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LB 16… A Football Player’s Mistake

On October 25, 1964, San Francisco’s Candlestick Park rocked with the sound of thousands of 49er fans cheering as their team moved down the field against the National Football League Rival, the Minnesota Vikings. But their cheers suddenly stopped when … Continue reading

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LB 10… “The Long Wait”, J.R. Miller

A poor woman stood at a gate that overlooked a vineyard. As she was standing there, the owner of the vineyard walked up. “Would you like some grapes?” he asked. “I would be very thankful to receive some,” the woman … Continue reading

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The Parable of the Treasure Hidden in the Field–It Is Not What You Think

Contrary to the teachings of most organized churches, the secrets of God are hidden from the masses that walk on the face of the earth.  No where does the  Bible say that the parables are nice little stories to help … Continue reading

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The Problem With Mercy

Painting of the Good Samaritan by Vincent Van Gogh Meanderings: Last night I slept restlessly.  I kept dreaming of The Parable of the Good Samaritan.  I don’t know why this is, I have not read it or heard it recently.  But I … Continue reading

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Another Seed of Thought

A continuing thought from the parable series… Matthew 13. We can be a very discriminating people. I don’t mean to suggest we do it intentionally, but sub conscientiously, we tend to choose our associates by their resemblance to ourselves. We like … Continue reading

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Here a Seed, There a Seed, Everywhere a Seed, Seed

A farmer went out to sow his seed. Matthew 13:3 This is how Jesus began His parable of the soils and the seed. Before reading the body of this text, I couldn’t resist hovering over the magnificent truth found in … Continue reading

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Parable Purposes: Sovereignty, Salvation, and the Spirit

Why did Jesus teach in parables? We have seen that He did so to sow seeds of spiritual truths and to reveal secrets that only His friends would hear and understand. It is also the purpose of the parables to … Continue reading

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Parable Purposes: Safeguarding Secrets

“The knowledge of the secrets of the kingdom has been given to you, but not to them. Whoever has will be given more, and he will have an abundance. Whoever does not have, even what he has will be taken … Continue reading

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Parable Purposes: Sowing Seeds

Jesus spoke all these things to the crowd in parables; he did not say anything to them without using a parable. So was fulfilled what was spoken through the prophet: “I will utter things hidden since the creation of the … Continue reading

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“I want some of what he’s drinking.”

Recently, while checking out a customer, I was in my normal, jovial mood. The customer was laughing and smiling as I processed her order. There was absolutely nothing even close in what we talked about regarding my faith, God or … Continue reading

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