Category Archives: Finding God Thru Prayer

This story is the story of my most private moments talking to God about things I would be reluctant—even embarrassed—to say in public. This is my story about my talking to God, to the one true friend who listens and who is capable, if He chooses, to help me with my troubles and problems.

The Making of A Saint

The Beatitudes has become, I fear—in our new culturally acceptable world of christian service—a neglected study. Tony Campolo lamented, “If we were to set out to establish a religion in polar opposition to the Beatitudes Jesus taught, it would look … Continue reading

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A Look At The Beatitudes

I have been meditating on the Beatitudes [the beautiful attitudes] and wonder if there is an order to Jesus’ enumerated blessings in Matthew 5:3-12.  Although there are places in the Sacred text where the choice of words are less demanding, … Continue reading

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Ellie and Me

Grandma and I were invited to attend a private family gathering to celebrate our three year old granddaughter’s, Leah’s, birthday. We brought gifts as did her maternal grandparents. It was promising to be an exciting time with pizza and a … Continue reading

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Grace

There is so much to learn.  In so many ways, God’s grace in dealing with us is beyond guessing.⁠1 Our view of God’s plan for our future is a 50,000 foot view with little detail visible to our understanding.  This … Continue reading

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A Heavenly Citizenship

[taken from my latest booklet: A Heavenly Citizenship: Living in a Strange Land.] I am tempted to raise the political issues of the day to point out how little relevance they have in our lives other than to fret us … Continue reading

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A Study in Oness

[taken from the Introduction to “The Henotic Relationship:  A Study in Oneness“] …a man leaves his father and mother and is united to his wife, and they become one flesh. To be more precise, what is the meaning of the  … Continue reading

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Justified by Faith

[taken from: Translating God: The Problem with Grace] Is our salvation a declaration of our righteousness,⁠1 a vicarious imputation of Christ’s righteousness,⁠2 or a quality of our new nature?⁠3  All three! There is a work begun in each believer that … Continue reading

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Riches and Prosperity in The OT

The Hebrew language supports a cultural interpretation of wealth as possessions, such as, land, crops, flocks and herds.  With a covenantal theocracy these were blessings promised by God congruent with Israel’s faithfulness to serve Him and Him only. …an agreement … Continue reading

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Isaiah 53

Isaiah 53 is an incredible prophecy—by his own admission in verse 1—which cannot be discarded as uninspired or not revelatory without at the same time a total disregard for the honest and reasonable explanation a simple reading of the text … Continue reading

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The Benefit of Giving

Psalms 112:5 came to my attention recently when a friend and I muddled through some ideas that seemed to suggest its meaning. A good man sheweth favour, and lendeth: he will guide his affairs with discretion. – KJV It is … Continue reading

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