Tag Archives: Jesus

Let Us Run…

Paul, the traditional author of Hebrews (though some think it was his fellow apostle Barnabas), repeatedly used racing as a metaphor for faith. In an endurance race the real competitor is ourselves (“the sin that so easily entangles”). The key to … Continue reading

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Interest Compounded Eternally?

I was raised in a non-religious home and, as a kid, was clueless about God stuff. We used to drive by a non-traditional church building with a neon sign that said, “Jesus saves!” And for years I thought it was … Continue reading

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The Cross

The cross isn’t a means of forgiveness. It’s proof of it.

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A Life of Prayer

I just found out that yesterday was my country’s National Day of Prayer. The occasion, once widely covered by the media, is now a side story at best. But no matter. For believers, every day is a day of prayer. … Continue reading

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Abide in Me

   “In Him was life, and that life was the light of all mankind.”  ~John 1:4

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Morning has Broken

Last week, where we live, it was a cold, overcast Easter. But the Son still rose in our hearts. And His light remains.

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He Made a Way

Part Two (to read Part One, click here) Having “my own religion” was a bit of a bust. But I pressed on, determined like Adam and Eve to discern good and evil for myself. I was currently pondering the Eightfold Path … Continue reading

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