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We Need To Have A Talk

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There are many different points of views within the body of Jesus on a variety of topics; so much so that there is a ton of ink spilled, both from the inkwell and the ink cartridge, than most would care to read in it’s entirety. Some devote their lives to studying it and some of those have begun the task only to give up out of desperation. All this disagreement is within the group who are a family; a group who all is to be following the teachings of one Man – Jesus the Messiah. These disagreements can get pretty nasty at times. But disagreements aren’t just within the group of people who follow the teaching of Jesus, but are also had between those who claim to follow Jesus and those who do not. Read the rest of this entry »

 

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Love Is Hard

I have a confession, my wife and I are Netflix junkies. Oh, yeah! We Neflix! It’s an epidemic. It’s a word.  One of the shows we have recently gotten hooked on is Once Upon A Time. One of the episodes Snow and her daughter, Emma, are discussing the choice of letting the Evil Queen die while saving the rest of the town or attempting to save the Evil Queen (who has repeatedly and ruthlessly committed murder, and manipulated, lied to, and tortured everyone without exception) along with the town while running the high risk of failing and everyone dying. Emma reminded Snow of how Snow had killed Korah (The mother of the Evil Queen) in order to save those she loved. Snow’s repent-full and loving reply was that at that time she had done wrong, for she had chosen to do what was easy, not what was right. She admitted that there were other paths to take but she chose to take the easy path and take a life in order to spare a life(s) instead of one of the more difficult paths that would spare the life of her enemy and the ones she loved. In this scene, Snow displayed a pure heart that was filled with nothing but love. And my mind immediately ran to the teaching of Jesus we have recorded in Matthew 5:43-48 Read the rest of this entry »

 
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Posted by on July 4, 2014 in Christian Life, Jesus Christ

 

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