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Take That Cross To Glory

“I gotta home in the Kingdom, Ain’t that Good News?, I gotta home in that Kingdom, Ain’t that Good News? Gonna Lay Down This World, Shoulder Up My Cross, Take It Home To My Jesus, Ain’t that Good News The slave singer recognizes that there is

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Reorganization And The God Who Conserves

I am seeing a lot of shuffling, organization, and reorganization in my life. Many of you have the same experience. Further, I have set aside some tasks only to realize that I need to pick them back up again.  I

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A Little Talk With Jesus Makes it Right

“Troubles of every kind, thank God I’ll Always find, that a little talk with Jesus makes it right.”  The singer finds herself in the midst of trouble. This is not just regular troubles. No, this is troubles of every kind.

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Just Call Me Brother Cox

A church member yelled across the street at another member who he recognized. He said, “Hey Brother Lance” (not his real name). Brother Lance yelled back, “don’t call me brother, call me pastor.” This story illustrates something that I see

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Turn The Other Cheek. What!?

“I believe in turning the other cheek and all, but you can’t let people take advantage of you.” That, is a very sensible sentiment that one often hears from Christians. In fact it seems to be the normal way we

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Nobody Knows The Trouble

Nobody Knows The Trouble I SeeNobody Knows but JesusNobody Knows the Trouble I SeeGlory Hallelujah This spiritual is striking in that the subject of the song is “Trouble.” But even though it has “Trouble” in it, It also has “glory

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