Monthly Archives: November 2011

What Does Hope Look Like?

Hope. We can live without a lot of things in life but hope is not one of them. As a small child I would gaze out of our picture window watching the snow fall hoping to get a glimpse of … Continue reading

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Why I love the month of December

It was a wise person who divided the year into 12 months. I really do not know who came up with this idea but let me go on record in saying that it was a good one. Each month seems … Continue reading

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Founding Fathers

(Matthew 22:21 NIV)  “Caesar’s,” they replied. Then he said to them, “Give to Caesar what is Caesar’s, and to God what is God’s.” Each country has a history of those people who have been instrumental in forming their government.  The … Continue reading

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The Story of Thanksgiving

I found this interesting and thought you might find it interesting this week too.  

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The Power of Thanksgiving

(Acts 16:25-26 NIV)  About midnight Paul and Silas were praying and singing hymns to God, and the other prisoners were listening to them. {26} Suddenly there was such a violent earthquake that the foundations of the prison were shaken. At … Continue reading

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The seed was a symbol of faith right?

I just saw something that bothered me.  Shocker right?   I was googling online to find a gift that was a mustard seed necklace and so forth.  I accidentally picked the Wikipedia link and low and behold the article in that … Continue reading

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The Miracle in the Chair

Have been gone a few days visiting my parents and family. It is always good to go home. Now, back in my own home, there is much to catch up on and more going on than I can speak of. … Continue reading

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Give Us This Day OurTurkey. . . Again

Thanksgiving is my kind of holiday. Apart from the “thanks” part, the primary purpose of this celebration is eating. That is the one thing I do quite well. Thanksgiving is the beginning of a feasting frenzy that would make Richard … Continue reading

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Free to Worship

(John 15:18-19 NIV)  “If the world hates you, keep in mind that it hated me first. {19} If you belonged to the world, it would love you as its own. As it is, you do not belong to the world, … Continue reading

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Who will be the next Spurgeon, or Wesley, or Augustine ?

I have learned much over the past few months, in prepartion for a book launch in February (see www.toptenchristians.wordpress.com for more info).  One major perspective I have gained is in regards to the great and influential Christian persons of the … Continue reading

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Visiting my family is a relative experience

I was reminded recently that the only thing growing in my family tree are fruits and nuts. Personally, I am not sure if I am a fruit or a nut. Just do not ask my wife. I had been away … Continue reading

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Christian Politics

(Romans 13:1 NIV)  Everyone must submit himself to the governing authorities, for there is no authority except that which God has established. The authorities that exist have been established by God. We’ve all heard it said that there are two … Continue reading

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