Tag Archives: humility

Finding Contentment

Phil. 4:11-12 says, “Not that I am speaking of being in need, for I have learned in whatever situation I am to be content. 12 I know how to be brought low, and I know how to abound. In any and every circumstance, … Continue reading

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The path to the satisfied life

By: Rick Thomas How satisfied are you? Describe your level of contentment. The LORD Jesus came to give us peace with God. Do you have it? There is a rest for the people of God. How restful are you? When … Continue reading

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How to Help an Angry Person

By:  Rick Thomas   We Don’t Do Well Being God The angry man is a sad man. The angry man is a reckless man. Did you know the angry man is a scared man too? Anger is most often born out … Continue reading

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You hurt me. I don’t love you anymore.

By:  Rick Thomas Do you see anything wrong with my title? It’s not hard to figure out, right? Here are a few biblical speculations you can make about a person who says such things. They don’t know the Gospel. (Maybe … Continue reading

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How to love, care for, and help the “professional victim”

By:  Rick Thomas Let’s call her Amie. It really doesn’t matter who she is. I’m not writing about any specific person. I suppose I’m writing about all of us. It’s so easy for us to play the victim card.[1] Let … Continue reading

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Why It Is Not All About Me

This year’s VBS has been wonderful.  Although it’s been very hot, the Lord has been blessing our VBS!  We have had 79 children (and counting) registered for VBS.  That’s an all-time high.  Every night children have had lots of fun, … Continue reading

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How Do I Receive Real Happiness?

“And seeing the multitudes, He went up on a mountain, and when He was seated His disciples came to Him. 2 Then He opened His mouth and taught them, saying: 3 “Blessed are the poor in spirit, for theirs is the … Continue reading

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