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The Gaze of Faith

By Patrick Hawthorne What is faith?  Have you ever heard someone trying to define faith? Did it leave you more confused than ever? The reason is simple. The Scriptures make no real effort to define it. Much like the air

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Keep Them Tractor Wheels Straight

By Patrick Hawthorne Life is full of little nuggets of inspiration.  One only needs to pay attention.  For instance, my last post, The Churlish Chicken , was inspired by observing a heathen chicken who desperately needs Jesus.  Seriously, this chicken

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The Churlish Chicken

By Patrick Hawthorne Have you ever heard the song that went something like, “I once had a chicken who wouldn’t lay an egg…?”  Well, I once – and still do – have a chicken who wouldn’t let go of the

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God is Not a PEZ Dispenser!

By Patrick Hawthorne I am all about living a life of Faith in Christ Jesus. As such, I am a firm believer that God desires to bless His Church.  Furthermore, I believe that God is still in the healing business

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G’yaaaarrrrrrr, Matey. Beware the DOOMSDAY Preacher!

By Patrick Hawthorne As a teacher of Bible Prophecy, I tend to laugh when I hear the words…DOOMSDAY Preacher!  “Avast ye scurvy dogs.  Make way for the  DOOMSDAY Preacher.” No…no… I do not laugh the maniacal laugh of a half

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Sheep Arrested in Unprovoked Slaying of Wolf; Shepherd Fined for Violating Dangerous Sheep Statute!

By Patrick Hawthorne “Extra…Extra….Read all about it.  Sheep arrested in unprovoked slaying of wolf; Shepherd fined for violating dangerous sheep statute!” Warning:  The following post contains tongue in cheek humor with a purpose.  Turn away if your religiosity makes you

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And, Here I Go Again on My Own…

By Patrick Hawthorne In my younger days – my rocking – air guitar playing – singing into the make believe banana microphone days – I enjoyed jamming to one song in particular.  It was White Snakes, “Here I Go Again.”

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That Person is Too Mean for Even God to Touch…Or Are They?

By Patrick Hawthorne We’ve all met one.  I’m referring to that cold, heartless person who is so mean they are lower than a snake in a wagon’s rut.  Nothing makes them happy.  Nothing makes them thankful.  Their whole countenance is

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Drawing From an Empty Well?

By Patrick Hawthorne   Have you ever tried drawing water from a empty, dried up well?  Well, neither have I but I’m attempting to wax allegorical  here so cut me some slack.   So often, I hear fellow Christian’s speak negatively out

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God’s Fragrance Diffuser’s

By Patrick Hawthorne 14 Now thanks be unto God, which always causeth us to triumph in Christ, and maketh manifest the savour of his knowledge by us in every place. 15 For we are unto God a sweet savour of Christ, in them

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