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Do Babies Who Die Go to Heaven?

By Patrick Hawthorne Before I launch into the meat of this post, I must first apologize for its length.  Knowing how I tend to become glossy eyed when it comes to reading long posts, I try to keep my posts

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It is Well with My Soul – A Farewell To My Dad

By Patrick Hawthorne     In honor of my dad who passed away on December 22nd of this year, I am re-posting this article from February 2015.  “It is Well With My Soul,” was his favorite song.     Stepping

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The Judge

By Patrick Hawthorne There once lived a young man; a scoundrel of sorts.  Born into a lower middle class family, the young man scratched and clawed his way up life’s ladder, stepping on whoever might hinder him from reaching his

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Don’t Be Stupid

By Patrick Hawthorne If I were to personally walk up to you and say, “Don’t be stupid,” I would be prepared to be bopped in the mouth.  But, what do you do when God, through His written Word, tells you

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Could it be That Your Church is Dying Because…?

By Patrick Hawthorne Lately I have been on a rant against the Church of the Forever dead.  Just for the understanding of any readers coming into this post late, my criticisms have been levied against a fictitious church in an

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Saying Goodbye

To all those whom I follow and to those who follow me through blogs, I have been a bit distracted by the recent death of my Dad-in-Law (PawPaw).  Today, I will be leading his home going ceremony. Let me tell you,

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So Speaks the Heretic

By Patrick Hawthorne I write this post not for the purpose of argument.  People will believe what they want to believe and this post will not change that.  Only the Holy Spirit can change a heart.  Nevertheless, some things need

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