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Who Is Responsible?

Parable of the Shepherd

Salvation The Bible is pretty clear that this is God’s idea:. 14 And as Moses lifted up the serpent in the wilderness, even so must the Son of man be lifted up: 15 That whosoever believeth in him should not perish, but have eternal life. 16 For God so loved the world, that he gave […]

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What do I Mean?

Thoughts in the brain

I call this category non-religious religion. What exactly is that? The dictionary defines religion as a set of beliefs concerning the cause, nature, and purpose of the universe. Of course, it goes on to add some qualifiers as here: noun a set of beliefs concerning the cause, nature, and purpose of the universe, especially when considered […]

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MKE 2018 Week 22 – Seeds

Apple Seeds

In Lesson 22, Mr. Haanel tells us that thoughts are spiritual seeds. In Part Twenty-two you will find that thoughts are spiritual seeds, which, when planted in the subconscious mind, have a tendency to sprout and grow, but unfortunately the fruit is frequently not to our liking. Linking Thoughts about Seeds This is not unlike […]

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Jesus’ Parables You and Father


Three Parables I’m going to examine some stories that Jesus used when teaching. People seem to think that Jesus used stories to make thing clear, but that is not what He said about them. In Matthew 13, we read that the disciples specifically asked Him about the stories. Here’s what he said: 10 And the […]

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The Model Prayer

family praying

The prayer Jesus taught his disciples is in two places in the Bible: Matthew 6:9-13 and  Luke 11:2-4. In most people refer to this as the Lord’s Prayer. That is a classic mistake for several reasons:The Bible records the actual prayers of Jesus and not one of them begins with “Our Father”, as this prayer […]

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2018 MKE Week 13 – Part of the Whole

Earth from Space

We all want to be part of something bigger than ourselves. The truth is that we are. We are part of the Infinite. The Bible says that we are made in the image of God. That is to say we are of the same kind and character. We are creators with our thoughts and our […]

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2018 MKE Week 11 – When You Pray

Jesus said that a number of things were important about prayer. Place Is ImportantJesus said that where you pray makes a difference. He also said brevity was important. 5 “And when you pray, do not be like the hypocrites, for they love to pray standing in the synagogues and on the street corners to be seen […]

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The Heart to Mouth Connection


Perhaps the single most important key is the connection between your heart and mouth (heart to mouth) and circumstances. Here’s how it works: What is in your heart in abundance Will eventually come out your mouth. A good man out of the good treasure of his heart bringeth forth that which is good; and an evil man out of the evil treasure of his heart bringeth forth that which […]

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You Shall Know the Truth

Spirituality in a Globe

And the Truth (That You Know) Will Make You FreeThere are facts and opinions. The dictionary gives these definitions.Factnoun something that actually exists; reality; truth: Your fears have no basis in fact. something known to exist or to have happened: Space travel is now a fact. a truth known by actual experience or observation; something […]

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