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The Aroma of Christ to God

What a big difference a little word can make. That’s the case as I noodle on a picture Paul paints in 2Corinthians. But thanks be to God, who in Christ always leads us in triumphal procession, and through us spreads … Continue reading

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Living to Leave? Or, Living to Behold?

Psalm 17 is another of those prayers of David when he’s on the wrong side of the battle . . . the losing side. And while David wasn’t a perfect or pure man, in this case he cries to God … Continue reading

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On My Account

Hovering over the Beatitudes this morning. Simple laws of the kingdom. Laws concerning what renders someone blessed, what makes someone happy. Not laws as in edicts to be followed in order to reside in the kingdom, but laws as in … Continue reading

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Asking the Big Question

I try and be a planner. Do my best to manage my calendar and not have my calendar manage me. Try and know what’s coming and arrange my “to do’s” appropriately. But it never seems to fail that, at some … Continue reading

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Living Outside of Legacy

He knew who he was, he just chose to ignore it. Aware of where he’d come from, he didn’t really want it to impact where he was going. Able to articulate his roots, but not all that willing to live … Continue reading

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The Predictions and The Commandments

It’s a myth. Not true. Not the way things really work. Don’t listen to popular, prevailing wisdom that says there’s a danger that we can become so heavenly minded that we’re no earthly good. That somehow the things of heaven … Continue reading

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The Surpassing Worth of Losing It All

For many, it simply wouldn’t add up. They’d do the math, look at the profit and loss statement, and then take a pass on making the trade. But not Paul. He was all in. Convinced of the surpassing worth of … Continue reading

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