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Repeated burns

You see pain doesn’t produce change. It only gets our attention. The pain only informs us “Hey, what you are doing is not working. You are in rebellion to God and rebellion causes pain. The goal is not to figure out a way to avoid pain. The goal is obedience and to submit our rebellious nature to the Lord.

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He lied!

Many radio sports talk show hosts and ESPN analysts have tried to understand why such a gifted athlete would tell such a lie. As of this writing Josh Shaw has not provided his own answer to this quandary but the basic answer is “we all lie.”
There are various motivations as to why we lie but the bottom line is we all lie and we don’t have to be trained in how to do it.

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The Best Team

The Memphis Grizzlies are the best team in the NBA. I didn’t say they were the most talented, elite, super starred dynasty team. I said they are the best team because they exhibit the qualities that are needed to function as a successful team or unit. The adjectives that could best describe the Grizzlies are […]

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M.O.P.- Most Outstanding Prayer

The confetti has dropped, the trophies have been presented, the celebrations have quieted and the M.O.P award has been given. March Madness, the Big Dance, the NCAA men’s basketball tournament is concluded. Louisville defeated Michigan in one of the best finals seen in several years. Luke Hancock, a reserve player for the Louisville Cardinals, was […]

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Google Jesus

Google creates controversy with Cesar Chavez doodle Published April 01, 2013 FoxNews.com http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2013/04/01/google-creates-controversy-with-cesar-chavez-doodle/ Google’s decision to mark Easter Sunday with a doodle of leftist icon Cesar Chavez atop its search engine angered some users in what they see as a snub of Jesus on the day Christians mark his resurrection. Google defended the decision by […]

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March Madness

March madness is upon us and I don’t see a cure for the illness any time soon. 68 NCAA Division 1 men’s basket ball teams have been selected to play in the “the Big Dance”. Terms such as “bracketology, cinderella team, bracket busters, seeds, and final four” become everyday language around the water cooler at […]

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The Great Hoax

By David Jones, Restoration Path Ministries Earlier this month it was revealed, in an extremely public fashion, that All American, Heisman runner up, Notre Dame linebacker Manti Te’o was victimized by a great hoax. He believed he had been having a romantic on line and telephone relationship with a female named Lennay Kekua. He also […]

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Testimony

Lance Armstrong has vehemently denied, lied, pledged, sworn and promised for years that he had never used PID’s. He “threw under the bus” his closest friends and teammates when they confronted him with allegations of his doping. We now hear of tearful confessions before his supporters and Oprah Winfrey. What does all this mean? Does this represent a man who is in true repentance from his sins? Is this all so-and-tell theatrics in order to gain approval or reputation? Has his guilt and shame caused his “bones to waste away” because he kept silent for so many years? There may be only one person who can answer the questions regarding Armstrong’s confession. But even Lance may not know what is in his own heart.

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Re-traumatized

There are very few people on this planet that can relate to what the police officers and first responders had to experience when they entered the Sandy Hook school on December 14th. These professionals are trained to deal with traumatic events with professionalism and an emotional disconnect. It is different when that trauma includes the loss of children’s lives.

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Prince William and Kate Expecting First Child

Year after year the Israelites waited for this grand pregnancy and birth of this mighty King. They had dreams and aspirations for this Mighty God ruler. They envisioned a glorious announcement and birth that included much fanfare and would create envy and respect in the eyes of all other rulers and nations. They knew this child would want for nothing and all the nations would bow before Him. They waited and times got tough. There were 300 years of no word from God through His prophets. Had God forgotten his people?

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