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Looking at Life Thru God’s Glasses: Getting or Giving – Part 7

Looking at Life Thru God’s Glasses: Getting or Giving – Part 7

Posted on June 23

LOOKING AT LIFE THRU GOD’S GLASSES: GETTING OR GIVING – PART 7 Looking through human glasses, we see getting. Looking through God’s glasses, we are able to see giving. A spirit of getting is a result of our natural selfishness. The spirit of giving is the result of God’s grace helping us to see things from a different perspective. “The greedy only wants to get, while the Godly only wants to give.”  (Proverbs 21:26) Jesus... more »

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Looking at Life Thru God’s Glasses: I or WE – Part 6

Looking at Life Thru God’s Glasses: I or WE – Part 6

Posted on June 16

LOOKING AT LIFE THRU GOD’S GLASSES: I OR WE – PART 6 What we see in life depends on what kind of glasses we use. If we look through human glasses, we see “I.” If we look through God’s glasses, we see “WE.” We don’t have to be taught in order to be selfish. A baby’s first instincts are to cry for whatever he wants. The baby perceives that the whole world centers around him.... more »

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Looking at Life Thru God’s Glasses: Problems or Possibilities – Part 5

Looking at Life Thru God’s Glasses: Problems or Possibilities – Part 5

Posted on June 9

LOOKING AT LIFE THRU GOD’S GLASSES: PROBLEMS OR POSSIBILITIES – PART 5 When you look at people and events, do you see problems or possibilities? It depends on your glasses. Human glasses see problems – God’s glasses see possibilities! When God called Gideon to go to battle, Gideon saw a huge problem. (Judges 6-8) The enemy had so many more soldiers than he did. There was no way he could win. But God was looking... more »

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Looking at Life Thru God's Glasses: Grumbling or Gratitude - Part 4

Looking at Life Thru God’s Glasses: Grumbling or Gratitude – Part 4

Posted on June 2

LOOKING AT LIFE THRU GOD’S GLASSES: GRUMBLING OR GRATITUDE – PART 4 When you look at people and events in life, you see either grumbling or gratitude. Human glasses often see grumbling – God’s glasses always see gratitude. God sent Moses to lead the children of Israel out of bondage. During their long trek in the desert, the people developed an attitude of grumbling. “All the Israelites grumbled against Moses and Aaron, and the whole... more »

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LOOKING AT LIFE THRU GOD’S GLASSES: STUMBLING BLOCK OR STEPPING STONE – PART 3

Looking at Life Thru God’s Glasses: Stumbling Block or Stepping Stone – Part 3

Posted on May 26

LOOKING AT LIFE THRU GOD’S GLASSES: STUMBLING BLOCK OR STEPPING STONE – PART 3 You have a choice of looking at people and events through your own glasses or looking at them through God’s glasses. Human glasses see stumbling blocks and complain about them – God’s glasses see stepping stones and use them. In the New Testament, the cross became a stumbling block for many people. They couldn’t understand why Jesus would die. That would... more »

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Looking at Life Thru God's Glasses: Burdens or Blessings – Part 2

Looking at Life Thru God’s Glasses: Burdens or Blessings – Part 2

Posted on May 19

LOOKING AT LIFE THRU GOD’S GLASSES: BURDENS OR BLESSINGS – PART 2 Looking at life through human glasses causes us to see burdens. Looking at life through God’s glasses helps us to see blessings. God says, “I will enjoy blessing them.” (Jer. 32:41) John writes, “From his abundance, we have all received one gracious blessing after another.” (John 1:16) The apostle Paul wrote to the church at Corinth and indicated that he had a “thorn... more »

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Looking at Life Thru God's Glasses: Obstacles or Opportunities – Part 1

Looking at Life Thru God’s Glasses: Obstacles or Opportunities – Part 1

Posted on May 12

LOOKING AT LIFE THRU GOD’S GLASSES: OBSTACLES OR OPPORTUNITIES – PART 1 I wear contacts which I have to change every two weeks. My medical mind has told me that it would be good to spend one day without contacts to give my eyes a rest before putting in new contacts. During that day off, I wear glasses. One day, I didn’t have them nearby, and so I asked to borrow a friend’s glasses. His... more »

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Heroes do what needs to be done in times of great need.

Are You the Next Hero?

Posted on May 5

ARE YOU THE NEXT HERO? Heroes are people who are disciplined in learning, accept tough challenges, always stay calm, and think quickly about how to solve a problem. A crisis doesn’t create heroes – it reveals them! In 1970, Glynn Lunney had just checked into his regular shift at NASA’s Mission Control in Houston overseeing Apollo 13. Just after 9 PM, a message came, “Houston, we have a problem here.” There had been an explosion... more »

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The identity of a Minor League Baseball team can be very interesting.

What’s Your Identity?

Posted on April 28

WHAT’S YOUR IDENTITY? Sports teams are identified by their names. I remember being present when the Montgomery Minor League Baseball team name was announced. The name chosen was “Montgomery Biscuits.” There was disbelief when the crowd heard it, but it’s turned out to be a great name. I understand that the Montgomery Biscuits are number one in merchandise sales in Minor League Baseball! Sherrie Myers, who owned the Biscuits, had one team in Michigan named... more »

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It's more important to lose these five types of weight.

Let’s Lose Weight

Posted on April 21

LET’S LOSE WEIGHT The number one resolution at the beginning of each year is to lose weight. Very few people are successful at it. One of the downsides of the pandemic has been the fact that people have been indoors, haven’t exercised, and have eaten a good bit more. America is heavier following the pandemic. The weight we need to lose is measured in pounds, but some weights are more important than physical pounds. You... more »

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