Tag Archives: obedience

LENDING TO THE POOR

RED LETTER TIME.* 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 with him … Continue reading

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MY COAT STORY REVISITED

(Follow-up from yesterday, ‘Tween God and Me – Coat) “Oh, God will give back to you a much better coat,” said a friend steeped in the faith of a seed-planting “it will return to you 30, 60, or 100 percent” … 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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YOUR SCARS, MY DISCIPLINE

I don’t need to see the scars for my doubts, Lord, as much as I do for my discipline.  I get so lax and lazy. Even then, You reach to me. I see the hands – I see the scars, … Continue reading

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