Revelation of Jesus

Revelation of Jesus

How many cold hearts have yearned for salvation’s heat but found no ember in my heart?

Who has longed for the peace of Christ but found only trouble on my tongue?

 

What number looked for Jesus but found no resemblance of His image in my life?


 What crippled beggar has longed for someone with the hope of Jesus but my feet never sought him out?

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Momma

Momma

Every good southern, country boy calls his mother “Momma”. Our city cousins might call their mother “Mom” but Momma just seems right to us.  The sound of Momma conjures up thoughts of home cooked meals late in the afternoon, warm quilts on cold nights, and big hugs at hellos and goodbyes that would almost crack a rib.

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Spiritual Burden

SPIRITUAL BURDEN

As a child and young man growing up in church, I often heard people use the word “burden” quite often. Pastors would say they had a burden for their church.  Friends would speak of “carrying a burden” for a family member.  I don’t hear people use the term much anymore but I am very familiar with the term and the experience.  I would define “burden” as a deep concern planted by the Holy Spirit to motivate us to prayer and action.

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Cure-All-Pill for Hell’s Ills

CURE-ALL-PILL FOR HELL’S ILLS Just say that phrase three times real fast.  Yep, it could be a tongue twister for sure.  If it was an infomercial, they would be hawked for $19.99 for a thirty-day supply plus shipping and handling; and if you call in the next thirty minutes they would double your offer,  just pay separate shipping!  NO, I am not peddling pills.  It is just a phrase with a truth behind it.

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Salt of the Earth

Salt of the Earth

“You are the salt of the earth; but if the salt loses its flavor, how shall it be seasoned? It is then good for nothing but to be thrown out and trampled underfoot by men” (Matthew 5:13 NKJV).

SALTINESS OF CHRIST – Jesus used salt as an analogy to show the importance of being a true disciple.  Salt without its saltiness is contaminated salt.  In the time of Jesus, salt was derived as it is today from the sea or from salt deposits in the earth.  The salt we buy today is consistent and mostly free from contaminates but salt in the times of the New Testament was not so pure.

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