Category Archives: enduring faith

O God, Why? (#2)

When considering why God allows suffering, it is essential we remember that man was created good, very good indeed. God was pleased with what He had made and Genesis records that God had fellowship with Adam and Eve, in the … Continue reading

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Yeah, Pain!!! Say What?

We are granted many rights and privileges as those who are redeemed in Christ. Some of these precious rights and privileges are… The right to become children of God; calling Him “Abba Father” (John 1:12; Romans 8:15). The gift of the … Continue reading

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Faithful Fools #3 (Reciprocal Nature)

As we parted company last time, we were challenged to ask ourselves if we were Hi-Fi  or Low-Fi followers of Christ. A Hi-Fi follower is a person in whom the Holy Spirit consistently and powerfully, produces the mind, the love, … Continue reading

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Having the Life Squeezed Out of You.

The picture to my left, probably needs a bit of explanation. I’m sure you can tell that the hand is squeezing olive oil into a bottle or jar of some sort, but why that is important may escape us, here in the United … Continue reading

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Revelation… From the Top of My Pile of Rocks!

(Sequel too…”Thank God for My Pile of Rocks!!!”) I, John, both your brother and companion in the tribulation and kingdom and patience of Jesus Christ, was on the island that is called Patmos for the word of God and for … Continue reading

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What It Means To Be A Christian #2

Is Defending Oneself Biblically Justifiable? In my last blog, we discussed this statement concerning the persecuted church in Syria, “This is what it means to be a Christian in Syria”.  Syrian Christians relay that being persecuted, even unto death, is … Continue reading

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Christian Arm Yourselves!!!

This morning I read an article in the Christian Post, where the Lt. Governor of Tennessee, Ron Ramsey, gives Christians in America a very definite instruction.  Below is a quote of what he said. “The recent spike in mass shootings … Continue reading

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