Tag Archives: salvation

WANT TO BE A CHRISTIAN?

I am a Christian blogger.  I write most of my blogs as if I am talking to Christian bloggers.  However, the chances are that some readers are not Christians.  I want to be sure I make it plain that I … Continue reading

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CHECK THIS #10 – JESUS

Feasting on Ps. 32:1-2 “blessed is the man whose sin the Lord does not count against him” No, not against me, because they were already counted against Jesus. Amazing! Can you imagine people who insist on carrying their own sins … Continue reading

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GIVING BIRTH TO THE WIND

Isaiah 26: This chapter includes scriptures most church goers have heard over and over, V. 3, 7, 9. However, I have never heard Verse 18 commented on, “We were with child; we writhed in pain, but we gave birth to … Continue reading

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DRESS THE WOUND

Look with me at the CONDITION of prophets and priests before judgment came to Judah. God speaking through Jeremiah (6:14) “They dress the wound of my people as though it were not serious. ‘Peace, peace’ they say, and there is … Continue reading

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THE CHECK THAT MATTERS

I’ve been listening to William Cowper’s hymn from the mid 1700s, “O for a Closer Walk with God.” Third verse  is not something we want to sing. “Return, O holy Dove, return, Sweet messenger of rest! I hate the sins … Continue reading

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KNOWING EVERYTHING THAT COUNTS

A few years ago, I started a speech off like this: Today I want to talk to you about my mom, Amy Rodgers Venter, and how her death affected me. Oh, I’m not talking about the pain, the agony, the … Continue reading

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BE GLAD IN HIS SALVATION

Meditation from my study in the Book of Isaiah. After a series of curses and railings against nations who do not trust in God (Chapters 13-24), I am so relieved to run onto Chapter 25, a praise to God which … Continue reading

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U-TURN OR DISASTER

  Look with me at the CONDITION of prophets and priests before judgment came to Judah. God speaking through Jeremiah (6:14) “They dress the wound of my people as though it were not serious. ‘Peace, peace’ they say, and there … Continue reading

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FROM THE SON’S ANGLE

Jesus loved his father – and he spent a lot of time communicating with him. What a wonderful choice when the decision was made to send Jesus to live as a man. The earthly Jesus is the being who lived, … Continue reading

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JESUS, THE DEATH CONQUEROR

I’m off for service to celebrate Jesus and his victory in our behalf – salvation and life. Wow, what a victory – and we are more than conquerors because he conquered for us. ***************             … Continue reading

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