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words

Lies About You

Jerusalem was rife with drama as the Man was brought before the authorities.  False accusations and lies were thrust at Him, “But Jesus kept silent.” ————————————————————————– Defending one’s self has become somewhat of a right. Much of the time our words are used to create, correct, or restore our own public image.  It can be [...]

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3 Questions to Ask Yourself Before Opening Your Mouth (or Posting Your Status)

Recently I landed on the facebook pages of a few sons of the man who led me to the Lord. Their father and I were everyday friends 30+ years ago, but years and distances have parted us even though the fondness and friendship remains. I was curious about this window into Kregg’s current life, and [...]

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A Soft Answer

If we are going to offer ourselves as His ambassadors, we will get the opportunity to put His Word to the test. A scripture that has given me ample opportunity is this beautiful verse from Proverbs 15. A soft answer turns away wrath, But a harsh word stirs up anger. At some times I’ve intentionally [...]

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Win-Win

In our hyper-competitive society it seems there is a leaning towards every-day transactions becoming a battle, or at least a contest, that will result in a winner and a loser. I see it over parking spaces, cash register lines, rights-of-way, government policy, purchases and, perhaps most tragic of all, debates between believers. This most essential [...]

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Speak UP!

It’s no surprise that our faith is also referred to as our confession (Hebrews 10:23). Romans 10:10 says, “… with the heart one believes unto righteousness, and with the mouth confession is made unto salvation.” James emphasizes the importance of our words (James 3:6-12). Solomon goes even farther, “You are snared by the words of [...]

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