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Climbing Into Jesus’ Wheelbarrow

posted by sbrown

Once there was a famous tight-rope walker.  He stood before a huge crowd by Niagara Falls, preparing to do his most daring feat. “How many of you believe that I can walk across Niagara Falls on this tightrope?” he asked […]

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The Best Walking Buddy

posted by sbrown

Ready to walk?  Don’t go alone.  This morning, walk with God. You knew already that God is there, with you all the time.  But let’s see if we can make that truth more real to you. Today as you start […]

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Whose Body Is This?

posted by sbrown

Ye are bought with a price. Therefore glorify God in your body and in your spirit, which are God’s. I Corinthians 6:20 We can do what we want with our own bodies, right?   But are these bodies our own?  When […]

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Is Jesus a Copy — Or the Real God?

posted by sbrown

It’s been going around on Facebook — the chart comparing a cartoon and goofy-looking Jesus to the Egyptian God Horus.  They both were supposedly born of a virgin, baptized at 30, had 12 disciples, and rose from the dead.  The […]

A True Cure — A Real Change

posted by sbrown

Suppose that I went to the doctor with a suspicious lump and got the bad news from the doctor. Cancer. “Do I have a chance?” would be my first question. The doctor might answer,   “Yes, I think so.  Of course […]

Who Loves the Most?

posted by sbrown

Let’s imagine that you are very rich.  You have ten billion dollars in the bank. Now let’s suppose that  your friend Sally comes to you and says, “I’m in a lot of trouble.  If I don’t get some money I just […]

Not Begging for Bread

posted by sbrown

I have been young and now am old, yet have I not seen the righteous forsaken, nor his seed begging bread.   Psalm 37:25 Well, I’ve seen folks begging for bread — but not because they were starving and actually […]

Celebrate Independence!

posted by sbrown

Happy Independence Day!  Today we celebrate our country’s freedom and think of the price our forefathers paid to acquire it.  Let’s also think of our personal freedom.  We don’t have to be the slaves of our appetites anymore. “For sin […]

Those Lowly Jobs….

posted by sbrown

“If I then, your Lord and Master, have washed your feet, ye also ought to wash one another’s feet.” John 13:14 In Bible times folks didn’t get in their cars and run over to the mall.  If they ran anywhere, […]

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Recipe Day -- Good-For-You Chocolate Cake
I looked at the recipe in disbelief.  NINE eggs? Surely that was a misprint.  Only 3/4 cup flour in a cake?  Not likely.  As I studied about coconut flour, though, I saw that, yes, it does take that many eggs to make a successful cake with ...

posted 3:06:20am Mar. 29, 2013 | read full post »

Climbing Into Jesus' Wheelbarrow
Once there was a famous tight-rope walker.  He stood before a huge crowd by Niagara Falls, preparing to do his most daring feat. “How many of you believe that I can walk across Niagara Falls on this tightrope?” he asked the people ...

posted 3:23:14am Mar. 28, 2013 | read full post »

How Do You Know When to Stop Eating?
“We asked 150 Parisians how they knew they were through with dinner,” food psychologist Brian Wansink, PhD, said.  “They said, ‘When we’re full.’  When we asked 150 Chicagoans that they said, ‘When the plate is empty.’” ...

posted 3:54:25am Mar. 27, 2013 | read full post »

Making Plans to Succeed
H.A.L.T. -- Don’t get too hungry, too angry, too lonely, or too tired.  But how do you do that?  How do you avoid getting in a dangerously tempting position? It takes planning.  Start planning before you even head to the grocery store.  ...

posted 3:41:47am Mar. 26, 2013 | read full post »

No More "If Onlys"
Though no one can go back and make a brand new start, anyone can start from now and make a brand new ending.- Carl Bard If only -- If only.  How the “if onlies” plague us! “If I had only kept up that healthy eating and exercise plan I ...

posted 2:36:33am Mar. 25, 2013 | read full post »

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