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Are You Worshiping the Idol of Your Creation?

By Patrick Hawthorne 14 Then some of the leaders of Israel visited me, and while they were sitting with me, 2 this message came to me from the Lord: 3 “Son of man, these leaders have set up idols in their hearts. They have embraced things

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A Little Saturday Morning “Pick-Me-Up!”

By Patrick Hawthorne     22 Through the Lord’s mercies we are not consumed, Because His compassion’s fail not.  23 They are new every morning; Great is Your faithfulness. (Lamentations 3:22-23)     Forget about yesterday.  Today is a brand new day.  Begin the day by asking your Heavenly

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Heap Coals of Fire on Their Head (A 2017 Thought)

By Patrick Hawthorne In prayer this morning, I could not get the thought out of my head.  “Heap coals of fire on their head.”  This word was for me, but I thought you might receive from it as well. Many

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Singing Through the Pain

By Patrick Hawthorne I couldn’t help it.  The words had barely escaped the Pastors lips when my mind went into production mode.  Yes, I had a reel to reel movie playing within the confines of my cranium when I should

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Tormented Mind

By Patrick Hawthorne Thoughts…they bombard our minds.  Evil thoughts, negative thoughts, troubling thoughts, thoughts of doubt – they attack without mercy.  Day and night the war wages on. Fiery darts of doubt strike with pin point accuracy causing us to

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Depressed about Depression?

By Patrick Hawthorne   Years ago, I remember it like it was yesterday, I was in a slump.  I was so low I had to look up to see the underside of an ant’s belly.  One day all was fine

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King without a Prophet

By Patrick Hawthorne Just the other day, I was listening to the radio as I drove to work. Scanning the AM stations, I stumbled upon one of my favorite Biblical teachers, Ravi Zacharias, who was teaching on the life of

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Sunday Morning Food for Thought

By Patrick Hawthorne When you, a born again child of God, approach your Heavenly Father in prayer, do you act like a beggar or boldly enter as a son or a daughter? Let us therefore come boldly to the throne of

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Riddle Me This!

By Patrick Hawthorne God’s absolute sovereignty:  The belief that God orders everything, controls everything, and rules over everything. Riddle me this:  If you believe this doctrine and are sick, then apparently God caused you to be sick. Does this mean

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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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