Tag Archives: Sin

A blog update and some thoughts on confession.


All these things have helped to make me who I am; and, if I am willing to open my mouth, following the lead of the Holy Spirit, the results can be amazing. The way I see it, God made me who I am, and there are people out there who can relate to me and are just waiting for me to feed into their lives. Continue reading

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Why would Jesus say that?


This topic comes up every so often, in different forms, and has to do with that moment when Jesus, from the cross, said: “My God, My God, why have You forsaken me?” Jesus Christ Cross Photo Black White The explanations … Continue reading

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An annoying level of religious legalism


08/17/2018 These are a few of the websites that my grammar checker assumes I plagiarized. All of the examples have to do with my scripture quotes, as they are quoting large passages as well. Considering the common usage of scripture … Continue reading

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To people who are feeling guilty and condemned. I John 2:1-2


I opened the Bible program on my computer this morning, and this is the first thing I see, the headline leading into 1John chapter 2:1-2. To people who are feeling guilty and condemned, It goes on to say, John (the … Continue reading

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Commentary and thoughts on Revelation 2:20


The commentaries I have been tossing out here, are the result of my interactions with a mix of men. Some come to Monday morning Bible study, a couple of others I have been introduced to at the various coffee shops … Continue reading

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A conversation in my head.


I am sure I have said these things many times. Sadly, it may have only been a conversation in my head. Before I go blowing off steam at someone I love, I have to ask myself if that was the … Continue reading

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It is so easy to do, create a formula for success. Part 4 of ?


Having once again blessed them with a declaration of peace and telling them, “I also send you” he gives them the greatest gift of all, the Holy Spirit. John 20:22 NASB And when He had said this, He breathed on … Continue reading

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Some thoughts as I read through Job 31


Job 31:1 “I have made a covenant with my eyes; How then could I gaze at a virgin? This jumped out at me, always has. Pastor Chuck went off on sexual purity, and I believe that this speaks toward that, … Continue reading

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It was Jesus that said it, so don’t blame me.


Don’t blame it on me; it was Jesus that said it – the man who came to set us free – “everyone that sins, is a slave to sin.” John 8:31-36 NIrV Jesus spoke to the Jews who had believed … Continue reading

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Not seeing, you believe.


A continuing look at 1 Peter chapter 1.  1 Peter 1: 7-9 “….at the appearing of Jesus Christ: (8) Whom having not seen, you love; in whom, though now you see him not, yet believing, you rejoice with joy unspeakable … Continue reading

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