Tag Archives: miracles

Allowing the Questions

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For most of us worldwide who have come to the firm conclusion that God, like any loving parent, would never destroy or punish most of His own children forever, there is somewhat of a similar “formula” that we have gone through to arrive at this place. It goes something like this…

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Following Jesus: An Out of Boat Experience

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In discussing my biblical views with some Christians—especially the one about God saving all—I’m always a little surprised how tightly they cling to every jot and tittle they’ve been taught in church (many of them not even biblical), as if their church (or they themselves) can’t be wrong about anything. Even when you suggest a way of interpreting Scripture that makes a heck of a lot more sense, people don’t want to believe that there is any chance they are wrong, so they don’t even listen to valid or reasonable points I might bring up. I’ve thought a lot about why it’s so hard look at things through new lenses or to question what you’ve been taught. What is it that makes people either too afraid or too stubborn to look at things from a new viewpoint? (Read more…)

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Hidden Bible Gem: Changed in a “Moment”

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Today we’re going to check out one mistranslation that was probably done unintentionally back when they translators didn’t understand this certain Greek word. Watch how a correct rendering of “atomos” gives new meaning to this familiar verse…

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White Stones Inside

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I first noticed them in the surf while searching for sand dollars and sea agate—the most unusual, black and white stones. As I began to collect these unique stones, I marveled over the thought that, no matter how broken, marred, or misshapen our lives, we are being remade into beautiful white stones. Read more…

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Jesus…the Prototype for Mankind?

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WWJD. What would Jesus do? Simply put, this is a call for each of us to be “like Jesus” in this world. But could we really ever be like Jesus? The answer is, absolutely yes! Read this inspiring article!

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25 Awesome Things: 6. Full-Circle Events

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25 Awesome things intro links: Inspired by 1000AwesomeThings.com, I will be doing my own list of 25 awesome things for the rest of this month. Enjoy...

I have these young, adorable friends who recently got married, Aaron and Ashley. I well remember those days starting out when you have to work so hard to make ends meet, and it seems there is never much quality time together. Recently, this young couple learned an important lesson about commitment when they experienced an inspiring, life-saving, full-circle event.

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