Tag Archives: obedience

Do the Right Thing…

Confession time…I don’t always do the right thing. It’s not that I don’t want to do the right thing. It is also not that I can’t do the right thing. What happens is that every once in a while I … Continue reading

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A Matter of Life and Death…

My father once told me, “you can lead a horse to water, but you can’t make it drink”. I do not remember the exact context of this statement, but I do continue to understand the principle my father was attempting … Continue reading

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Don’t say I didn’t warn you…

“If you keep swinging that thing around you’re going to whack yourself in the head!” Says the parent. “No I won’t.” Says the five-year-old. Recognizing that it is not a life threatening situation, and a possible teachable moment, the parent … Continue reading

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Obedience…

I remember my father warning me quite frequently in my adolescent years of how a decision made in a split second can have consequences that would follow me the rest of my life. While there may have been a few … Continue reading

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A Satifying Life…

Most rational people would admit that a long and satisfying life is a desirable thing. To live at peace and in relative comfort, with sufficient food, fellowship and freedom…is that too much to ask? Despite this being our goal, many … Continue reading

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The Neck that Turns the Head…

Read – 1 Kings 21 Focus on verse 27 A man was bragging to a friend who was newly married about how in his own marriage, he was the head of the home. The younger man looked at his older … Continue reading

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Trusting God…

Read – 1 Kings 17 Focus on verse 13-14 There is a memorable scene in one of the old “Raiders of the Lost Ark” movies. I think it was the second one in the series, where Harrison Ford’s character, Indiana … Continue reading

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