Category Archives: Soul Winning

The Investment of Time

Have you head of the “10,000 hour rule”?  The theory is that to excel in a thing (e.g. sports, music, technology, business, etc.) 10,000 hours need to be invested in that thing (e.g. study, experimentation, practice).  This theory was popularized … Continue reading

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Conscience: Cut To The Heart

“‘Therefore let all the house of Israel know assuredly that God has made this Jesus, whom you crucified, both Lord and Christ.’  Now when they heard this, they were cut to the heart, and said to Peter and the rest … Continue reading

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In The News: Hurricane Harvey

Hurricane Harvey, a category 4 hurricane, came ashore in Rockport, Texas on August 26.  It is the wettest tropical cyclone on record in the continuous United States (Wikipedia).  Some areas have received nearly 52” of rain (washingtonpost.com).  No part of … Continue reading

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Prophecy: Squeezed In A Vise

Have you ever felt like you were being squeezed in a vise?  Life is not always easy.  Job’s assessment: “Man who is born of women is of few days and full of trouble” (Job 14:1). Sometimes this trouble comes from … Continue reading

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The Church: The Army of the Lord

“Finally, My brethren, be strong in the Lord and in the power of His might, put on the whole armor of God, that you may be able to stand against the wiles of the devil” (Ephesians 6:10-11). “This charge I … Continue reading

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A Sense of Urgency

I recently finished watching Ken Burns’ series, The Roosevelts: An Intimate History.  The 14 hour series weaves the lives of Theodore, Franklin, and Eleanor Roosevelt into a single narrative.  He suggests that both Theodore and Franklin were driven by a … Continue reading

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Observing The Wind

“He who observes the wind will not sow, and he who regards the clouds will not reap” (Ecclesiastes 11:4). The meaning?  John Waddey comments, “His illustration is that of a farmer who is so concerned about having perfect conditions for sowing … Continue reading

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Holding Down The Truth

“For the wrath of God is revealed from heaven against all ungodliness and unrighteousness of men, who hold the truth in unrighteousness” (Romans 1:18, KJV). “For the wrath of God is revealed from heaven against all ungodliness and unrighteousness of … Continue reading

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Sharpen the Ax (And Use It)

“If the ax is dull, and one does not sharpen the edge, then he must use more strength; but wisdom brings success” (Ecclesiastes 10:10). This passage teaches that there is wisdom in preparation.  Things go better when one has prepared … Continue reading

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Mercy Series: God Cares About All

“Concerning the gospel they are enemies for your sake, but concerning election, they are beloved for the sake of the Fathers.  For the gifts and the calling of God are irrevocable.  For as you were once disobedient to God, yet … Continue reading

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