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Today is part three of my discussion “The Vineyard” which was published Monday here https://onetahayes.com/2022/01/04/the-vineyard/ Part two published Tuesday here https://onetahayes.com/2022/01/05/pastoring-the-church/ MAYBE THE PASTOR STARTED with 11 and grew to 100 or started with 400 and grew to 4000.   Whatever … Continue reading

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I‘m pretty sure I have posted the following blog before, but I’m doing it again because my heart is heavy for people who claim safety in Christ without it being real. Salvation is not turning over a new leaf. It … Continue reading

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I wish I had been born in a culture where people refer to the Fall season as Autumn. Autumn sounds so cosmopolitan! Not Fall. Fall is a dreary name for a dreary season. All right, Ms Miserable. What’s your gripe? … Continue reading

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Safe in God’s Pavillion

I have a patio, Karen has a gazebo, Verna has a deck, God has a pavilion. Being there is not quite the same as being in one’s house, but they signify beauty, food, friendship, safety—home. Imagine how nightmarish it would … Continue reading

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OH, SINNER, WHY DO YOU WAIT? ****************** I copied the following selection from Google. Revelation 3:20 says: “Behold, I stand at the door and knock. If anyone hears my voice and opens the door, I will come in to him and … Continue reading

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WHAT I SAW (8th anniversary) Part 7

I believe you see that there was little chance of me surviving on that Saturday/Sunday except for the Lord’s intervention.  Take notice of the fact that the attack happened about 4:30 or 5:00 and I did not get to the … Continue reading

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Getting Saved and Knowing Jesus (8th anniversary) Part 2

When did I get saved? I don’t know. Some folks have said that a person is not saved if he cannot tell you the time and place. I say, “T’aint so.” I never had a chance to actively “sin” in … Continue reading

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Does it matter what I do? Perhaps we should just be dog-eat-dog? Survival of the fittest. The grave is the end. That attitude can be the cause of murder, violence, rape, and greed for those who think they can be … Continue reading

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I’ve gone Home early; I await your arrival. Smile, we’ll meet again. *************** Written for ronovan’s haiku, https://ronovanwrites.com/2021/06/07/ronovan-writes-weekly-haiku-poetry-prompt-challenge-361-home-and-weep/

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You might well say, “Whatzat?” about the picture up top. It is the inside view of a match I dropped while trying to light a nearly used up candle in a glass container. I was reaching down until I dropped … Continue reading

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