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To Fear or Not to Fear…The Fear of the Lord (Part 2)

By Patrick Hawthorne In   To Fear or Not to Fear…The Fear of the Lord (Part 1)  , I discussed that the fear of the Lord is not to be fearful or afraid of the Lord but to walk in such

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Sunday Simple Thought

By Patrick Hawthorne Do you want to add to your Bible experience?  On my computer I  went on YouTube to watch the Virtual Bible (Book of John).  At the same time, I had a Bible opened up on the computer

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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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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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I Want It All…

By Patrick Hawthorne I want it all.  What a rather peculiar way to start this article.  Nevertheless, it is true; I want it all.  The early Church operated at a level that was nothing less than miraculous.  Not only was

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Justified…Just-a-What?

By Patrick Hawthorne One of the greatest failures of the Church, in my humble opinion, is the notion that we feel we must use big churchy words in order to sound, well…more churchy.  And then, to sound less churchy, or

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Occupational Redirection

By Patrick Hawthorne A favorite pastime of mine, which really began about a year ago, is to consider what I will do once I retire from my current job.   Yet, is the word ‘retire’ really reflective and in line with

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