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Blog archives for April, 2015

Archive for April, 2015

Tuesday, April 28th, 2015

THE PARABLE OF THE SOWER This story can be found in Luke 8:5-15. I am not the path and not the rock, but sometimes I let the thorns choke off my relationship with God. That is, life’s worries, riches, and pleasures, as the Word says. I desire to be good soil more often. And the […]

Friday, April 24th, 2015

FLIGHTY FOLLOWERS The apostles, who followed Jesus, argued among themselves who was the greatest. James and John wanted to sit at the right and left of Jesus in heaven. They all deserted Jesus when he was arrested, except John. Peter denied Christ three times. And on and on. They were flighty followers at best. Then […]

Tuesday, April 21st, 2015

A PRAYER OF HOPE In the summer of 2006, I was so depressed I sometimes lost track of who I was. That was not the case on the morning of August 10 that summer. I knew who I was and the Holy Spirit led me to this prayer. “Jesus Christ – my Lord, Master, Savior, […]

Friday, April 17th, 2015

NO END TO IT From the time I started first grade to the time I completed two graduate degrees, there seemed to be no end to what I could learn from school. And what I have learned from all the books I’ve read and what I have yet to learn from all the books I […]

Tuesday, April 14th, 2015

HAVE YOU LOST JESUS? “Then they began looking for him among their relatives and friends. When they did not find him, they went back to Jerusalem to look for him.”  – Luke 2:44&45 Have you ever lost Jesus for a time and then looked for Him in the place where you are. He is not […]

Friday, April 10th, 2015

HUMILITY It was an above-average day in temperature last January 20, when I prayed, “I am inadequate in Your sight, O Lord. I am not what You want me to be.” In a still, small voice, He replied, “I do not want you to be anything, only follow Me.” Follow @patday33

Tuesday, April 7th, 2015

WHAT DOES GOD WANT OF ME? If I pray so many hours a day or read so many pages of Scripture, will God be pleased with me? I think not. Such standards are not even scriptural. I believe He doesn’t want what I do or say as much as He wants me to trust Him […]

Friday, April 3rd, 2015

IT IS FINISHED When he had received the drink, Jesus said, “It is finished.” With that he bowed his head and gave up his spirit. John 19:30 If it was finished, it had to have started someplace. And it did with Adam and Eve. The Father, at that point, started the history of man, recorded […]