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Monthly Archive November, 2007

Almost

November 28, 2007

“Almost you persuade me to be a Christian. ” (Acts 26:28 ) 
  
There is no sadder statement than to say as King Agrippa to Paul: he almost was persuaded to believe. We can assume the process went no further than what is recorded in Scripture.
 
What does it mean to “almost” believe? We know no one can create [...]

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Thank-ing

November 22, 2007

“We give thanks to God and the Father of our Lord Jesus Christ…” (Col 1:3)
I think if our own children would look back, they would admit the “downside” of their earlier Christmases and birthdays was the required thank-you notes.  For the following week seven givers would equal seven notes, which meant seven envelopes to fill [...]

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“the truth about the Truth”

November 19, 2007

That “sense” of Him
“Though you do not see Him, you love Him” (1 Pet 1:8)
If we were to explain why we love Jesus, we might begin with what good things He has provided us. But as our explanation grew more authentic, it would have to enter those areas we have never seen…His attributes, His majesty, [...]

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