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Expecting The Soon Return Pt 2

God gave us a spirit not of fear but of power and love and self-control. (2 Timothy 1:7) I wrote a previous piece that Christians have always lived anticipating the “soon return of our Lord”. Unfortunately, there have also always … Continue reading

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Hope in Futility

For the creation was subjected to futility, not willingly, but because of him who subjected it, in hope – Romans 8:20 In my last post, I spoke about Paul’s statement in Romans about the ordering of creation by God who … Continue reading

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Futility in Hope

For the creation was subjected to futility, not willingly, but because of him who subjected it, in hope – Romans 8:20 It seems to me that this verse is among the Great Ignored in Scriptures. It says something about creation … Continue reading

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Flesh Vs Faith: Getting Out of the Boat

This is my take on the well-known incident in Matthew 14 of Jesus and Peter walking on the water. Like many of my writings, it is in response to things I have read. Snapshots of those writings will be here … Continue reading

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Flesh vs Faith: Hebrews 11:1

Now faith is the assurance of things hoped for, the conviction of things not seen. (Hebrews 11:1) This is part of the continuing series I have called Flesh vs Faith. It started as a study in Genesis from the creation, … Continue reading

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Expecting the Return of Our Lord

Several years ago, I read a book which was written in the 1800s. Sorry I can’t give you more information on the book itself as most all information has slipped the mortal coil which is my memory. One line, though, … Continue reading

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Commute 3/16

Driving to work, I saw the flock of geese flying. They were in front of me, so I could not only see their V formation but their beating wings – pretty much in unison, strongly pushing down and drawing up. … Continue reading

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