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Prayer – Part 5

By Patrick Hawthorne   Rather than trying to have a prayer life, we find our life in prayer. And when we find our life in prayer, a prayer life will certainly follow. Mel Wild

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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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God Allowed This to Happen to Me…Or Did He? (Absolute Sovereignty)

By Patrick Hawthorne It’s that time again…Time to step on another sacred cow.  I take no pleasure in stomping these critters but I cannot allow them to get fat and sassy in my presence if I can help it. The

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Could it be That We are Doing it Wrong?

By Patrick Hawthorne If you have been reading my posts for any length of time, you are probably aware that I am on a quest to figure out why we, the modern day Church, are not walking in the power

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A Wednesday Morning Snippet… “Grace, My Definition.”

By Patrick Hawthorne Some define grace as God’s unmerited favor… I define grace as… “God’s abundant mercy. His desire is to not only save us from the penalty of eternal death (through the sacrifice of His dear son Jesus), but

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Wield Your Sword

By Patrick Hawthorne   “For the Word of God is living and powerful, and sharper than any two-edged sword, piercing even to the division of soul and spirit, and of joints and marrow, and is a discerner of the thoughts

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Religious or Relationship?

By Patrick Hawthorne We meet them in every church building.  Some we love with a heavenly loathe, while others we simply tolerate.  To these individuals I salute you with a Southern inspired, “Bless your heart.”  Translated, this means that I

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This “Bout” sums it up!

By Patrick Hawthorne  

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Turn it Off

By Patrick Hawthorne Joy unspeakable and full of glory – We desire it, we seek it…we want it.  Yet, in this overly brain stimulating high energy information packed world in which we live, it often will elude us.  Ah, but

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Walking in the River

By Patrick Hawthorne For four days straight, I walked in the river.  No, not a natural river…it was a river flowing out from the throne room of God.  It was a river of His glory.  Even now, I am straining

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