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Don’t Be a Dave

By Patrick Hawthorne Heading in to work I commonly hear a radio commercial from “Help Wanted,” an employment agency. The main theme behind the commercial is “Don’t be a Dave.” Dave is an annoying employee and/or boss depending on the

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Will You Allow the Bird to Lay the Egg?

By Bryan Hawthorne   The following was written by my brother, Bryan.  It is a good reminder on walking in love.   Today was a day of listening and reflection. There is a man that I work with and he

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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 Friday Thought…Tough Love

By Patrick Hawthorne     “If they had a social gospel in the days of the prodigal son, somebody would have given him a bed and a sandwich and he never would have gone home.” ~ Vance Havner    

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“Take This Cup From Me”

By Patrick Hawthorne 41 And He was withdrawn from them about a stone’s throw, and He knelt down and prayed, 42 saying, “Father, if it is Your will, take this cup away from Me; nevertheless not My will, but Yours, be done.” 43 Then an angel

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A Friday Snippet

I saw this on Face Book and just had to post.  This came from the Prodigal Daughter…  

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The Priest of the Offering

Author Unknown   The following was sent to me by my dad.  I found this very interesting in explaining Romans 8:28. “And we know that all things work together for good to them that love God, to them who are

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Apologists –  Defenders of the Gospel or Rude Loud Mouths?

By Patrick Hawthorne     I wrote this back in 2015 but in light of some things I have been seeing of late, I think it is time for a re-post. And yes, I am pointing the finger back at

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A Pig is a Pig is a Pig

By Patrick Hawthorne As the Church, we sometimes fall into the trap of wanting our government officials to legislate morality.   We fuss and fume because of the seemingly lack of common sense among those who do not walk according to

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The Fervent Prayer of the Righteous Avails Much

By Patrick Hawthorne 41 And He was withdrawn from them about a stone’s throw, and He knelt down and prayed, 42 saying, “Father, if it is Your will, take this cup away from Me; nevertheless not My will, but Yours, be done.” 43 Then an angel

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