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Nick the Strict - Part III

When Nick and I met up for our second date (the aforementioned “fun” walk in the park), it was blessedly only 97 degrees outside – not even triple digits! 671 more words

Real Date Stories

In pursuit of peace and holiness

Hebrews 12:14: Pursue peace with everyone, and holiness, without which no one will see the Lord.

According to that verse, peace and holiness have to do with relationship with others and… 1,271 more words


Do you see this woman?

And Jesus answering said to him, “Simon, I have something to say to you.” And he answered, “Say it, Teacher.” “A certain moneylender had two debtors. 538 more words


She is a sinner

One of the Pharisees asked him to eat with him, and he went into the Pharisee’s house and reclined at the table. And behold, a woman of the city, who was a sinner, when she learned that he was reclining at table in the Pharisee’s house, brought an alabaster flask of ointment, and standing behind him at his feet, weeping, she began to wet his feet with her tears and wiped them with the hair of her head and kissed his feet and anointed them with the ointment. 417 more words


Sign of Jonah

And the Pharisees and Sadducees came, and to test him they asked him to show them a sign from heaven. He answered them, “When it is evening, you say, ‘It will be fair weather, for the sky is red. 482 more words

What a Prostitute Can Teach Us about Grace

She was unclean. A notorious sinner in the town actually – perhaps a prostitute.

An immoral wretch, at the bottom of the totem pole.

But she was intrigued by this loving, kind, forgiveness-dispensing Jesus, and she dared come to Him to express her appreciation and love in a tangible way – anointing His feet with very expensive perfume. 384 more words


Saint Louis of France

Today we honour the memory of Saint Louis of France, the only French king to be canonised. King Louis was a faithful husband, a loving father to his eleven children, a conscientious king and a pious man who inspired others to follow his example. 389 more words

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