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Recent Tuesday Meditation

Hope is bigger than optimism; Take Hope!

“And not only that, but we boast in our sufferings, knowing that … hope does not disappoint us, because God’s love has been poured into our hearts through the Holy Spirit” (Romans 5:3-5) I never knew it before, but there is a difference between optimism and hope. Anyone watching the election cycle or dwelling in […]

The Rich Man and Lazarus…

– Luke 16:19-31 I have plenty of food at night – and come to think of it, nice clothes too. There may be more things that I want in life but I have everything that I need, plus a lot more stuff on the side. And when I look at the rich man and Lazarus, […]

God’s not a Genie, or an ATM, or me! TBTG

Sometimes I think we like to treat God like a Genie. Rub the lamp this way and then that way, then God has to do what we ask. It’s a tempting thing to do and I’ve been there so I would know. We want what we want; God should provide. Right?   And some denominations […]