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I Would Like a Refill, Please!

By Patrick Hawthorne Several years ago, I made a trip to Boston.  Being from the deep South all my life, it was a new experience for me, to say the least.  Going into one particular restaurant, I had a hankering

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Let God Out of the Box

By Patrick Hawthorne       “For My thoughts are not your thoughts, nor are your ways My ways,” says the Lord… (Isaiah 55:8 NKJV)     The Commander was furious as he stormed away from the home.  “That prophet!” he

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Is Your Hypocrisy Hurting Your Witness ?

By Patrick Hawthorne 11 Now when Peter had come to Antioch, I withstood him to his face, because he was to be blamed; 12 for before certain men came from James, he would eat with the Gentiles; but when they came, he withdrew

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Refiner of God’s Fire

    By Patrick Hawthorne “Behold, I send My messenger, and he will prepare the way before Me. And the Lord, whom you seek, will suddenly come to His temple, even the Messenger of the covenant in whom you delight. Behold, He is

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You Have Robbed Me!

By Patrick Hawthorne In continuing my thoughts on the Book of Malachi, we come to an interesting passage in chapter 3, verse 8-12.  It reads, 8 “Should people cheat God? Yet you have cheated me! “But you ask, ‘What do you

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A Warning to the Teachers

By Patrick Hawthorne My brethren, let not many of you become teachers, knowing that we shall receive a stricter judgment. 2 For we all stumble in many things. If anyone does not stumble in word, he is a perfect man, able also to bridle

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A Form of Godliness

By Patrick Hawthorne I have been reading and meditating on the book of Malachi.  Listed seven times throughout the book is one word that expresses the condition of Israel.  That word is, “Wherein.”  Starting his letter, Malachi  -who is expressing

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