Tag Archives: Holiness

38 One Another Bible Verses

“Dear friends, since God so loved us, we also ought to love one another.” 1 John 4:11 Because of God’s great love for us we are given all we need to live and to love in harmony with one another, … Continue reading

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How Does the Gospel of Divine Love Transform Us?

My wonderful church gave me a 4 week sabbatical from my pastoral duties and I am very thankful for that.  This was my first sabbatical.  I have learned a lot, worshipped the Lord, spent time in prayer, attended a conference … Continue reading

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Lasik Eye Surgery and the Gospel

I had Lasik eye surgery on April 21, 2011.  My eye doctor, Dr. Runyan referred me to see Dr. Stahl in Dayton, OH.  Dr. Runyan told me that Dr. Stahl does Lasik surgery for free for pastors.  Because of the … Continue reading

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Why is Grace So Amazing?

Grace makes no sense to a person who believes they are innocent.  Grace makes no sense to the person who thinks they must accomplish something great in order to gain God’s favor.  Grace makes no sense to the person who … Continue reading

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