Acceptance: A Challenge

Jesus says some really interesting things. Come to me, I will give you rest, take my yolk, learn of me, my yolk is easy and my burden is light. Whoever comes to me, I will never cast out. These and other sayings and experiences in the ministry of Jesus makes it clear that He is […]

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Soften Your Heart

Apparently nobody wants to be gullible. It’s good to be smart and not fall for anything. At the same time, though, in that bid to stay ahead of the pack and not fall for anything, there’s also a move towards cynicism that suggests it’s not good to stand for anything … other than an approach […]

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Year Fourteen – Stronger

True strength can be experienced when we acknowledge we have no strength at all. People can go through experiences and emerge from it. This is not an indication that they are stronger. The thing about being strong for some is about a brave face, not giving anyone a hint of vulnerability or pain. This encourages […]

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A List of Acknowledgements

who would be on your list of acknowledgements? A group of us was looking at what Paul of Tarsus wrote about in the final part of his letter to the church in Rome. The list of names there was quite something. It wasn’t even exhaustive. For all the names he wanted to be remembered and […]

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M.O.T.H. – A Standard Exceeding

For I tell you, unless your righteousness exceeds that of the scribes and Pharisees, you will never enter the kingdom of heaven. (Matthew 5:20) It’s a Matter Of The Heart. Following Jesus is not easy. The help He offers makes it achievable. Submitting to His leading makes it possible. In teaching the way to be, Jesus is […]

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