Monthly Archives: October 2016

Depressed about Depression?

By Patrick Hawthorne   Years ago, I remember it like it was yesterday, I was in a slump.  I was so low I had to look up to see the underside of an ant’s belly.  One day all was fine

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To Be or Not to Be…a Heretic

By Patrick Hawthorne “Hi.  My name is Patrick, and I am a heretic.”  Well…let me rephrase that.  To some of you reading this, I might be labeled a heretic if I disagree with your particular theology.  I know this to

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King without a Prophet

By Patrick Hawthorne Just the other day, I was listening to the radio as I drove to work. Scanning the AM stations, I stumbled upon one of my favorite Biblical teachers, Ravi Zacharias, who was teaching on the life of

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Saturday Morning Rant!!

By Patrick Hawthorne ARRRRRRGGGGGGGG!! Forgive me…I’m on a rant against all those who think they will be much heard for their intellectual  Hoo-Hah!  If I have to use a dictionary to understand every other word of what you are trying

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Give Me Freedom or Give Me Death!

By Patrick Hawthorne I’m somewhat of a redneck…well, let me rephrase that…I’m more of a country boy with a smidge of redneck thrown in.  No, I don’t smash beer cans on my forehead to show how manly I am –

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Sunday Morning Food for Thought

By Patrick Hawthorne When you, a born again child of God, approach your Heavenly Father in prayer, do you act like a beggar or boldly enter as a son or a daughter? Let us therefore come boldly to the throne of

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Time to Put Er’ to Rest (God’s Absolute Sovereignty)

By Patrick Hawthorne My past several posts have been dealing with the Doctrine of Absolute Sovereignty according to some rather disturbing teachings that is being preached from many pulpits.  With this post I hope to put the subject to rest.

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Don’t Be Stupid

By Patrick Hawthorne If I were to personally walk up to you and say, “Don’t be stupid,” I would be prepared to be bopped in the mouth.  But, what do you do when God, through His written Word, tells you

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