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The Road to Zion

By Patrick Hawthorne       Let my prayer be like incense offered before you, and my uplifted hands like the evening sacrifice. (Psalm 141:2 ISV)     To some this post might be quite elementary, but sometimes those things

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Blab it and Grab it!

By Patrick Hawthorne Faith comes by hearing and hearing by the Word of God (Romans 10:17).  Did you know that this applies to you speaking the Word to yourself?  It’s true.  For example, sometimes when I am down I will

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Ibuprofen and Sin

By Patrick Hawthorne   I am, at the time of writing this post, two months and one week post-surgery for a torn rotator cuff.  For anyone who has experienced a shoulder surgery, you will definitely identify with what I am

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Wilderness Survival Training

By Patrick Hawthorne     Sometimes, Jesus wants to minister to what’s in us before He releases us to someone else.”                             Mel Wild     My last

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Preparing to Be Prepared

  By Patrick Hawthorne God has already prepared what is needed for prepared people…Cynthia Jenkins Not too long ago my pastor made an interesting comment from the pulpit.  He said, “It could be that you are not moving into what

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Whom Shall I Blame?

By Patrick Hawthorne The other day I took a pretty nasty spill off my front porch.  While in flight, before the hard landing on my tail bone, I attempted to catch myself by grabbing air or whatever my mind haphazardly

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Woman at the Well (Part 1)

By Patrick Hawthorne Join with me on a historical journey to Samaria as we look at the Biblical account of the meeting between Jesus and the woman at the well.  This account is very interesting and chocked full of many

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Digging Up Them Old Bones!

By Patrick Hawthorne Have you ever thought a hateful prayer thought?  You know, the ole, “God, I’m gonna kill em’ so You can raise them back to life,” prayer?  Oh, don’t look at me so holy.  If you are human

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Scientific before Scientific was Cool! Part 3

By Patrick Hawthorne Hyperbole!  Such an interesting word.  In the polite sense, it is a word used to express the notion that a statement was overly exaggerated in order to emphasize a point.  In the south, however, the word hyperbole

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Scientific before Scientific was Cool! Part 2

By Patrick Hawthorne The fact that blood is necessary for life has not really been a hot topic of discussion throughout the centuries.  After all, it is not hard to figure out, “No blood – no life.”  Writings from hundreds

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