Monthly Archives: October 2014

Hearer

Now the Lord came and stood and called as at other times, “Samuel! Samuel!” And Samuel answered, “Speak, Lord, for your servant hears.” (I Samuel 3:10) How does God speak to us? He spoke to Samuel from the foot of … Continue reading

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Retirement

“And I will say to my soul, ‘Soul, you have many goods laid up for many years; take your ease; eat, drink, and be merry.’ But God said to him, ‘Fool! This night your soul is required of you.’” (Luke … Continue reading

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How good are you?

My mother told me that the biggest hurdle of her coming to faith was the truth that no one is good. – “There’s no one who does good, no, not one. (Romans 3:12) In fact in her words she said, … Continue reading

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Silence is Golden

“When You said, ‘seek My face,’ My heart said to You, ‘Your face, Lord, I will seek.” (Psalm 34:8) There is a saying that silence is golden. However, most of us cannot stand to be home alone without the television … Continue reading

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“Imagine” – Conclusion

“Now the whole earth had one language and one speech. And it came to pass, as they journeyed from the east, that they found a plain in the land of Shinar, and they dwelt there…And they said, “Come let us … Continue reading

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“Imagine” – No Diversity

Last time we imagined with the late John Lennon and his current fellow dreamers a world with no possessions. In their view, that equates to a world with no need for greed and everyone has the same amount of stuff … Continue reading

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“Imagine” – No Responsibility

“Imagine no possessions/ I wonder if you can/ No need for greed or hunger/ A brotherhood of man/ Imagine all the people/ Sharing all the world…” That is the last verse of John Lennon’s dreamy tune we have been focusing … Continue reading

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