Archive for May 2020

Just a little help…

I don’t think there’s anybody who doesn’t feel good when they help somebody out…even if it’s difficult or inconvenient. I remember getting a call from a friend who had car trouble. He called me for assistance. I have to say, I was a little reluctant to help…well…very reluctant. The reason was pretty simple.  He was…

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I’ve got a problem

I hate to be so revealing of my inconsistencies and shortcomings, but I have a problem. I don’t think I’m the only one. You may struggle here too. This is my issue: I want my wife to tell me all of the “wonderful” things I do…all the time. Somehow my ego needs to be satisfied…

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Grace upon grace

There is an interesting phrase found in John 1:16. “For of His fullness we have all received, and grace upon grace.” What does grace upon grace mean? The Gospel of John was written to reveal the deity of Jesus Christ. The opening chapter strongly declares that Jesus is full of grace and from that fullness…

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What’s your button?

Everybody’s got a button. You know, that one thing that really sets them off. We often talk in terms of “that guy really knows how to push my buttons.” The Free Dictionary defines this idiom as “drawing a strong emotional reaction from someone, especially anger or frustration. For example, My mother-in-law really knows how to push my buttons.…

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