Author Archives: stayingfaithful

About stayingfaithful

I am looking for anything that relates to life and to a fuller life. I am bored by the normal and the natural and interested in the supernatural. There must be more than this. We were put on this earth for more than a nine to five prison, as someone said a few years ago.

Luke 9

Luke 9 the Reading Just read this one through, and I’m struck by what David Pawson said about Luke, that it is the most loved of the gospels, but the least read (about 3 mins in).  For example, I am very … Continue reading

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More awesome

Get a load of Psalm 68: A father of the fatherless… You have ascended on high.. Blessed be the Lord who daily loads us with benefits… Strengthen, O God, what You have done for us… O God, You are more … Continue reading

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Looking for Luke 2

Our hearts cannot be bitter, harsh, hardened or divided… Continue reading

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Looking for Luke

something of worth, the more distinct and rarefied and precious it is? Continue reading

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Keeping current and staying humble

Below see some of my current reading interests. In particular, the vice list in Romans 1, apparently the longest such list in the NT. I listed in my journal the faults that I often fall prey to – the list … Continue reading

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Declared with Power (and scruples)

The idea of Jesus in a manger is a cute one; a ‘helpless babe’ actually holding the universe in his hands. In the word of Michael Card: more than you can see; give up on your ponderings and fall down … Continue reading

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Learning from Martin Luther (The Kingdom Of God: Romans and Galatians)

Originally posted on Learning From God's Word:
This message was preached as part of a series in which we looked at what the books of the New Testament say about “the Kingdom of God.” Since the focus is really…

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Originally posted on Cristian Mihai:
“If you’re going to try, go all the way. Otherwise, don’t even start. This could mean losing girlfriends, wives, relatives and maybe even your mind. It could mean not eating for three or four days.…

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Our deepest and best joy

i wanted to write something down again: do you notice that temptation at the start of a blog post to write something that grabs the reader? Well, I thought I wouldn’t succumb tonight. Perhaps if we genuinely write for ourselves, … Continue reading

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Joyful ‘Toons – Stray Sheep

Originally posted on ChristianBlessings:
This cartoon is an encouragement to Christians to remain faithful in church attendance. We need the benefits that come from being a part of a group of fellow believers.August 17, 2008

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