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Men are Not Lords over Women – overcoming the unbiblical savior complex

A recent commenter on this blog relied on this passage for the lordship of husbands over wives: Wives, submit yourselves to your own husbands as you do to the Lord. For the husband is the head of the wife as … Continue reading

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The Babe in the Manger and Feeding on the Bread of Heaven

Disparate Related Verses Many passages come to mind at Christmas, such as this one: Today in the town of David a Savior has been born to you; he is the Messiah, the Lord. This will be a sign to you: … Continue reading

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How To Stop Sinning Long Enough For God To Forgive You

Have you ever found yourself thinking that you need to stop sinning in order for God to forgive you, that repentance from sin is a prerequisite to his forgiveness. Perhaps you act sometimes as if God forgives only the deserving. … Continue reading

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The Thrill Of Being Desired

Perhaps it was romance: some cute classmate liked you in high school or college and it sent a bit of a thrill through up and down your spine, made your heart beat a little faster, and your breath got caught … Continue reading

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Stumbling Through Christmas

Judy Garland and Mel Torme sing together beautifully and with real happiness in this duet, even sharing a laugh as she stumbles over one of the lines: Isn’t it wonderful how graciously Mel handled Judy stumbling over that line in … Continue reading

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When It’s Easy To Be Thankful – Jesus, family, my readers

[From the archives, last year’s Thanksgiving Day post. My update: I’m still thankful for the same things I wrote about then.] *** I am writing this post the week before Thanksgiving, but I already know what I’m thankful for (and perhaps … Continue reading

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What On Earth Do I Have To Be Thankful For?

I am writing this post the week before Thanksgiving, but I already know what I’m thankful for (and perhaps you can let me know what you are thankful for in the comments). Here’s my short list: My Savior. My wife, our … Continue reading

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Of Saviors, Crosses and Being Dead

I’ll never be your Savior. If I died on a cross, I’d just be dead. I need a Savior. Josh Fuller, Pastor of Young Adults Valley Church, Vacaville CA

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Donkey Kong and Girl Power!

I’ve never been a Donkey Kong fan, opting instead for those green plastic guys known as Army Men. But I am a fan of one dad who customized Donkey Kong for his toddler: Mike Mika’s 3 1/2 -year-old daughter Ellis … Continue reading

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Did You Get a Second Yacht for Christmas?

Neither did I, but apparently someone did. Forget the yachts, I wouldn’t even know what to do with one of those 40-foot luxury speedboats they use to get to shore and back. On the other hand, I did look in … Continue reading

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