Tag Archives: desire

Pleasure Seekers

To many people, the pursuit of pleasure and being fully devoted to God are mutually exclusive endeavors. If we are truthful we are people who believe that pleasure is found anywhere and everywhere but in God.Yet the testimony of Scripture … Continue reading

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The Dark Side

   The 7th season of American Idol has begun!  Once again we get to listen to the good, the bad and the ugly as they audition before Simon, Paula and Randy. This year the judges are trying to relax the … Continue reading

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Family Likeness

I began the day by reading Hebrews 2:10-18.  I lingered over these verses and was captured by the frequency of familial words that the author used and the theme of “family likeness” that he emphasizes. bringing many children to glory … Continue reading

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Living Under the Influence

Whatever we are full of shows doesn’t it?  We wear outwardly what we are influenced by inwardly. I was thinking about that as I studied Ephesians 5 with a friend this morning.  In verse 18 Paul says the same thing … Continue reading

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Dead to the World

“Listen carefully: Unless a grain of wheat is buried in the ground, dead to the world, it is never any more than a grain of wheat. But if it is buried, it sprouts and reproduces itself many times over. In … Continue reading

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Create in me a clean heart, O God

Man, made more like God than any other creature, has become less like God than any other creature.  Created to reflect the Glory of God, he has retreated sullenly into his cave–reflecting only his own sinfulness. A.W. Tozer “Then Nathan … Continue reading

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Hot Heads

October 8,  2003 Hey my friend, What a good prayer you have for commitment to wait as God unfolds “A Call to Prayer”.  You know I have come to realize that as He is engineering timing He hems us in to … Continue reading

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