughters:  turn away from evil, live holy, and demand respect.  Ronovan Writes Haiku Challenge using words “chaste” and “taste”.  https://ronovanwrites.com/2020/02/24/weekly-haiku-poetry-prompt-challenge-chaste-taste/ Image: Pixabay

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SANCTUARY

Most of you know I’m pretty “churchy,” and I am quite traditional about it. After a reading of Psalms 26 and 27, I am again reminded of how delighted I am to be able to go to the “house of … Continue reading

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I HAVE A LONGING

The following section was from 2014 (a Face Book status).  Still timely for me.  Churches are still into Live Big, Love Long, You’re Blessed, Friendship Avenue, Unity Forever, We’re the Loudest.  And especially “You gotta love yourself first!” *********** Oh, … Continue reading

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OH, BE CAREFUL, LITTLE HANDS…..

Consider with me the precious promise from Jesus: “I am with you always.” How often we encourage ourselves with those words! And I’m afraid we also find excuse for compromising with those words.  Does  it make us less sensitive to … Continue reading

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WITH UNVEILED FACE

2 Cor. 3:18 “And we, who with unveiled faces contemplate the Lord’s glory, are being transformed into his likeness with ever-increasing glory,…” While reading this scripture in my Bible,  I noticed that at some other time I had underlined it—except … Continue reading

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BE HOLY – BE CLEAN

In Leviticus the law is being given.  It is important to God that his people obey his law.  So God moves to a new revelation of Himself, the Holy One, the God who wants holy people and the God who … Continue reading

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