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Stranger Evangelism and Friendship Discipleship

I am more concerned these days about sanctification than anything else. Well, that and evangelism. Actually, can we escape their interconnectedness? Matthew 28:18-20 seems to entwine them.  1. Explain the gospel to strangers 2. Demonstrate to followers how to OBEY… Continue Reading

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Joseph Justus Barsabas

Joseph Justus was a nobody. A man passed over for greatness (as we measure it). Yet, he walked with Jesus from the time of His baptism. He saw our Lord speak, do miracles, give mercy, teach the public and teach… Continue Reading

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Winter is past . . .

My beloved spake, and said unto me, Rise up, my love, my fair one, and come away. For, lo, the winter is past, the rain is over and gone; -Song 2:10-11 There are seasons. We languish in the winter when… Continue Reading

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Vessels for the Master’s Use

In regards to our walk and the work, we can properly imagine ourselves as vessels, like a pan or a plate. We need ingredients; without something placed in us, we have nothing to offer. He provides “ingredients” in our daily… Continue Reading

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I am like a broken plate

Four Things that break God’s Heart The Havoc and Pain of Sin John 11:33 “When Jesus therefore saw her weeping, and the Jews also weeping which came with her, he groaned in the spirit, and was troubled. God’s Heart breaks… Continue Reading

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Your Accuser Lies

Don’t let the father of lies to pressure you into defeat. Shine God’s light and his shadowy world of lies will recede. “The truth,” Jesus promised, “will set you free.” About your failures in the past? God doesn’t condemn you over… Continue Reading

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Meet T, a Vet, Homeless for Nine Years

Met T today. 51, vet, served in Europe, been homeless 9 years.Turns out he had more and more trouble keeping jobs. After being homeless, was diagnosed with bipolar disease, but couldn’t get needed meds. Mostly slept in woods, occasionally stayed… Continue Reading