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How’re Those Resolutions Working?

I just ran across the following post, which first appeared on this blog January 2, 2017. I thought it was worth sharing again. This year, I’m timing it for three weeks into the almost-new year… that stretch when enthusiasm for … Continue reading

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Entitled Much?

Not long ago, I re-read Jesus’ parable of “The Prodigal Son” in Luke’s gospel. As often happens with the Bible, something jumped out at me that I’d never noticed before… It was after the Prodigal Son’s (PS’s) Big Brother (BB) … Continue reading

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A Wise Word from Rachel Anne Ridge

Not long ago, I told you about my Word for the Year, “Truth.” Well, another favorite word is “Gracious,” which is what I want to be when I grow up. Then, just over a week ago, my friend Rachel Anne … Continue reading

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How to Fix Broken Resolutions

New Year’s Day is a perfectly fine and logical occasion for taking a self-inventory and setting some goals—if you have time between shopping the sales. But it’s easy to exaggerate the importance of January 1 as The time to make … Continue reading

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Amazing: Grace.

Last time I explored whether it’s possible to “hate the sin but love the sinner.” My conclusion in a nutshell was that the sin, rather than the sinner, is the enemy. In short, “Yes.” It’s not only possible, but the … Continue reading

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When God Says “Until” (Part 3)

This series is about how, when God says the word “until,” we can infer three things. We’ve talked about two of them… 1. The outcome is sure. 2. BUT, though the outcome is inevitable, it is not immediate. “Until” implies … Continue reading

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Bars and Butterflies

Lately I’ve been studying through the book of Galatians, the apostle Paul’s letter to the church in Galatia. Paul says a lot in a few pages, mostly warning these people, who had started a life of faith, NOT to start … Continue reading

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