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Looking at Life Thru God's Glasses: Rules or Relationships – Part 16

Looking at Life Thru God’s Glasses: Rules or Relationships – Part 16

Posted on September 22

LOOKING AT LIFE THRU GOD’S GLASSES: RULES OR RELATIONSHIPS – PART 16 When you look at religion, what do you see? Looking through human glasses, we see rules. Looking through God’s glasses, we see relationships. It’s always been easy to confuse religion with rules. If you keep a certain set of rules, then you’re a religious person. And the rules seem to change in different settings. Sometimes I hear someone talking about another person’s faith... more »

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Looking at Life Thru God's Glasses: Success or Significance – Part 15

Looking at Life Thru God’s Glasses: Success or Significance – Part 15

Posted on September 15

LOOKING AT LIFE THRU GOD’S GLASSES: SUCCESS OR SIGNIFICANCE – Part 15 What you see depends on the glasses through which you are looking. Looking through human glasses, we tend to see success. Looking through God’s glasses, we are able to see significance. Achieving success is usually connected to personal ambition that benefits the individual. Success can be dangerous. It can give us a false image of how important we really are. It can create... more »

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Looking at Life Thru God's Glasses: Fake or Real – Part 14

Looking at Life Thru God’s Glasses: Fake or Real – Part 14

Posted on September 8

LOOKING AT LIFE THRU GOD’S GLASSES: FAKE OR REAL – PART 14 I flipped through the sports channels Sunday night, August 19, 2021, and saw that ESPN was televising a high school football game. IMG Academy was playing Bishop Sycamore from Canton, Ohio, a school I had never heard of. The game was in the second quarter, and Bishop Sycamore was behind 30-0. One of the commentators said that the game was a mismatch. I... more »

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Looking at Life Thru God's Glasses: Two Different Olympic Ceremonies – Part 13

Looking at Life Thru God’s Glasses: Two Different Olympic Ceremonies – Part 13

Posted on September 1

LOOKING AT LIFE THRU GOD’S GLASSES: TWO DIFFERENT OLYMPIC CEREMONIES – PART 13 The Olympics are famous for a lot of pageantry. Millions of people watch the opening ceremony as athletes of each nation walk together behind their nation’s flag. The closing ceremony is different. The athletes don’t walk behind their own flag but enter at random with people from other nations. The idea was to represent that the Olympic Games end with bringing people... more »

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Looking at Life Thru God's Glasses: Selfishness or Servanthood – Part 12

Looking at Life Thru God’s Glasses: Selfishness or Servanthood – Part 12

Posted on August 25

LOOKING AT LIFE THRU GOD’S GLASSES: SELFISHNESS OR SERVANTHOOD – Part 12 If we look at life through human glasses, we see selfishness – what’s in it for me? When we look at life through God’s glasses, we see servanthood – what’s in it for Him? One day, the disciples came to Jesus. They thought they ought to be serving Him in some way. Jesus quickly corrected them by saying, “I didn’t come to be... more »

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Even in the world of tennis shoes, there is spiritual warfare.

Spiritual Warfare

Posted on August 18

SPIRITUAL WARFARE When I started playing basketball, you didn’t have many choices for shoes. There was one brand. You could either get high tops or low tops. Later, you could get either black or white. Today, it’s hard to count the number of choices. Another choice was introduced on July 27, 2021. The new version of the classic Chuck Taylor All Star shoes was introduced with features of a satanic pentagram symbol on the tongue... more »

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Coach Bobby Bowden

Coach Bobby Bowden

Posted on August 11

COACH BOBBY BOWDEN One of the best serendipities in my life occurred at a Fellowship of Christian Athletes Conference when Coach Bobby Bowden came up to me and thanked me for Frazer Television Ministry. He said that our worship service was shown in Tallahassee on Thursday nights, and he and his family watched. We were fortunate to have our worship services carried nationwide by ACTS Network, which was the television ministry of the Southern Baptist... more »

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When Does School Start?

Posted on August 4

WHEN DOES SCHOOL START? When you have a goal in life, don’t give up on it. It may take a lot of years to accomplish it – but don’t ever quit. “But those who hope in the Lord will renew their strength. They will soar on wings like eagles; they will run and not grow weary, they will walk and not be faint.” (Isaiah 40:31) “As for you, brothers, do not grow weary in doing... more »

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Looking at Life Thru God's Glasses: Counting Points or Counting People? – Part 11

Looking at Life Thru God’s Glasses: Counting Points or Counting People? – Part 11

Posted on July 28

LOOKING AT LIFE THRU GOD’S GLASSES: COUNTING POINTS OR COUNTING PEOPLE? – Part 11 How do you determine who wins in sports? If you look through human glasses, you count the number of points scored. If you look through God’s glasses, you count the number of people served. Monty Williams was named Head Coach of the Phoenix Suns in 2019. A reporter asked him about his philosophy of coaching. Coach Williams said, “The essence of... more »

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Looking at Life Thru God's Glasses: Negative Circumstances or Positive Responses – Part 10

Looking at Life Thru God’s Glasses: Negative Circumstances or Positive Responses – Part 10

Posted on July 21

LOOKING AT LIFE THRU GOD’S GLASSES: NEGATIVE CIRCUMSTANCES OR POSITIVE RESPONSES – PART 10 What we see in life depends on the glasses through which we are looking. When we look through human glasses, we can only see negative circumstances. When we see things through God’s glasses, we can see positive responses. Which glasses we look through is a choice we make. When I was working on a graduate degree at Princeton, I read Viktor E.... more »

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