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2021 Lent Day 5 – Consistent Commitment

 wgmeisheid  February 22, 2021  0 Comments on 2021 Lent Day 5 – Consistent Commitment

The problem with trying to do something new every day is that it is easy to forget, since it takes a while to make it a habit, something you remember to do. I almost forgot to post something today, but…

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2021 Lent Day 4 – The Root of Prayer

 wgmeisheid  February 21, 2021  0 Comments on 2021 Lent Day 4 – The Root of Prayer

At its root Lent is about prayer. It is a primary discipline encouraged during this time of preparation for Holy Week and the events that drove the culmination of Jesus’ ministry on earth. When asked by his disciples how to…

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2021 Lent Day 3 – Where is Your Heart?

 wgmeisheid  February 20, 2021  0 Comments on 2021 Lent Day 3 – Where is Your Heart?

That time had to come from somewhere, primarily from activities that were more productive avenues of time investment. So, I decided to abandon the game, initially for Lent, but hopefully forever, as God has better things for me to do with what remaining time he has granted me.

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Knowing and Being Known

 wgmeisheid  September 13, 2011  0 Comments on Knowing and Being Known

…since God has always demanded that His people love Him with their whole heart, mind, and soul, failure to “know” Him is in essence a failure to love Him, since how can one truly love what one does not know.

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What is Wrong with the Christian Church?

 William  May 2, 2010  3 Comments on What is Wrong with the Christian Church?

I had this insight this morning at church, which at first I thought was for my congregation alone, but as the day wore on, I believe it has a larger application. That is for you to judge. In the Old…

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Lent 2010: Day 17S – Making Changes, Knowing What To Do

 William  March 7, 2010  0 Comments on Lent 2010: Day 17S – Making Changes, Knowing What To Do

Several days ago I asked a question. “Where do you think all of the things I have been talking about during these Lenten meditations–God’s teachable moments, His inexorable call for repentance and redemption, our attempts to change course in some…

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The Inevitable Corruption of Science

 William  March 7, 2010  0 Comments on The Inevitable Corruption of Science

Some things are inevitable. History teaches us that everything created by mankind, whether physical, philosophical, sociological, or theological eventually falls apart, either through natural processes wearing on it, or outright corruption. Science is no different. It does not exist in…

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Lent 2010: Day 17 – Where It All Begins: Step 3

 William  March 6, 2010  0 Comments on Lent 2010: Day 17 – Where It All Begins: Step 3

We have been answering the questions of where and how we make the changes in our life to become, to be the person, God is calling us to be. We have already looked at Step 1: Offering ourselves as living…

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Lent 2010: Day 16 – Where It All Begins

 William  March 4, 2010  0 Comments on Lent 2010: Day 16 – Where It All Begins

Question: Where do you think all of the things I have been talking about during these Lenten meditations–God’s teachable moments, His inexorable call for repentance and redemption, our attempts to change course in some or all aspects of our lives,…

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Lent 2010: Day 15 – Then Comes the Testing

 William  March 4, 2010  0 Comments on Lent 2010: Day 15 – Then Comes the Testing

From “teachable moments” to the requisite testing, I have moved on from my initial experience examined yesterday to the logical and expected follow-on: the test. Isn’t that normal? You get taught, then you get tested. Why would God be different?…

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