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Simon Peter

Simon Peter had many qualities I can identify with. He frequently misunderstood Jesus (Matthew 16:16 and 22-23) and some of His simplest parables (Matthew 15:15). He professed great faith, vowing his allegiance to Jesus unto death (Matthew 26:33-35). But, when … Continue reading

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The Affects of Sin

Sin affects our relationship with God, but it does not alter His relationship with us.  He is forever our loving father.  Sin is an act of unfaithfulness, a turning of heart from the Lord to another, a rebuff of our … Continue reading

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To Seeking Forgiveness

Those seeking forgiveness of their sins should not fear the Lord. His mercy is without limits and is available to all who approach Him seeking forgiveness. Prepare your heart. Humble yourself. Rend your heart and not your garments (Joel 2:13). … Continue reading

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To the Marriage of Gomer and Hosea

In many ways, Hosea’s marriage to Gomer prefigures Christ’s marriage to His church.   Gomer was a harlot with many lovers, yet the prophet Hosea married her at God’s request.  Gomer would be unfaithful, leaving Hosea for her former lovers, yet … Continue reading

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To a Humble Heart

The Lord hears and responds to the call of a humble heart.   Call on Him with confidence and courage. The Lord seeks and desires a heart free of self and the world, for a heart burdened with self and the world … Continue reading

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Ten Counsels of St. John of Avila

St. John of Avila presented ten counsels to lead a soul in the way to salvation.  His first counsel is: At once reject from your mind not only rash judgment of your neighbor, but the very thought of his faults … Continue reading

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Worship of God is How We Live our Life

God has revealed the type of worship He desires, worship carried out in how we live our life.   Worship is not only the words we pray, it is also the actions we take throughout each day. In 1 Samuel (15:22) … Continue reading

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