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Boast About This

Galatians 6:  14 May I never boast except in the cross of our Lord Jesus Christ, through which the world has been crucified to me, and I to the world. In 1991 after breaking Lou Brock’s Major League Baseball (MLB) record by stealing his 937th base, Oakland Athletics’ Ricky Henderson addressed both Brock and the crowd by saying: […]

Dying to Live

2 Timothy 2:  11 Here is a trustworthy saying:  If we died with him; we will also reign with him  One of my passions is trail running.  For me nothing quite matches running on my own in a forest enjoying God’s creation and communing with God in this quiet time.  While some people can’t quite compute […]

Paying the Penalty

Romans 5:  15 But the gift is not like the trespass. For if the many died by the trespass of the one man, how much more did God’s grace and the gift that came by the grace of the one man, Jesus Christ, overflow to the many.  I recall watching a clip from an NFL American […]

The Worst of Sinners

1 Timothy 1:  15 Here is a trustworthy saying that deserves full acceptance: Christ Jesus came into the world to save sinners—of whom I am the worst.    The Apostle Paul is such a model to me of a right understanding of our place as Christians.  Paul was handpicked by God to be the man to lead […]

What Greater Love?

John 15:  12 My command is this: Love each other as I have loved you. 13 Greater love has no one than this: to lay down one’s life for one’s friends. The Olympics can be a wonderful stage for book-worthy stories.  The 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi Russia are no exception.  One such story comes from the Canadian […]