Category Archives: My Own Stuff

A Prayer For Today

Lord Jesus, love everyone I meet today through me, and help me to love YOU through them. Amen.

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Keep Hanging On

Truth is not measured in numbers. It’s only measured by itself. Truth is always true, no matter how many or how few people believe it. And so we hang onto it… BK

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I Have A Question – 4

Was Jesus lying or just mistaken when He told the Peter and the apostles, “Whatever you bind on earth will be bound in heaven, and whatever you loose on earth will be loosed in heaven” (Mt 16:19, 18:18). Or did … Continue reading

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I Have A Question – 3

When Jesus gave the apostles the power to forgive or retain sins, was He lying, confused or…? “Peace be with you. As the Father has sent me, even so I send you. And when he had said this, he breathed … Continue reading

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I Have A Question – 2

In Jewish culture, if a woman’s husband had died, the oldest son assumed the responsibility of caring and providing for the mother. Not to take on that responsibility would have been a tremendously shameful scandal. If Mary had other sons, … Continue reading

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I Have A Question – 1

Why is Lot called Abraham’s “brother” (Gen. 14:14) when he is the son of Haran, Abraham’s actual brother (Gen. 11:26–28)? Wouldn’t that make him Abraham’s nephew? BK

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The Gospel On A String

Imagine yourself as a child walking through a garden, a light breeze whispering its way through the leaves on the trees and flowering roses as you make your way along the edge of a softly babbling stream, sounds of birds chirping … Continue reading

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Guard Me, Then, O Holy Spirit

Guard me then, O Holy Spirit, that I always may be holy… ……is the last petition in one of my favorite prayers to the Holy Spirit.  These days, we live in an “anything goes” society – anything, that is, except … Continue reading

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Strengthen Me O Holy Spirit

Strengthen me O Holy Spirit, that I may defend all that is holy… …is the fourth petition in one of my favorite prayers to the Holy Spirit.  Let’s face it, there are times when we hear someone come right out … Continue reading

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Profoundly Simple

Sometimes the simplest things can be the most profound…  Often, we develop complex and detailed ideas and explanations, create and deliver lengthy presentations, write entire books containing hundreds of pages, all to expound on one aspect of a question. We … Continue reading

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Draw My Heart O Holy Spirit

Draw My Heart O Holy Spirit, that I love but what is Holy… …Is the third petition in one of my favorite prayers to the Holy Spirit. “Love”. A word that we hear, and even say, all the time. We … Continue reading

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Born That Way…

Today, many people explain whatever they think they are by claiming to have been “born that way‘. In reality, there is someone who actually WAS born that way… BK  

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Act In Me O Holy Spirit

Act in me O Holy Spirit, that my work, too, may be holy… …Is the second request in one of my favorite prayers to the Holy Spirit.  Most of us don’t just vegetate throughout the day. We have things to … Continue reading

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Breathe In Me O Holy Spirit

Breathe in me O Holy Spirit, that my thoughts may all be holy… …are the first words in one of my favorite prayers to the Holy Spirit. Something that I, at least, could use help with.  There are times (every … Continue reading

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