Category Archives: Proper Perspective

Godly Jam

My Aunt Ann made the best homemade jams I ever had in my life. My favorite was elderberry. Since I also helped to pick the berries that went into them, I learned that elderberry was also the most difficult to … Continue reading

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From Law to Grace to Wrath

The Bible is very clear about the unchanging nature of God. James declares that every good gift comes down from the Father of lights, “with whom there is no variation or shadow of turning” (James 1:17). Hebrews 13:8 tells us … Continue reading

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Being a Duck Christian

Ducks have a special gland positioned near their tails, called the preen gland. This gland produces an oil, which ducks rub over their feathers with their beaks (preening) to maintain their waterproof effect. This oil creates a protective barrier that stops feathers from becoming waterlogged. In studying … Continue reading

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Church Service Essentials

Two key ingredients when baking are flour and sugar. It is the same in any church service, where two ingredients are essential. I hear of so many inventive ways that churches resort to in order to bring people through their … Continue reading

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Chocolate Bar Salvation

The following is the way I like to share the simplicity of the Gospel of Jesus Christ to a non-believer. I explain that salvation in Jesus Christ is like a chocolate bar. If I hand them a chocolate bar as … Continue reading

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Bittersweet Christian Life

The Christian life can be best compared to bittersweet chocolate. There are the sweet parts and then there are the bitter parts. As I heard one of my favorite Christian teachers say, “Christian’s know both realities. We know the deepest … Continue reading

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The Fruits and Anguish

“But the Fruit of the Spirit is love, joy, peace, longsuffering, gentleness, goodness, faith, meekness, temperance: against such there is no law.” (Galatians 5:22‭-‬23 KJV) “And being in anguish, He prayed more earnestly, and His sweat was like drops of blood … Continue reading

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