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Jesus Said … The Christian Life Compared to The Words, Sayings, Exhortations, and Commandments of The Christ.

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Beauty In The World: North Texas Morning Skies

Good morning from North Texas! (Photo taken January 9, 2018, approximately 6 a.m.)

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The Four (Or Five) Prayers That I Am Afraid To Pray: (#5) Lord, May Those People Who Read This Writing Take Your Message Seriously

There are two types of people who read this writing: (1) Christians, and (2) non-Christians. This typology is not a value statement on Christians and non-Christians. Instead, it is meant to serve as a way of understanding that the prayer, … Continue reading

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The Four (Or Five) Prayers I Am Afraid To Prayer: (#4) Lord, Help Me Not to Worry

“Lord, help me not to worry” may seem like a silly prayer to be afraid to pray, but follow me, there’s a very serious side to this. First, as soon as I pray, “Lord, help me not to worry,” I … Continue reading

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The Four (Or Five) Prayers I Am Afraid To Pray: (#3) Lord, Make Me Humble

Humility is a character trait not generally admired in our culture. It is associated with a doormat. I don’t want to be a doormat, yet here is what I read in the Bible. “Humble yourself in the sight of the Lord,” … Continue reading

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The Four (Or Five) Prayers That I Am Afraid To Pray: (#2) Lord, Forgive Them

I like the idea of forgiveness – when it applies to me. I John 1:9 comforts: Upon confession of my sins, God will “forgive [me of my] sins and cleanse [me] from all unrighteousness.” I’m a little less enamored with … Continue reading

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The Four (Or Five) Prayers That I Am Afraid To Pray: (#1) Your Will Be Done

Prayer is an important part in the life of a Christian. I pray. I enjoy praying – talking and listening to God. However, there are prayers that I am afraid to pray. Why? Because God might just answer, “You got it!” … Continue reading

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