What entices you? Our world makes its living by enticing us through one of our five senses. It’s not difficult to entice us!
Downtown Springfield has several specialty pizzerias. In the evening the smell of pizzas baking in the brick ovens is impossible to resist.
Many enticements are harmless, after all pizza is the ultimate food – bread, milk, meat and vegetable group all in one!
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Start from the beginning. Most of us can remember struggling to tell the story of an event to our parents. In our excitement we muddled the details and became frustrated. “Honey, start from the beginning”, was the great advice from Mom!
It’s been said that life’s a circle and eventually we wind up back in the place where we started.
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The suffering and persecution of Christians around the world stirs our souls. Suffering makes for good prayer requests, passionate discussions and inspiring sermons. All the prayer, burdens and support are noble, but it changes when the one that suffers is you (or me)!
I don’t like to suffer and I have not met anyone who does. Many assume that when we suffer, God is angry with us or punishing us in some way.
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