Tag Archives: Acts of the Apostles

A Purposeful Meal Ticket

Conversing before BBQ in a local shanty, my friend opened his tote and withdrew notes from his studies, revealing a text of Scripture I’ve read often enough as I’m sure you have too. We would refer to it as the … Continue reading

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When the Adversary Stands in the Doorway

Fear is crippling; it is an adversary that stands arrogantly lodged in the doorway of opportunity. As I hear my pastor speak of Paul’s disenchanted journey to Jerusalem, I am reminded that fear is defeated by a single nod of … Continue reading

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Odds and Ends… mostly odds

As U.S. Marshall Raylan Givens and Harlan County poet Boyd Crowder slide off into the sunset for another off season, the thought occurred to me that you now have an extra hour on your plates to fill each week. Thought … Continue reading

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Super Size Me …there’s a trash can near by

“…the book of Acts, unlike other New Testament books, has no conclusion. That’s because the work has not been finished.” –Max Lucado Is it possible that God has made the necessary provision to alter the course of human suffering? We could … Continue reading

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Actively Waiting with the Right Attitude

If you’ve been following along with my dilettante effort to understand the twenty-fourth chapter of Matthew, then you’ll slide right in to these words. If not, you may want to check them out here, here, here, here, here, here, and here (wow!). … Continue reading

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