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Sinner Friendly?

When a sinful woman in that town found out that Jesus was there, she bought an expensive bottle of perfume.  Luke 7:37 *** It is wonderful how genuine goodness draws to itself the unfortunate, the troubled, the friendless, the outcast, … Continue reading

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When God Makes Toast

“The sinners in Zion are terrified;    trembling grips the godless:“Who of us can dwell with the consuming fire?    Who of us can dwell with everlasting burning?” Isaiah 33:14, NIV There is a strange lack in the Church, and quite frankly, it is disturbing. Our … Continue reading

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Against the Cosmic Powers

For we do not wrestle against flesh and blood, but against the rulers, against the authorities, against the cosmic powers over this present darkness, against the spiritual forces of evil in the heavenly places”. Ephesians 6:12, ESV Satan attacks us … Continue reading

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That Awful Wasteland of Alzheimers

What is Alzheimer’s disease (AD)? Alzheimer’s disease (AD) is an irreversible, progressive brain disease that slowly destroys memory and thinking skills and, eventually, the ability to carry out the simplest tasks of daily living. In most people with AD, symptoms first … Continue reading

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So You Want to Become Vulnerable?

“To love at all is to be vulnerable. Love anything and your heart will be wrung and possibly broken. If you want to make sure of keeping it intact you must give it to no one, not even an animal. Wrap … Continue reading

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