The Parable of the Sower Part III/New Seasons

Mark 4:18-20:  “And the ones sown among the thorns are others who hear the Word; Then the cares and anxieties of the world and distractions of the age, and the pleasure and delight and false glamour and deceitfulness of riches, and the craving and passionate desire for other things creep in and choke and suffocate…

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New Seasons

Once again, we are coming to the end of one year and the beginning of another, a change of seasons. There’s all the excitement of shopping for Christmas gifts, Christmas parties, plays, parades, etc. and then we will be welcoming a new year. There are natural transitions and then there are spiritual ones. Lately I…

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The Parable of the Sower Part II/Dealing with a Root of Rejection and Perfectionism

  Matthew 13:20-21 “As for what was sown on the thin (rocky) soil, this is he who hears the Word and at once welcomes and accepts it with joy; yet it has no real root in him, but is temporary (inconstant, lasts but a little while); and when affliction or trouble or persecution comes on…

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The Parable of the Sower Part I/Going Through Trials and Depression

In the parable of the sower found in Matthew 13 and Luke 8, Jesus talks about four different types of soil that describe four different conditions of a person’s heart.  He says the seed is the word of God and the first type of soil he describes is the traveled road (or hardened ground; this…

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Thankful for my Journey

Thanks be to God who leads us, wherever we are, on his own triumphal way and makes our knowledge of him spread throughout the world like a lovely perfume! II Corinthians 2:14 (Phillips Translation). Since we are approaching Thanksgiving, I have been thinking about all the things I am thankful for, family, good friends, my…

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Follow or Unfollow

Recently I did an article where I shared the scriptures in Ephesians 4:29-30 that talks about not letting any foul language come out of your mouth, but only what is good for building others up according to their needs and not grieving the Holy Spirit. I shared this, not because I want to be like…

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