Monthly Archives: October 2015

What the Less Mature Christian Needs?

Dr. Willard expresses what the less mature Christian needs. But what they think they need, can they really handle it? They need the spectacular. He bases his comments on the relationship we see between Aaron and Miriam and Moses in … Continue reading

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Isn’t the Bible Enough?

Dr. Willard poses a question in Chapter 5 that deserves comment. Do we need anything more than the Bible? It seems he is reflecting the thought that some Christians have that the Bible and the church are all that God … Continue reading

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Dependence

Dr. Willard writes of the pastor who does not encourage his or her flock to communicate with God. Why? The pastor wants the church depending on him alone to have that God connection. I don’t believe that is very efficient … Continue reading

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When God does not Answer…

I have heard it many times. Christians who say, “I prayed for a healing. God did not choose to heal.  The answer was no.  That was His answer.” What this really means is that God just flat out says no … Continue reading

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Ok, Here We Go!

We have all heard it: the Father, the Son and the Holy Ghost. We know: Father refers to God, Son refers to Jesus, Holy Ghost refers to the divine spark that resides in all of us. Dr. Willard gets down … Continue reading

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Opening the Door

In yesterday’s post, I wrote about the Holy Spirit as a candle. As I finished the post, I felt an urge to check out a couple of pages I referenced in a book my Sunday School class is reading, pages … Continue reading

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His Candle: Our Candle

What does it mean when someone says “that image is rich.” To me that means that the image is full of significant meaning. An image is a representation of something.  The image may be a real thing that you can … Continue reading

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