Christian

Wednesday’s Word is a blog series about words associated with Christian theology. Today’s, August 16, 2017, Wednesday’s Word is Christian. Where did the word come from? The word “Christian” is a derivative of the Greek word “christos,” which means Christ. Followers of Jesus the Christ became known as Christians early […]

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Beatitude

Wednesday’s Word: Beatitude Jesus preached the Beatitudes in the Sermon on the Mount. The Sermon on the Mount spans three (3) chapters in the book of Matthew, chapters five (5) through seven (7). The Beatitudes are found from Matt. 5:3-11. In most dictionaries “Beatitude” is translated as something like “extreme […]

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Adoption

I’m starting a new blog series about theological words. My goal is to post once a week on Wednesday about a theological word that may interest you or confuse you. If you have a theological word that you would like for me to write about, then send it in the […]

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Mary Ruth Magers: A Tribute

My grandmother, Mary Ruth Magers, lived from May 11, 1925, to July 22, 2017. At her death, she was 92 years, 2 months, and 11 days old. The majority of her life was dedicated to God and following His Word. At the age of thirteen (13), Jesus saved her and […]

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´╗┐Haiti Worship

I worshiped with other Christians while in Titanyen, Haiti. The singing and preaching were in the vernacular, French Creole. I didn’t understand much but I did recognize a few things and words occasionally. Then . . . Two men approached a table to remove the white sheet covering some crackers […]

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Haiti 2017

As I type, I am lying in a bed surrounded by a mosquito net. I’m sure you realize from the title that I’m in Haiti, but that raises many other questions. Some of those questions may be: Why are you in Haiti? and Where are you in Haiti? I’ll answer […]

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Milo Murphy: A Post for My Kids

My blog is titled Thomas’s Blog: About Anything. I authenticate that title with this post. My kids loved to watch Phineas and Ferb. Yes, I will admit that I loved that show too. Phineas and Ferb was about two half-brothers who wanted to make the most of each day on […]

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God Called Me: What’s Next

Sometimes, the question ‘Is God Calling Me?’ is answered affirmatively. If God has called you to the ministry, then He will make that calling sure so you will have no doubts. Once that happens, you may wonder what you should do next. Possible Next Steps: Contact your pastor. I hope […]

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Saint Patrick

Saint Patrick Christ be with me, Christ within me, Christ behind me, Christ before me, Christ beside me, Christ to win me, Christ to comfort and restore me, Christ beneath me, Christ above me,Christ in quiet, Christ in danger, Christ in hearts of all that love me, Christ in mouth […]

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Is God Calling Me?

The question ‘Is God Calling Me?’ implies more than what appears. The question being asked really is ‘Is God calling me to the ministry?’ That question brings about an important aspect of God. Even though God is omnipotent, He desires to use men and women to carry out His tasks […]

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