Tag Archives: abiding in Christ

Simple. Not Easy.

At first I think it’s a gimme. A tap in. An easy shot. A no-brainer. But as I chew on it, while I may think it’s simple, if I’m honest with myself I know that far too often it isn’t … Continue reading

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Whole Lotta’ Abidin’ Goin’ On

Nope! The world’s no simpler this morning than it was last night when I went lights out. Surprise! Not surprised. So grateful on mornings like this for a Rock and sure foundation. So appreciate an unfailing place of stability. So … Continue reading

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A Dwelling Faith

Faith, real faith, is not just about what we believe, but is evident in how we behave — and that, because it abides. That’s what I’m picking up from what Paul’s laying down this morning as I eavesdrop on some … Continue reading

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It Is Good To Be Near God

Feeling isolated yet? If you’re an introvert who normally racks up a fair amount of on-your-own time, maybe you’re scratching your head saying, “What’s that?” But maybe, if you’re more used to going a million miles an hour and having … Continue reading

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To Bear Fruit

Jesus interpreted the news for them. That incident where Pilate decided to shed the blood of those not so innocent Galileans who had come to shed the blood of their innocent sacrifices in Jerusalem? Don’t think it was God’s divine … Continue reading

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Disciples Indeed

Got back last night from a much needed couple of days back in the homeland filling the tank with grandkids time (I think their parents were there too). But though the reserves were being replenished, the routine was unsurprisingly dismantled. … Continue reading

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Eating is Believing

The crowd came looking for a meal. Jesus wanted to give them more. They longed to partake again of everything they had eaten the previous day. Jesus invited them to participate in a feast that would secure all their tomorrows. … Continue reading

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Strive to Rest

They were in danger of repeating the folly of their fathers. Just as their ancestors had journeyed to the edge of the promised land, yet refused to enter because it didn’t make sense to them to try and take on … Continue reading

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In His Confidence

Gain better than silver. Profit exceeding gold. More precious than jewels, and nothing one could desire can compare. In one hand there is long life, in the other riches and honor. Ways of pleasantness, paths of peace. A tree of … Continue reading

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Sitting at the Feet of Jesus. Clothed and in His Right Mind.

He had no home because he himself had become an airbnb to a host of demonic spirits. So many, in fact, when Jesus asked the man his name, he replied, “Legion.” And he wore no clothes. So consumed by evil … Continue reading

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