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Contributed on Jun 20, 2020
How saturated is your life with praise?
Praise is the atmosphere of heaven, and we can enjoy that here on earth, as a Christian. The authentic and radical Christian has the advantage in this. The world and its events do not control our praise. Our praise flows from within and is a reflection of God within us. Our praise here is a ...read more
Contributed on Jan 15, 2018
Nothing we experience can ever compromise the comfort God has for us.
Looking back over the past year there are many things we can be thankful. Often times we only remember the bad things and forget that God got us through those times by his grace. We can’t change the past, but we can be thankful for how God brought us through on the victorious way. As we ...read more
Contributed on Jan 15, 2018
When I begin to understand the power of faith, I begin to appreciate what the Christian life is really all about.
Some people like to refer to themselves as a man or woman of faith. Yet, if you query them along that subject you discover they have no idea what a man or woman of faith is. Faith has become just a word we use when thinking of somebody who is religious. Their faith is rooted in their ...read more
Contributed on Jun 24, 2017
To understand the dimensions of the Lord’s Table is to fully grasp the character and nature of our Christian experience.
1 Corinthians 10:14-33, 1 Corinthians 11:17-34 The Lord’s Table is a continuing memorial of the death, burial and resurrection of the Lord Jesus Christ. It is the one thing Christians have celebrated from the very beginning. Jesus said to the early Christians concerning this, “This do ...read more
Contributed on Jun 17, 2017
No matter how long you have been a Christian there are still more wondrous things to be discovered about the Christian life. And it is the challenge of my life each day to seek more and more of what it means to be a Christian.
Matthew 26:17-35; John 20:19-31 F. W. Boreham has a very interesting essay on the subject, “Seek and ye shall Find.” He takes a different twist on the Scripture and I was fascinated by it. He tells the story of when he was young and lost a little toy. He acquired this toy by exchanging ...read more
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Contributed on May 14, 2022
Everybody is concerned about details in various aspects of life. I like overseeing the details of my life to make sure I'm going in the right direction. I'm not always going in the right direction, as you can imagine. However, everybody's idea of detail management is not always the ...read more
Contributed on May 7, 2022
In getting older, I have discovered, I pay a little more attention to my dietary habits. Or, maybe I should say, The Gracious Mistress of the Parsonage pays more attention to my dietary habits. As we get older, she is more obsessed with vegetables than anything else. But, for the life of me, I ...read more
Contributed on Apr 30, 2022
I must admit that communication is an essential part of my life today. The longer I live, the more sophisticated those communications become, and it’s challenging to me. Recently, I was working on my latest book using my latest computer and its programs. As I was working, I remembered that I did ...read more
Contributed on Apr 23, 2022
Have you ever had a week where everything went just perfect? Neither have I. Every Monday morning, I plan a perfect week, and I try my best to stick to that plan. My problem is simply, I do not know the meaning of the word "perfect." So I asked The Gracious Mistress of the Parsonage ...read more
Contributed on Apr 16, 2022
Dr. James L. Snyder I like to have an organized life. I must confess that my idea of organization is not The Gracious Mistress of the Parsonage’s idea. We may share many things, but not planning and organization. When she begins a project, it is well planned and organized down to the tiniest ...read more