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Let Jesus be your thought leader

Jesus warned His disciples to watch out for religious teachers who like to “be greeted with respect” and “have the most important seats.” Let Jesus be your thought leader. Make your mind follow Him.

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“Don’t know much about history . . . but I do know . . .”

For some parts of history people say, “We will not forget;” for other parts they say, “We will not remember.” I’m a part of humanity. All human history is my history. Like every piece of a jigsaw puzzle, every person … Continue reading

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Christianity is either human-desire-led or Spirit-led

When Christians are led by our own desires, we disagree with and separate from each other; when Spirit-led we unite heart-to-heart. Church separates Christians into thousands of groups, denominations, and tribes, but Jesus prayed that we all be one. Church … Continue reading

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Battery Church

Battery “church” is like a special battery, all decked out to preach to some lowly batteries. Unfortunately, it’s powerless because there are no connections and little unity for the power to flow through. Christianity’s not sitting in a religious audience … Continue reading

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Does saying, “I’ll be honest,” mean you been insincere up to that moment?

Insincerity is motivated by the fear of truth. The fear of truth too often robs us of freedom from lies and deception. A closed heart feels threatened by sincerity. When people say, “I’ll be honest,” I wonder what they’ve been … Continue reading

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Opt for optimism

I think that I’m by nature a pessimist, but rationally I choose to be an optimist. I work very hard at it. Life looks beautiful when viewed thru the prism of optimism. My favorite “ism” is optimism. Will your struggles … Continue reading

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Christian formality? Or flowing with Jesus?

Prayers that you allowTo spontaneously flow,With words from deep within,Will connect your heart with God. Let go and let God flowFrom deep within you.“Quench not the Spirit.” Like a river, the living Jesus will carry you where He’s going, but … Continue reading

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Take time to be silly & to ponder

Innocent silliness that makes people smile is always worthwhile. If you can’t find happiness in everyday moments, it does little good to pursue it elsewhere. Life’s full of currents trying to push and pull you. Make sure you want to … Continue reading

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Falling on ice

Black ice Shoved my feet aside And I did suddenly collide With the asphalt On my elbow & hip. Bruised, swollen, & aching, I thank God That I wasn’t seriously hurt.

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Self-assembly–putting yourself together with God’s help

You can assemble thoughts and ideas in ways that magnify hope. Your life will eventually be mastered by whatever your mind continually magnifies. Disappointments are less disappointing if you refuse to let your mind magnify them. If you would refuse … Continue reading

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