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"A Thousand First Steps"

“The simple believes everything,
    but the prudent gives thought to his steps.”  

Proverbs 14:15 ESV

At the end of the previous post, I announced that “I had found the foot of the stairs, and I was about to begin climbing them.” 998 more words


April 20 - Passion!

Acts 8:1b-25; Deuteronomy 33-34; Job 20

The death of Stephen was a watershed moment. Until that time, the new followers of Christ were tolerated in Jerusalem. 318 more words

Devotional Thoughts

More Than Simply Your Cross to Bear

Today’s reading is Matthew 16.

“Everyone has their cross to bear.” Sadly, this is the pidgin, chimney sweep version of Jesus’s statement in Matthew 16:24 as if any old burden somehow measures up to Jesus’s actual statement. 272 more words


Why I Want My Friend to Fail

Dear Friend,

It’s time I have a heart to heart conversation with you.

I’m going to be completely honest and it might sting a little.  I see you struggle with your sense of worth.   1,093 more words

19.4.15 - He Died For Our Sins And Was Raised For Our Justification - Rev Hadyn Pirie

Reading: Romans 4:18-25

One of the hardest problems of life is the problem of suffering. There is the question of why the innocent suffer. There is the mystery of why Jesus had to die on the cross. 1,456 more words

The Man, Jesus...Died Because Of You!

Let’s not mince words. Let’s not dance around the bush of political correctness. Let’s cut through the fat and get down to the heart of the issue. 68 more words