Category Archives: Eternity

Do I Really Understand These Cliches I Use

I once heard someone say “If you can’t explain your salvation, there’s a good chance you don’t really understand it.  One of my pet peeves about Christians is our use of cliches.  So one of my missions in writing is … Continue reading

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The Love of God All Around Us

My wife and I read these words as we sat near our open deck door on this refreshing and gorgeous summer morning Psalm 104 NRSV 10  You make springs gush forth in the valleys; they flow between the hills, 11  giving drink … Continue reading

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God is the Rock of My Existence

Today is my birthday so I now must report an increase of one in my age, though really it’s just one more day.  And I must also report I am “getting up there” in years.  I notice that pain in … Continue reading

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In the Stillness of Night

Most nights I wake up at some point.  The room is dark….and quiet.  Everyone in the house is at rest.  Only I am awake.  I use the facilities, take a drink of water, and sometimes read.  It’s a lonely time. … Continue reading

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The World Has Been Crucified to Me

My wife and I were reading from Paul’s letter to the Galatians this morning and this phrase struck me as odd:  “May I never boast of anything except the cross of our Lord Jesus Christ, by which the world has … Continue reading

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My Soul Longs for the Courts of the Lord

How lovely is your dwelling place, O LORD of hosts! My soul longs, indeed it faints for the courts of the LORD; my heart and my flesh sing for joy to the living God.  (Psalm 84:1-2 NRSV) In his book … Continue reading

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