Category Archives: lordship

Fire Walking [Protection]

“When you pass through the waters, I will be with you.      When you cross rivers, you will not drown.     When you walk through fire, you will not be burned,       nor will the flames hurt … Continue reading

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The Curious Case of Being Job

One of the most intriguing characters in the Bible is Job. Tempted and accused, ignored and maligned– he maintained a faith in God’s goodness when hell wanted to destroy him. His goodness should not be questioned oe diminished. “In the land of … Continue reading

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What is it for you to be a Christian? –J.R. Miller

What is it for you to be a Christian? We ought to seek to gather in this world — treasure that we can carry with us through death’s gates, and into the eternal world. We should strive to build into … Continue reading

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So You Wanna Go Back to Egypt?

  God has always wanted to lead His people. I think that He is almost catatonic with joy when we allow Him to do this. Throughout the ages, and all through Israel’s history, we see Him reaching out to people, … Continue reading

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A More Comfortable Discipleship

“Then Jesus said to his disciples, “If any of you wants to be my follower, you must turn from your selfish ways, take up your cross, and follow me.”  Matt. 16:24, NLT This is a head scratcher. The issue for … Continue reading

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Playing Defense, [Protecting Others]

“Those who carried burdens were loaded in such a way that each labored on the work with one hand and held his weapon with the other. 18 And each of the builders had his sword strapped at his side while he … Continue reading

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Riding the Underground, [with Jesus]

“And he said to them, “Come away by yourselves to a desolate place and rest a while.” For many were coming and going, and they had no leisure even to eat.’ Mark 6:31, ESV Our Savior would never drive us … Continue reading

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