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“Lazarus, come out!”

Today I was reading the book Jesus: a Pilgrimage by James Martin. In this particular section of the book that I was reading, Martin was discussing the passage in John where Jesus raises Lazarus from the dead (John 11:1-44). He pointed out how in the passage Jesus receives a message from Martha and Mary informing […]

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Accommodating Jesus

Therefore many of His disciples, when they heard this said, “This is a difficult statement; who can listen to it?”  – John 6:60 Being a person of faith is not easy. Nor should it be. Too often we try to make the faith fit our lives, when in reality, it should be the other way […]

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How Will I Know?

Sorry to disappoint some people, but this won’t be Whitney Houston’s lyrics to that song. How many times have you gone through life and asked yourself, “What does God have in store for me? What could He possibly have planned for my life?” It seems that almost everyone asks themselves those kinds of questions every […]

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God’s Will Be Done

I’ve been thinking a bit lately about the idea that when hard things come our way, we need to relinquish our stubbornness and attempts to control the situation, and leave it up to God. While I believe for the most part that this is completely true, (God always knows better than we do and He […]

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Jesus, the model parent

There are so many ways in which I wish I could be more Christ-like. Of course, we all strive for these qualities, as we should, but it never ceases to amaze me how many new and different ways Christ shows me the ways to be better than I am. I realized another facet recently. Patience. […]