Tag Archives: Christ Jesus

Calibrating Your Heart to His

“May the patience and encouragement that come from God allow you to live in harmony with each other the way Christ Jesus wants.” Romans 15:5 “Now make me completely happy! Live in harmony by showing love for each other. Be … Continue reading

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Being Obscure Just Like Jesus

I am processing something right now. I suppose its implications have the potential of turning everything ‘upside down’ for me at least. Some scientists have postulated that our planet is due for a complete magnetic switchover. This is when north … Continue reading

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When It is Far Too Dark

Practical Thinking: When the Darkness Overwhelms Depression has been called the “common cold” of mental disorders, and one source estimates that it disrupts the lives of 30 to 40 million Americans. For many, a “cold” isn’t even close to describing … Continue reading

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He Won’t Give Up, [Patience]

  “But God had mercy on me so that Christ Jesus could use me as a prime example of his great patience with even the worst sinners.” 1 Timothy 1:16, NLT I find that I often worry about the patience of God. … Continue reading

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The Blood of Jesus, [Tenacity]

“For I will never leave you, or forsake you.”  Hebrews 13:5 It’s funny, but it seems that our civilization claim to fame revolves around this grand idea of inventing good adhesives. Chemists and manufacturers have astutely given us wonderful glues and … Continue reading

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A Bit More Than We Think

”The angel showed me a river that was crystal clear, and its waters gave life. The river came from the throne where God and the Lamb were seated. 2 Then it flowed down the middle of the city’s main street. On … Continue reading

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There is Nothing at All [Not a Thing]

“Yes, I am sure that neither death, nor life, nor angels, nor ruling spirits, nothing now, nothing in the future, no powers,  nothing above us, nothing below us, nor anything else in the whole world will ever be able to … Continue reading

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