Tag Archives: eternity

There is No Such Thing as Nothing

Thought for the Week The word nothing doesn’t mean “non-existence.” It only means the absence of a specific or defined thing. For example, a buyer might ask a property owner whether there is “anything” on a particular parcel of land. … Continue reading

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The Purpose of Your Life

Thought for the Week We are not the only creatures on earth who look up at the stars. But we are the only ones who look up and ask, “Why?” “Yes, your life has a purpose.” said Rhema. “What?” Gina … Continue reading

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Letters to My Manufacturer (God)

Dear Mr. Elohim, Re. My Heart: May I begin by saying how much I appreciate the Wisdom and Maturity features you designed into this thing. Although I could wish they didn’t take an entire lifetime to become fully functional. Re. … Continue reading

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How Big Is Your Dream?

Photo by Juuso Oikarinen “For behold, I am creating a new heavens and a new earth. The former things will not be remembered, nor will they even come to mind.” ~Isaiah 65:17 “No eye has seen, no ear has heard, … Continue reading

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We Will Walk Together Again

We will walk together again, my friends, if not in this kingdom, then in the next. And when we do, O, the stories we will tell!

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To Boldly Go

Is there a connection between aliens and the coronavirus? No, this isn’t some cheesy tabloid revelation about the coronavirus being planted by aliens. So lower that eyebrow, please, and allow me to unpack that opening question: Why do we see … Continue reading

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Build Your House on a Rock!

Connecting With God This post and the last Connecting with God aren’t the flashiest I’ll ever write. But they may be the most important. Why? Because prayer is the most important thing we can do. Period. Real prayer—not empty ritual—is … Continue reading

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How Big is Your God?

“Traveling through space and not finding God does not mean that space is empty any more than traveling through my body and not finding me means that I am not here.” ~Dallas Willard

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Perception vs. Reality

“There are more things in heaven and earth, Horatio, than are dreamt of in your philosophy.” ~Hamlet I have some hearing loss. It probably began back when I played in rock bands (who knew?), and then took a turn for … Continue reading

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No Eye Has Seen…

How much bigger than what we imagine is what God has prepared for those who love Him? There’s a simple formula, actually–did you see it? It’s… a  x  b  =  c a (what we imagine) times b (Infinity) = c … Continue reading

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