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The Enticement


With lascivious eyes Lustful whispers and sights Expressions mesmerizing And words enticing She wooed him to adultery He fled from debauchery Not listening to flattery Giving God the glory! She was capricious But also tenacious Daily she lured him He gave not to her whim She waited for a chance Wouldn’t snap out of her […]
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The voice crying out in the wilderness…


  Today we find ourselves in the second week of Advent, this time of waiting and anticipation of Christ’s return. A time to reflect on our own lives and prepare our hearts to celebrate the birth of our Savior. The scripture from the beginning of Mark’s gospel is titled, “The Proclamation of John the Baptist.” […]
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You did it for the least of these…..


  We have arrived at the end of Christ’s public ministry in the book of Matthew. Matthew’s gospel was written in the last half of the first century with an emphasis on the fulfillment of Christ as the Messiah. This passage of scripture opens with the fulfillment of Old Testament prophecy from the book of […]
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The parable of the talents…..


We are closing in the on the holidays already which doesn’t seem possible.  Soon we will be in the season of Advent in the church, a season of waiting and anticipation of Christ’s return.  Like last week’s scripture, today’s scripture is about what we do while we wait for Christ’s return.  Today’s scripture is titled, […]
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Give to God the things that belong to God…


In today’s reading two groups that were normally opposed to each other come together in an effort to trap a poor, itinerant preacher named Jesus.  The Pharisees I have talked often about.  They were the religious leaders of the day.  They studied scripture, laws and customs and were quick to point out the transgressions of […]
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Narcissists Who Cry


A  certain someone in my life makes me feel guilty, somehow I am never good enough. Granted that I am not perfect; but I have to wonder and ask myself – am I that bad?  I feel like I cant seem to catch a break… no matter how much I try,  it doesn’t feel like […]
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How do you want to be remembered?


  “So if you have been raised with Christ, seek the things that are above, where Christ is, seated at the right hand of God.  Set your minds on things that are above, not on things that are on earth, for you have died, and your life is hidden with Christ.  When Christ who is […]
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Authority.


    I mentioned last week that we are near the end of Christ’s life in the book of Matthew.  He had made his triumphal return to the city of Jerusalem for the last time.  He had been hailed as a king, “Hosanna, Hosanna, in the highest!” His relationship with the high priests, those that […]
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Who do people say that I am?


“Who do people say that I am?” asked Christ.  Who do you say that I am?  A sharp, pointed question that might leave some struggling to answer.  Have we, have you, have I, thought about the answer to that question? After yet another exchange with the leaders of the church, Christ has some quiet time […]
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They are back


My Family is back. Finally!!!