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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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Lent 2010: Day 14 – God’s Teachable Moments

 William  March 2, 2010  1 Comment on Lent 2010: Day 14 – God’s Teachable Moments

As I settle in and integrate my experiences from this past weekend (Steven’s great teaching, insights from the other authors, my musings and reactions) I am in the midst (as I am writing this) of an unexpected revelation. I was…

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Lent 2010: Day 7-13 – Persistence

 William  March 1, 2010  0 Comments on Lent 2010: Day 7-13 – Persistence

I got back from Johnson City, TN last night after spending four days at Steven James’ Novel Writing Intensive seminar. It was one of those seminal events you experience periodically in life that can change everything that happens afterward and…

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