Category Archives: christian growth

Don’t Be A Ring-tailed Monkey

The Zulu people of Southern Africa have an effective way to catch the ring-tailed monkey.  “Their trap is nothing more than a melon growing on a vine.  The seeds of this melon are the favorite of the monkey.  Knowing this, … Continue reading

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I Can’t Help You

Dan Hicks once sang a song entitled, “How can I miss you when you won’t go away?”  It is a funny song.  The answer to the song title is self-evident. Let’s consider another question.  This time the question is about … Continue reading

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Are You Dressed For War? (Spiritual Armor)

“Put on the whole armor of God, that you may be able to stand against the wiles of the devil… Take up the whole armor of God, that you may be able to withstand in the evil day, and having … Continue reading

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Our Purpose

Why are we here?  What is our purpose? Some view life as a meaningless series of routines.  “We go to bed late, we get up early, we go to work, we drive home, eat and go to bed, to get … Continue reading

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Demons (Part Two)

“Demon(s)” are mentioned over 70 times in the New Testament.  The King James Version is confusing, using the word “devil(s)” for the original word.  There are many demons (daimon), but there is one devil (diabolos). Other words are also used.  … Continue reading

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What’s Your Center?

“Rear Admiral Richard E. Byrd told an interesting story concerning his first expedition to the South Pole.  He left his isolated hut one day for a brief trip of exploration, and then in a sudden blizzard he became hopelessly lost.  … Continue reading

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Holy Spirit: In Prayer (Part 3)

“Therefore let him who speaks in a tongue pray that he may interpret.  For if I pray in a tongue, my spirit prays, but my understanding is unfruitful.  What is the conclusion then?  I will pray with the spirit, and … Continue reading

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