Tag Archives: mercy

the prophetic blood thirsty mob

You may be wondering, ‘How can a blood thirsty mob be prophetic?’ Consider … Now at the feast the governor was accustomed to release for the crowd any one prisoner whom they wanted.                         And they had then a notorious … Continue reading

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seeing others thru the eyes of remembrance and hope

I don’t know about you but sometimes I am ‘blinded by the Light’ … I’m not suggesting that is what Jesus ever intended. But there can indeed be a self-pride that comes with salvation that brings about a sort of … Continue reading

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A Prayer about Nonselective Compassion

Yep, I think the Holy Spirit might just be speaking to me. The above is the title of the next devotional entry in my 2015 devotional book (Everyday Prayers: 365 Days to a Gospel-Centered Faith by Pastor Scotty Smith) that I … Continue reading

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the love journey

Yes, love seems like a journey to me.  Sometimes the entire journey happens in but a moment … at other times hours, days, weeks, months and even years pass. This post is me wrestling to understand a bit of that … Continue reading

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a cancer testimonial to the glory of God

Let me start with this … I PRAISE GOD FOR EVERY SINGLE STEP IN MY CANCER JOURNEY … a journey still underway EVERY SINGLE STEP! It all started in August 2007, when a routine colonoscopy found a polyp too big … Continue reading

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but what am I saved from?

Most Christians will eagerly confess, ‘I am saved’.  But how many of us can really answer the question … What am I saved from? Most of us can do a pretty good job of answering that question from a hereafter … Continue reading

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Do we see who and how Jesus sees?

Let’s be truthful … how we see someone often determine who we see and subsequently how we treat and respond to them.  Too often when we see someone who does not walk and squawk like we do, we shy away … Continue reading

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