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The Boy Who Loved Too Much.

The next in the series of my didactic parables. This one is intended to be a companion story to Stronghart. I hope you find yourself blessed by it. The Boy Who Loved Too Much by J. D. H. Thigpen   … Continue reading

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The Boy Without a Heart.

I liked the idea of posting my short morality stories on my blog, so I decided to make it a mini-series. Here’s the next one in the series. Hope you enjoy it. Stronghart by J. D. H. Thigpen There once … Continue reading

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Farewell to Wimpy Christianity.

2Tim 1:7 For God has not given us a spirit of timidity, but of power and love and discipline.                                                                                       My walk with God has been a very interesting and frustrating adventure this year. I’ve offended quite a few people, … Continue reading

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Looking Like Jesus Takes More Than a Beard.

     About a week and a half ago I got to play Jesus in a little skit at a Vacation Bible School. Although it was very brief and only involved wearing a neat white robe and acting all Jesus-like in front … Continue reading

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Soli Deo Gloria.

Isa 48:11 For mine own sake, even for mine own sake, will I do it: for how should my name be polluted? And I will not give my glory unto another.      Lately I’ve been feeling very convicted about my motivation. I’ve … Continue reading

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The Crucible and the Furnace.

“The crucible for silver and the furnace for gold, but man is tested by the praise he receives.” – Proverbs 27:21      This verse always strikes me to the core. My natural tendency is to seek affirmation from friends, family, … Continue reading

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Depth.

“Those who err in mind will know the truth, and those who criticize will accept instruction.” Isaiah 29:24      This verse has been rattling around in my head this last week. I’ve been thinking a lot about how intellectualism is … Continue reading

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Live.

Philippians 1:21 “For me, to live is Christ, and to die is gain.”      This verse amazes me. It summarizes the mindset that every Christian should have pertaining to death. To those that follow Jesus, death is no longer a … Continue reading

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Silence.

“It is not because things are difficult that we do not dare; it is because we do not dare that they are difficult.” – Seneca. Sometimes I tend to get frustrated with myself in that I’m quiet when I should speak … Continue reading

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Christian Consumerism.

Yesterday I went to a Christian bookstore to do some early Christmas shopping with my mom. I had two reactions: the first was that I wished I had infinite income so I could buy a mountain of the amazing books … Continue reading

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