Category Archives: Inside and out

Planted by Jesus himself …

June 22, 2017 “For this reason I bow my knees before the Father, from whom every family in heaven and on earth derives its name,  that He would grant you, according to the riches of His glory, to be strengthened with … Continue reading

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B-rated lives …

June 15, 2017 “He won’t brush aside the bruised and the hurt and he won’t disregard the small and insignificant,  but he’ll steadily and firmly set things right. He won’t tire out and quit. He won’t be stopped until he’s finished his work—to set … Continue reading

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When the HouseKeeper shows up ..

May 30, 2017 “The heart is hopelessly dark and deceitful, a puzzle that no one can figure out. But I, God, search the heart and examine the mind. I get to the heart of the human. I get to the … Continue reading

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Meet your new neighbor …

May 25, 2017 “For the word of God is living and effective and sharper than any double-edged sword, penetrating as far as the separation of soul and spirit, joints and marrow. It is able to judge the ideas and thoughts … Continue reading

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Can you let Jesus have your stuff …?

May 16, 2017 “So spacious is he, so roomy, that everything of God finds its proper place in him without crowding. Not only that, but all the broken and dislocated pieces of the universe—people and things, animals and atoms—get properly … Continue reading

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A few minutes on a hillside …

September 19, 2016 “You’re blessed when you’re at the end of your rope. With less of you there is more of God and his rule … You’re blessed when you get your inside world — your mind and heart –put … Continue reading

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THE WAY OF JESUS…

August 5, 2016 “But now you have arrived at your destination: By faith in Christ you are in direct relationship with God. Your baptism in Christ was not just washing you up for a fresh start. It also involved dressing … Continue reading

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God’s favorite song…

July 25, 2016 “Since we’ve compiled this long and sorry record as sinners (both us and them) and proved that we are utterly incapable of living the glorious lives God wills for us, God did it for us. Out of … Continue reading

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Time-tested advice

July 19, 2016 “In conclusion, my brothers, delight yourselves in the Lord! It doesn’t bore me to repeat a piece of advice like this, and if you follow it you will find it a great safeguard to your souls.”  Philippians … Continue reading

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The Open Secret …

July 11, 2016 “I’ve learned by now to be quite content whatever my circumstances. I’m just as happy with little as with much, with much as with little. I’ve found the recipe for being happy whether full or hungry, hands … Continue reading

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