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I Never Knew You

Those would be frightful words to hear from Jesus on the last day. We find them here:

“Not everyone who says to me, ‘Lord, Lord,’ will enter the kingdom of heaven, but the one who does the will of my Father who is in heaven. On that day many will say to me, ‘Lord, Lord, did we not prophesy in your name, and cast out demons in your name, and do many mighty works in your name?’ And then will I declare to them, ‘I never knew you; depart from me, you workers of lawlessness.’”
Matthew 7:21-23

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I Don’t

A “meme” that has been going around the Internet for a few years can be summed up as “Don’t judge me because I sin differently than you do.” The idea being, presumably, that if we call a particular behavior a sin we are being hypocritical because we ourselves are sinners. After all, Jesus warned against hypocritical judgment when he told us to take the plank out of our eye before we try to take the splinter out of our brother’s eye. Read more

Found, a New Home

A while back I noted that we were looking for a new home. We looked, and looked, and none of the places we thought would be right were. In some cases, we went so far as to apply for a lease, only to either be so far down the line that our application was never looked at or first in line and skipped over. Not one of the places we had applied to even bothered to check our credit or our references.

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