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Your prayer-do is more important than your hairdo

The prayer cycle:Without prayer life’s a mess.When life’s a messPeople eventually pray. Your prayer-do is much more important than your hairdo. How you communicate with God and what you do with your life matters, but your hairstyle will make little … Continue reading

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Unmasking prayer and church . . .

Prayer can get stuckIn rattling off wordsWithout feeling.Instead, express your heart. The USA has dropped the mask mandate. Now we need churches to drop their mask mandate and let people openly share from their heart. It’s time for Christians to … Continue reading

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God — first responder or last resort?

If you want GodTo be your first responder,Don’t make prayerYour last resort. When you say your prayers, open your heart and share your cares with God. As humans we have selective inner hearing. We can open or close the ears … Continue reading

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Our thoughts & feelings produce many mirages

Life is full of mirages. The way things seem to your senses isn’t always the way they really are. Our consciousness contains both illusion and truth. It’s important to separate the two. Be attentive to your inner self. You can … Continue reading

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Unmasking history — 6 poems for the brave at heart

UNMASKING HISTORY Freedom of speech Doesn’t put a muzzle on history, But lets it tell the whole story. Masked history Has led to deception By canceling the reception Of uncomfortable details And by claiming that racial cruelty Was an exception … Continue reading

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Be a patriot of the kingdom of God. Jesus first!

Invisible kingdoms compete for your allegiance: A) The kingdom of self;   B) The kingdom of darkness; and C) The kingdom of God. The kingdom of God manifests when people obey the living Jesus instead of their own feelings, dearies, or … Continue reading

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A head full of theology can be spiritually dead

Christian spiritual formationRequires inner transformation,Not just biblical information. Learning doctrine in our head, we can still be spiritually dead. We need to let God’s fire continually burn in our heart! Christians can be taught by Jesus — instructed directly by … Continue reading

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I’m not my feelings or desires

Our thoughts, feelings, and desires are skewed to varying degrees. We need to adjust them to our conscience, not vise versa. What feels good is often harmful. Desiring something doesn’t make it right. In the battle between conscience and desire, … Continue reading

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Christ-centered exuberance is the biblical norm

Exuberance isn’t an extraordinary expression of Christianity. It’s the biblical norm for following Jesus. Tidy Christianity tends to quench the Holy Spirit. Christianity in the Bible isn’t organized, formalized, or intellectualized. You don’t work up genuine love for Jesus. When … Continue reading

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When to hear a talk / when to take action

People stuck outside on a freezing night don’t listen to a talk about fire. They gather around and receive it’s warmth. Thirsty people don’t listen to a talk about water. They drink it. People whose gas gage is on empty … Continue reading

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