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Beware the False Prophets

By Patrick Hawthorne   Some may ask, “Why must I read my Bible?  Can’t I just listen to someone preach the Bible to me?  After all, they are more learned than me.”  To that, let me ask you this one

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Clinging to that Old Rugged Cross

By Patrick Hawthorne If you have read many of my posts, you will notice that I write, in a large portion, to the Church – the body of Jesus Christ – as a whole.  I don’t mean to step on

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We have Been Taken From Rust Bucket to Restored!

By Patrick Hawthorne   23 For all have sinned, and come short of the glory of God; 24 Being justified freely by his grace through the redemption that is in Christ Jesus: (Romans 3:23-24 KJV)     Romans 3:23 is very popular among

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Lead Me Not Into Temptation…I’ve Been There Too Many Times!

By Patrick Hawthorne   Raise your hand if you have ever had moments when you were tempted, tried, tested or tortured by a sin thought.  It doesn’t have to be big.  Maybe you had the overwhelming desire to thump your

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So…You’re Going to Battle the Devil, Are You? (Part 2)

By Patrick Hawthorne   I beseech you therefore, brethren, by the mercies of God, that you present your bodies a living sacrifice, holy, acceptable to God, which is your reasonable service. 2 And do not be conformed to this world, but be transformed by

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A Special Kind of Person

By Patrick Hawthorne 11 For the grace of God that brings salvation has appeared to all men, 12 teaching us that, denying ungodliness and worldly lusts, we should live soberly, righteously, and godly in the present age, 13 looking for the blessed hope and glorious

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So…You’re Going to Battle the Devil, Are You?

By Patrick Hawthorne I have heard Christian’s do it…I have seen Christian’s do it.  For that matter, I have done it myself.  And it always turns out the same…utter failure. What I am referring to is the notion that we

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