Tag Archives: Love

Remember the poor, and honor God

Whoever oppresses a poor man insults his Maker, but he who is generous to the needy honors Him. (Proverbs 14:31) Jesus said there will always be those who are poor (Matthew 26:11). He insisted that we should invite the poor to our … Continue reading

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Honoring God in Counseling Others

Like everybody else this side of the Garden of Eden, I have a serious sin problem. One of my particularly well-traveled sinful paths is an arrogant pride that can far too often be harsh and unfairly critical of others. God has been working on … Continue reading

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Anticipating Judgment

Then I saw in the right hand of him who was seated on the throne a scroll written within and on the back, sealed with seven seals. And I saw a mighty angel proclaiming with a loud voice, “Who is … Continue reading

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On Enemies

The wicked lie in wait to destroy me, but I consider your testimonies. (Ps 119:95) I’m not a very poetic guy, but I love the psalms. For those of you who aren’t terribly familiar, Psalms is a huge book of poetry … Continue reading

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On Jesus

Paraphrase and amplification of Imitation of Christ (Book 2; Chapters 7, 8, and 11) by Thomas à Kempis… Loving and Trusting Jesus Blissful is the one who understands what it is to love Jesus and to despise himself for Jesus’ sake. It is fitting for one … Continue reading

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If I do not wash you, you have no share with me

In the Bible, chapters 13-17 of the Gospel of John are entitled by scholars as “the upper room discourse”. The scene is Jesus’ last supper with the 12 disciples – His closest friends. This meal takes place the day before … Continue reading

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Missing Love

Last time I wrote, I talked about being consumed by … or obsessed with … God. My post (and my thinking) was inspired by the song, “You will be my Song” by Matt McCoy. A couple of days ago, in … Continue reading

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