The Way

I cannot ascend spiritual mountains on man-made trails. I cannot achieve Holy Spirit objectives with plans conceived by a human heart. I cannot advance against a supernatural enemy while confined within the thick walls of science or superstition. I cannot live if only death waits for me at every exit. But there is a way …

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Conquered

"... You are not your own, for you were bought with a price. So glorify God in your body." 1 Corinthians 6:19-20 The kingdom of God is not an amusement park seeking to distract me occasionally from the daily grind. His kingdom is not a self-improvement program, working to make me a superior person, and the …

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The Cemetery Next Door

In 2003 my wife and I made a run down to Yazoo City, Miss. for the funeral of her grandmother. A wonderful believer born in 1916, she lived her entire life in the hills just above the Delta cotton fields with a simple faith and an unconditional love for people. Conducting her funeral in a …

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The Power of a Greeting

Romans 16:16 Greet one another with a holy kiss. 1 Corinthians 16:20 Greet one another with a holy kiss. 2 Corinthians 13:12 Greet one another with a holy kiss. 1 Thessalonians 5:26 Greet all the brethren with a holy kiss. 1 Peter 5:14 Greet one another with a kiss of love. Do you remember your …

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The Art of Pausing for People

1 Corinthians 11:33 Therefore, my brethren, when you come together to eat, wait for one another. 1 Peter 3:8 Finally, all of you be of one mind, having compassion for one another; love as brothers, be tenderhearted, be courteous... Do you remember rushing to get the best place in the lunch line as a kid? …

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