When The Pressure Was Gone

"Lord if You help me I'll … ".  Many times people make vows or statements of what they will do when God shows up and helps them.  In Exodus chapter…
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We Need To Do This, Now!

There are times when my wife looks me in my eyes and says, "Keith, we need to do this now!  It can't wait till tomorrow."  I have learned through experience…
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Who Did It?

Something has broken, who is at fault, who did it?  That is our standard response when something has gone wrong. That is how we humans learn. We see that something…
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When Is Being a Captive Good?

In Jeremiah 24:5 God says that He will take the tribe of Judah and lead them captive into the land of the Chaldeans.  Captivity does not seem like a good…
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I’d Be A Hypocrite

"But I don't feel like it. Should I do it even if my heart is not in it? Doesn't that make me a hypocrite?" I often hear statements like this…
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Satisfied

What satisfies you?  What brings the greatest satisfaction and fulfillment to your life? Is it an answered prayer, another's life being touched through something that you have done, a meaningful…
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THE SLIPPERY SLOPE

Those readers who are familiar with logic and critical thinking will understand the argument of the 'slippery slope'.  It suggests that making a downward move in a particular direction starts something on a…
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Live Up To Your Name

At one point in the life of Alexander The Great, as he was conquering the Persian empire, one of his young soldiers in fear left his position in the midst…
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A Culture of Competition

Timothy Keller, in his book Counterfeit Gods  points out "that in traditional cultures, personal worth is measured in terms of "honour."  Honour is given to those who fulfill their assigned…
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Don’t Quit Your Day Job

In every job that you are in, there will be correction given, there will be challenging situations and there will be the temptation to quit your job, thinking that you…
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