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Breakfast of forgiveness

There is one more appearance of the resurrected Christ recorded in detail in the last chapter of John’s gospel because John was present along with Peter, Thomas, Nathanial, James and two other disciples he doesn’t name. It starts off with … Continue reading

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Getting out of the blame game

There is no place in the believer’s life for blame. Blame is never justified and it never serves a positive function. It is as old as Adam and as prevalent as sin. It’s the way we divert anything incoming that … Continue reading

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‘Dear Dad, I forgive you. Happy Father’s Day.’

Here’s one of the greatest things you can do for your dad on Father’s Day … forgive him. And if your dad is no longer alive, it’s the greatest thing you can do for yourself. For just about every child … Continue reading

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One for all

My dear children, I write this to you so that you will not sin. But if anybody does sin, we have an advocate with the Father—Jesus Christ, the Righteous One. He is the atoning sacrifice for our sins, and not … Continue reading

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‘With friends like this, who needs enemies?’

Chandler picked out a restaurant and a movie for us to celebrate my birthday last night, and it was an awesome time. After a dinner of spicy chicken wings (his choice) we went and saw the new Captain America: Civil … Continue reading

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Who is the real strong one?

Blessed are the peacemakers, for they will be called children of God. Matthew 5:9 Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., was a true child of God. He was a messenger of peace in a time of grave conflict. His influence and … Continue reading

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A little respect can go a long way. I just realized I have this unchecked, underlying hostility for one woman in our neighborhood. Without going into detail here, she thinks I took some liberty with her property that was “crossing … Continue reading

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God offenders

If I don’t forgive you, who will forgive me? I don’t remember now who said it, but someone wrote me in the last few days since we introduced the delicate and dangerous subject of sex offenders, “Maybe we should just … Continue reading

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