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Do Not Be Afraid Says the Lord

Do Not Be Afraid Says the Lord

Most people who know me would know that fear is something I struggle with a lot. Ranging from fear of animals, to fear of trying something new. I’ll explain. Growing up I developed many fears, some of which I can pin point where and why they started, some I can’t. For instance, I developed this irrational fear of dogs from such a young age; there was just something about them as a small child that … Read entire article »

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What is the Refiner’s Fire?

A young friend recently wrote the following: Q.  I was just reading todays meditation, what do you mean by going through the refiners fire, and how do you do that? A.  The process is one of purification of precious metal by:   fire.  It has to do with the removal of impurities which would make the precious metal LESS than it should be. In the Christian life, we are so often weighed down by our own selfish desires, petty ambitions, amusements or attractions which are temporal instead of eternal.  We focus on the skin of the person next to us rather than the soul.  We judge by the eyes instead of valuing the person.  In short, we don’t reflect the image and glory of God. How do we partake of this cleansing?  You don’t “do” … Read entire article »

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