Monthly Archives: July 2016

Your Strength, His Joy (A Revisit of a Former Thought)

By Patrick Hawthorne One of the most misquoted verses in the Bible, according to my own personal statistical analysis made up just this very morning, is Nehemiah 8:10, “…The joy of the Lord is your strength.”  I would dare say

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Ending the Temptation/Failure Cycle!

By Patrick Hawthorne There is no greater battle that can be fought than the inner battle between your own personal spirit and your fleshly side.  As the Apostle Paul said, and I paraphrase, I want to do right but my

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Older Age Wisdom

By Patrick Hawthorne Sometimes the best advice is to just shut up and walk the other way!

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This “Bout” sums it up!

By Patrick Hawthorne  

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Turn it Off

By Patrick Hawthorne Joy unspeakable and full of glory – We desire it, we seek it…we want it.  Yet, in this overly brain stimulating high energy information packed world in which we live, it often will elude us.  Ah, but

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I Want It All…

By Patrick Hawthorne I want it all.  What a rather peculiar way to start this article.  Nevertheless, it is true; I want it all.  The early Church operated at a level that was nothing less than miraculous.  Not only was

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Walking in the River

By Patrick Hawthorne For four days straight, I walked in the river.  No, not a natural river…it was a river flowing out from the throne room of God.  It was a river of His glory.  Even now, I am straining

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