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Who Gets The Washcloth?

WHO GETS THE WASHCLOTH? “He quoted a proverb: ‘Can a blind man guide a blind man?’ Wouldn’t they both end up in a ditch? An apprentice doesn’t lecture the master. The point is to be careful who you follow as your teacher. “It’s easy to see a smudge on your neighbour’s face and be oblivious to the ugly sneer on …Continue reading →

How To Destroy Your Enemy!

HOW TO DESTROY YOUR ENEMY! “‘To you who are ready for the truth, I say this: Love you enemies. Let them bring out the best in you, not the worst. When someone gives you a hard time, respond with the energies of prayer for that person. If someone slaps you in the face, stand there and take it. If someone …Continue reading →

Enter Cornelius

ENTER CORNELIUS “There was a man named Cornelius who lived in Caesarea — captain of the Italian Guard stationed there. He was a thoroughly good man. He led everyone in his house to live worshipfully before God, was always helping people in need, and had the habit of prayer. One day about three o’clock in the afternoon he had a …Continue reading →

Furious!

FURIOUS! “The meeting-place president, furious because Jesus had healed on the Sabbath, said to the congregation, ‘Six days have been defined as work days. Come on one of the six if you want to be healed, but not on the seventh, the Sabbath.’” Luke 13:14 (The Message). Strange, isn’t it, how reason, logic and even basic human kindness, leave the …Continue reading →

Rich Toward God – The Answer

RICH TOWARDS GOD – THE ANSWER Paul has an answer to the danger that owning stuff brings, and his answer to the question, “What is ‘rich towards God’?” is, “Command them to do good, to be rich in good deeds, and to be generous and willing to share.” 1 Timothy 6:18 (NIV). Being rich without the counter-balance of knowing how …Continue reading →

Rich Toward God – The Question

RICH TOWARD GOD – THE QUESTION “This is how it will be with anyone who stores up things for himself but is not rich towards God.” Luke 12:21 (The Message). Rich toward God? What does that mean? There is a great deal of difference between getting rich and being rich. Endless numbers of people within the community of believers are …Continue reading →

Light Up Your World

LIGHT UP YOUR WORLD “’No one lights a lamp, and then hides it in a drawer. It’s put on a lamp stand so those entering the room have light to see where they’re going. Your eye is a lamp, lighting up your whole body. If you live wide-eyed in wonder and belief, your body fills up with light. If you …Continue reading →

Can We Ask Too Much?

CAN WE ASK TOO MUCH? “If your little boy asks for a serving of fish, do you scare him with a live snake on his plate? If your little girl asks for an egg, do you trick her with a spider? As bad as you are, you wouldn’t think of such a thing – you’re at least decent to your …Continue reading →