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Life’s Simple Lesson From Tanzania

By Patrick Hawthorne   Have you ever heard or read something that made you go, “Hmmm?”  This was one of those moments for me.  The following was a Facebook post from friend and Missionary to Tanzania, Paul Troquille.    Be

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Sunday Morning Message on Offense

By Patrick Hawthorne I had the privilege of preaching my first ever Sunday morning message through an invite by Pastor James Boulton Victory Temple in Texarkana Arkansas.  Thanks Pastor James Boulton for your hospitality.  You have an awesome congregation.

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Beware Lest Your Offense Makes You Look Like a Total Moron – Part 2

By Patrick Hawthorne Offense:  Synonyms:  Annoyance, anger, resentment, indignation, irritation, exasperation, wrath, displeasure… Use in a sentence:  John, given over to the appearance of a moronic dunder-head, spit and spat his vexation while complaining to the world the manner in

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Is Your Hypocrisy Hurting Your Witness ?

By Patrick Hawthorne 11 Now when Peter had come to Antioch, I withstood him to his face, because he was to be blamed; 12 for before certain men came from James, he would eat with the Gentiles; but when they came, he withdrew

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A Warning to the Teachers

By Patrick Hawthorne My brethren, let not many of you become teachers, knowing that we shall receive a stricter judgment. 2 For we all stumble in many things. If anyone does not stumble in word, he is a perfect man, able also to bridle

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Johnny, Sally, and Grandma’s Duck

By Patrick Hawthorne Last week I heard this story for the first time.  Some say it is a story of forgiveness.  While it does speak of forgiveness, to me it is more of an illustration of how we – born-again

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So…You’re Going to Battle the Devil, Are You? (Part 2)

By Patrick Hawthorne   I beseech you therefore, brethren, by the mercies of God, that you present your bodies a living sacrifice, holy, acceptable to God, which is your reasonable service. 2 And do not be conformed to this world, but be transformed by

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