Category Archives: sin

If the Prayer Fits…

A friend posted the prayer below on FB, and then asked, “How can I pray for you?” I replied that her prayer fit me perfectly. How about you? Does it fit? Lord, Today I release my gifts to you – and the temptations … Continue reading

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Shame, Guilt, Condemnation

Nope. I’m not supposed to feel any of those emotions. They belong to Satan. But, dang. I sure blew it. Epic fail. The sad soul who’s been squatting in my brother’s basement for, oh, maybe 17 years, was smoking. Sad … Continue reading

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At least I can pray…

I’ve been learning more and more about Christian girls being kidnapped by Muslims and sold as sex slaves.  Go ahead. Google it. It’s probably not gonna pop up in your town’s daily news feed. It sickens me to the core. … Continue reading

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Miller Does it Again in “Searching for God Knows What”

Searching for God Knows What is deceptive, in a good way. Miller starts the nonfiction book by telling readers about a writers’ seminar he attended. At first this seems off topic. What’s this seminar have to do with God? I should … Continue reading

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Seven Lethal Assumptions by Andy Stanley

Every Andy Stanley Youtube video my spouse and I watch is excellent. Go look him up if you haven’t watched/heard Andy before. In the meantime, here’s a good list from him. Seven Lethal Assumptions 1. “If I find the right person, … Continue reading

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Pastor on Supreme Court Decision – Congregant Riled

Pastor Steve tells congregation what to make of Supreme Court decision on gay marriage. http://www.lwccyork.com/pages/page.asp?page_id=140880&programId=218041 I think pastors, as a regular practice, could help us Jesus followers by talking directly about current events, from a Biblical perspective, in their sermons and elsewhere.

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This is Love

This is Love The Holy Spirit showed me: Every day, every minute, time and time again, You are blotting out my sins, cleansing my heart. Let me tell anyone who will hear it. A newborn babe! I’m Your newborn baby! … Continue reading

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