Lessons Learned on the Journey

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At times I find myself putting my faith in assumptions or doctrines about Jesus rather than in Jesus, Himself. When I place my faith and trust in Jesus I have a confidence that allows me to live a…

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Praise Him, Praise Him

I will bless the LORD at all times; his praise shall continually be in my mouth. Psalm 34:1 ESV …

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Sinner I am

Here is a trustworthy saying that deserves full acceptance: Christ Jesus came into the world to save sinners--of whom I am the worst. I Timothy 1:15 NIV …

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Two Paths

In Psalm 1 King David describes two paths in the journey of life. He says there is: …

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Strangers on the Earth

All these people were still living by faith when they died. They did not receive the things promised; they only saw them and welcomed them from a distance, admitting that they were foreigners and…

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My Journey with Jesus

For me, driving from Philadelphia to NYC is basically a two-hour trip. As I type the New York City address into my phone, I realize I have four different routes to choose from. But the GPS chooses…

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Learning Lessons — Again and Again

As I get older I realize that the important lessons in life are often ones I have learned before. Why do I need to relearn these critical lessons? In the whirlwind of life, I lose my focus. I spend…

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The Wonderful "Smallness" of Christmas

When we first moved to Hungary in 1996, I shopped in small local stores. Budapest changed as malls and "mega-stores" took over. These changes reflected the notion that "bigger is…

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The Future

"The future is a place of infinite promise and wonder. But by persistently pondering it, we distort the present." This quote (Tim Layden, "Future Issue", Sports Illustrated…

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Spiritual Fast Food

"You will never be a great cook until you can learn patience." These words from my mother reveal two things about me: I have a tendency to be impatient and I have never been a good cook.…

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