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What I Learned About Jesus While High on Drugs

April 18, 2017

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”…’Rejoice with me, for I have found my sheep which was lost!’…there will be more joy in heaven over one sinner who repents than ninety-nine righteous persons who need no repentance.” (Luke 15:6b-7)               I have learned a lot during my 28 years of life. A lot of good things. A lot of fruitful things–many unfruitful […]

Snake Bites in the Desert (How Jesus Dealt with Sin)

November 14, 2016

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Jesus took on all sin and hung that sin (our sin) on that wooden cross (a pole, if you will). And that wooden pole (the cross) has the power to overcome the serpents bite.

The Mark of Brokenness in Jonah (Part 1)

November 8, 2016

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“You hurled me into the depths, into the very heart of the seas and the currents swirled about me, all  your waves and breakers swept over me.” (Jonah 2:3) “…but you, LORD my God, brought my life up from the pit.” (Jonah 2:6) The previous post, The Mark of Brokenness, I gave a general outline on the mark […]

The Mark of Brokenness

November 4, 2016

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Very truly I tell you, unless a kernel of wheat falls to the ground and dies, it remains only a single seed. But if it dies, it produces many seeds. (John 12:24) Winter is coming–very slowly here in Texas, I must add, but it is coming nonetheless. All the life that came with Spring all […]

Powdered Creamer and Instant Potatoes: God’s Grace and Sufficiency

October 9, 2016

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Welcome back to the All Things in Christ blog! And welcome all new readers. I hope you’ll be blessed by the following words and the words I’ve written in time’s past. I’ve been away from this blog for some years now and that is because I have been away from the Lord for some years now, […]

Conviction vs. Guilt: Is there a difference?

July 30, 2013

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Conviction and guilt often get placed into the same basket, along with shame. But do they belong together? I don’t think they do. Guilt is a method of control, no matter what form it may take. It is used by people to convince or drive people into doing, being, or saying what they think is […]

Normal Jesus. Strange People.

July 3, 2013

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Normal Jesus. I’ve always been struck by the fact that Jesus is a normal guy, like me and you. He isn’t always this shining, full of radiance and glory entity that many of us imagine him to be. In fact, I’m willing to say that more times than not, he’s like a buddy watching the […]