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Anybody can do “his own thang,” but, my gosh, it takes great guts to do God’s thing! (Give us guts, God!)

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Jesus Living On The Inside

How can anyone describe Jesus living inside you? It’s like having a shower head Inside your heart, Continually spraying Soothing, comforting, Energizing, thrilling, and refreshing Streams of joy, love, peace, faith, and hope All through your emotions, your mind, and … Continue reading

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You Can Hear The Voice Of The Spirit

We all need to hear it; The voice of the Spirit. There’s no need to fear it; All true hope is near it. He that has ears, let him hear what the Spirit says . . . — It’s easy … Continue reading

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To follow God’s plans for us we must give up our plans for God.

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There’s No Right To Choose In Christianity

Followers have no choice — they are committed to do what their leader says. Soldiers don’t get to choose — they have to obey orders. The subjects of a Lord have no choice — they are under their Lord’s authority. … Continue reading

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Incarnation Is Not A Flower (But God With Us)

Incarnation is not a flower, but like a flower it is beautiful and glorious — the life of God animating physical matter.  Describing Jesus Christ, John the Beloved said:  “And the Word became flesh and dwelt among us.”  God didn’t … Continue reading

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Roaring Fork, Foxfire Mountain, & Spiritual Living Waters

Zip-ah-dee-do-dah On a recent trip to Gatlinburg, I saw a brochure from Foxfire Mountain in Sevierville, Tennessee.  It was about zip lining, soaring from one tree to another on long cables.  During my week at Tree Top Resort in Gatlinburg I … Continue reading

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