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Is it Faith or Just a Blind Belief?

By Patrick Hawthorne I was reading an article the other morning.  In this article, the author made the argument that much of what is determined to be faith by some is not actually faith, but is more of a blind

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What If Jesus Announced That He Would Return On…

Originally posted on Brandon J. Adams:
The following scenario will not happen. “Now concerning that day and hour no one knows – neither the angels in heaven, nor the Son — except the Father only” (Matthew 24:36). I don’t anticipate the Lord going back on such long-laid plans. After all, the prior verse…

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By Patrick Hawthorne The other day, I was riding around on my lawn mower.  Well, let’s just say that I was riding the high side of the swamp land  left by the weekly torrential rains that have plagued North Louisiana

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It’s What You Do With What You Have Been Given

By Patrick Hawthorne The God of this universe, our Heavenly Father, has given you a voice and a platform for sharing the Good News of Jesus Christ.  What are you doing with your platform?  Some will look over at their

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Pray, Praying, Prayed

By Patrick Hawthorne Therefore I exhort first of all that supplications, prayers, intercessions, and giving of thanks be made for all men, 2 for kings and all who are in authority, that we may lead a quiet and peaceable life in all godliness and reverence. 3 For this is good and acceptable

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Getting back to work

Originally posted on INSPIRATION with an ATTITUDE:
One indisputable characteristic about the Old Testament prophets—they were weird.  I don’t say that disparagingly, but c’mon, they were not always the kind of people you’d invite to a office picnic.  Calling down…

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C.S. Lewis Asks, Is There Such A Thing As “Christian Obstinacy”?

Originally posted on Craig T. Owens:
“There are times when we can do all that a fellow creature needs if only he will trust us. In getting a dog out of a trap, in extracting a thorn from a child’s…

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A Friday Snippet

I saw this on Face Book and just had to post.  This came from the Prodigal Daughter…  

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“Like” A Lion

Originally posted on Craig T. Owens:
“The Bible says the devil prowls around like a roaring lion. The keyword is like. He is a poser, and his bark is worse than his bite. Refuse to believe his lies or to…

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Walking in God’s Will

By Patrick Hawthorne The will of God…  This can be a difficult subject.  As Charles Spurgeon once wrote, “I believe that the two great doctrines of human responsibility and divine sovereignty have both been brought out more prominently in the

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