Category: Abundant life

Stress Relief?

Is there something or someone that makes you feel more comfortable?  When you’re feeling stressed out is there a place you run to (either real, or in your mind) that seems to help?  I took a class once where the

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It’s Too Heavy!

I get the impression from a few of my unchurched friends that they think becoming “religious” is too difficult–the standards are too high and the people are too judgmental.  I guess I tend to agree with them to a point. 

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Hitting Where It Hurts

Some years ago, I had the chance to visit Turkey and see the remains of the city of Ephesus. To this day there are thousands (if not hundreds of thousands) of statues of an ancient goddess named Artemis. During the

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Good … Well Done!

I read an interesting quote in an old Bible commentary recently.  “Not only should we do good, but the good we do should be well done.”  How true the statement is, but also I fear, it is often not well

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Open the Door!

Can you hear Him knocking?  Have you heard His voice?  Throughout your life, Jesus has been standing right next to you, gently knocking on the door to heaven, beckoning you to open it.  Still, many refuse!  “If I open that

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Walking Disaster Area!

In ancient times, cities built walls to protect them from other armies, wild animals, etc. Today, we don’t have huge rock walls around our nations, but we still have plenty of defenses to protect us from other countries, terrorists, etc.

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Life Of The Party

I grew up in a house where there was always alcohol around.  As you might imagine, when I got old enough for peer pressure to kick-in, I started experimenting with alcohol.  “Experimenting” in the sense that I got “ripped” just

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Where’s Your Rudder Pointed?

“When we put bits into the mouths of horses to make them obey us, we can turn the whole animal.  Or take ships as an example.  Although they are large and are driven by strong winds, they are steered by

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Regret

Have you ever been around someone who’s full of regret?  It’s almost unbearable to watch–probably the saddest thing in the world.  In the years to come I predict there will be ever increasing amounts of regret as people continue to

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A Purse With Holes In It!

Do you ever feel like the harder you work the more behind you get?  Do you run out of money before you run out of month?  It’s often hard to continue to trust in the Lord when your debt is

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