Grasping at Straws (Part 1)

There is an old expression, “grasping at straws” that I have come to a greater appreciation of this past week.
As a refresher to those of us who haven’t heard this expression in a while, I went ahead and pulled out its definition.

Grasping at straws - This idiom (expression) refers to a drowning person grabbing any floating object, even a straw, to save themselves.

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Souls Not Numbers

The spiritual war believers are in is very real and so are the consequences of this war.

I’ve said it before and I will say it again, this is not a battle over territory, wealth or power, this is a war over the eternal destines of the souls of men, women and children.

Yet, how easy it is to forget the high stakes of this war and view it lightly.

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Life is Fragile

Life is short, incredibly short and very, very fragile.

I was reminded of this recently when I picked up a friend from the hospital.

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The Word and the Word Alone

The Word and the Word alone, that is the desire of my heart.

Let's be honest, there are a lot of opinions out there. A LOT. The older I become, the more I see this vastness of opinions and ideas. Yet, there is one source, one place, one resource where I know I will get nothing but truth from its pages. It is the holy and eternal Word of God.

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Go, That Simple, That Hard

Go. It is the last and final command of our Savior and Lord to His disciples while He was on this earth.

Chances are, we are all extremely familiar with this command. Therein lies the problem. One of the most dangerous things that can happen to a believer is this word called “familiarity.” We hear something so often and so regularly that we become immune, in a way, to this or that glorious truth or in this case, a command of Christ. Read More…