Bible thinkin', Teaching

Theology vs. Reality

We’re warned in this way: “See to it that no one takes you captive through hollow and deceptive philosophy, which depends on human tradition and the basic principles of the world rather than Christ.” Col. 2:8 I’ve been duped before and I am amazed at how hollow it left me. Please be someone who takes very seriously the study of…

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Do I Care What God Thinks?

Yesterday was a good day. Even though I realized how much I have been relying on man’s approval, I am thankful I have realized how much I have been relying on man’s approval. I ask questions. So, I asked God, “Why do we do this? Why do we seek this fulfillment from men and not from you? Why do we…

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10 Generations

Will what I do today with my kids affect my great, great, great, great, great, great, great, great, great, great grand kids? Let’s see… Shem had Arphaxad had Shelah had Eber had Peleg had Reu had Serug had Nahor had Terah had Abram…who became Abraham JT and I believe very deeply that what we teach our girls now, how we…

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Texting God

Do you ever wonder if God is listening? I know I do. It’s usually when I’m not getting the response I want that I figure he is just taking voice mail and doesn’t really want to call me back. I begin to think What’s up with this? I’ve left messages, sent up quick and easy texts, short e-mail like prayer…

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Glory Before Revelation

Here’s something I’ve discovered while studying a topic for another book. Hopefully, one day, I’ll have another book, but that’s not the point. What I’ve noticed about God is that since the beginning of time He never revealed His character and all the amazing attributes we love to cling to before firmly establishing with mankind that He was Lord and…

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