Confessions

I sat there in the confessional booth wondering if I was committing blasphemy. I was a priest, yes but I was also a man and I was doing something which the Bible says only God should be doing--forgiving sins. The only people I should be forgiving are those who have wronged me. That's what it …

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The Senior Party

The sun was setting when Shiloh arrived at the school. The parking lot was filled with cars and cars were coming and going as parents dropped their teenagers off at the front of the building. Her father gave her and with her friends Carla, Patricia and Dawn a ride over. "I'll pick you up at …

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Father Jörgensen’s Questionings

I opened the Bible and read John 10:33; Mark 2:7 and Luke 5:21. There were two definitions for blasphemy. The first was, when the religious leaders accused Jesus, being a Man making Himself God and the second was when He forgave the paralytic of his sins. According to the scriptures, anyone who tried to do the …

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Doing Your Pleasure

"So, how is that gorgeous husband of yours?" "He's fine, thanks. These are from him." "What lovely flowers. What's the occasion?" "No occasion. He likes to send me flowers once a month." "Oh, how sweet. You're so blessed to have such a great man." "Yes, I am. Diana, I need to talk to you about …

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The Judge

Let every soul be subject to the governing authorities. For there is no authority except from God, and the authorities that exist are appointed by God - Romans 13:1, NKJV He was a judge.  I was in trouble.  I had two choices.  Go to jail for shop-lifting or sleep with him. I didn't know what …

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Better than Nothing

He tried to concentrate on the passage he was reading but he couldn't. Why didn't Mrs. Siri's grand-daughter, Clara address him as, "Father"? Everyone else did, even those who weren't of the Catholic faith. It really bothered him. She didn't call him anything. Perhaps he should talk to her grandmother about it the next time …

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No Fear

There is no fear of death nor the grave for the faithful who are alive in Jesus and those who have fallen asleep in Him. For it was He who said, "I was dead, and see, I am alive forever and ever; and I have the keys of Death and of Hades" (Revelation 1:18). When …

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Domestic Discipline

What is Domestic Discipline? Is it a more politically correct term for "wife spanking"? Until recently, I didn't know that this sort of lifestyle existed. I was shocked by the number of people who are practicing it, including Christians. One article described it as a movement in the Christian community. What is Domestic Discipline and …

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Salvation Comes With Trust

“Salvation that comes from trusting Christ-which is the message we preach-is already within easy reach. In fact, the Scriptures say, "The message is close at hand; it is on your lips and in your heart." “For if you confess with your mouth that Jesus is Lord and believe in your heart that God raised him …

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Keeping Them Safe

Childhood is the most beautiful of all life's seasons - Author Unknown Remember when you were a child how you used to blow bubbles and your face lit up with excitement when you got really big ones?  Oh, the simple things in life that children enjoy.  If only they could remain in their little world …

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