Author Archives: AnotherSheep

Christmas: Thinking Outside The Box

The volume of packages coming and going has certainly increased in the past few weeks. It’s that time of year. But not all presents come in a carton. Imagine the delight someone might feel upon receiving a delivery of forgiveness. … Continue reading

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Thanks For Nothing

It’s that time of year when people ask “What are you thankful for?” As for me, I’m thankful for nothing. A lot of things didn’t happen in my life this week. I didn’t get in an accident, break any bones, … Continue reading

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Help? How?

There were a lot of problems in society when Jesus walked the Earth. Gender bias, racial oppression, social prejudice, economic trouble, religious conflict, political polarization, incurable disease, corruption everywhere – you name it. How did he react? Some see Jesus … Continue reading

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Universally Broken

David was misunderstood, falsely accused, and therefore on the run. He needed an army to protect him. So he cried out to God and his prayer was answered … sort of. “All those who were desperate, in debt, or destitute … Continue reading

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Brave To The End

Another year is over. A great deal happened in the past twelve months. Every area of life has been affected, from the personal levels of career, family, finances, health – to global matters such as elections, wars, and natural disasters. … Continue reading

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Spiritual Regifting

In a letter to a group of people centuries ago, the apostle Paul wrote that they had each been given one or more gifts. He even provided a partial list: wisdom, knowledge, discernment, generosity; the ability to encourage, heal, help, … Continue reading

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What’s In A Word?

Words are funny things. One person says “house” and listeners know generally what it means. But there are many types of houses, vastly different from one another, so the concept presented is far from precise. A picture may be required, … Continue reading

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For The One Who Has Everything

At this time of year people send and receive presents. Some trace that back to when gifts were bestowed upon the baby Jesus, who is often worshipped as Deity. So, what would a person bring to Christ today? Centuries ago … Continue reading

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Tell Us About The Time …

The Noah account is well known. God gets fed up with human rebellion, wipes out nearly all of creation, and starts over. But the way it comes down presents a glimpse into the divine nature. We have Noah building a … Continue reading

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Freeze Frame

It seems that every time I embark upon what should be a simple home project, it winds up taking all day. A number of steps inevitably go wrong while the job is underway. Let’s suppose I want to hang a … Continue reading

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