Veering Off

“…why should I be as one that turneth aside by the flocks of thy companions?” (Song 1:7) Jesus only has one TRUE church and flock.   Who are these other flocks?   Five times in scripture Jesus refers to believers in him as “my sheep.”   Clearly there are “other…

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Too Busy?

“…they made me the keeper of the vineyards; but mine own vineyard have I not kept.” (Song 1:6) A vineyard is known for producing grapes and wine.  The term “keeper” points us to the fact that this verse is emphasizing the work involved in…

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Drawn to Christ?

“Draw me, we will run after thee…” Song 1:4 Someone once said that every man before salvation has an empty place in their heart that is the size and shape of Jesus Christ.  Because God Almighty created us for his own pleasure (Rev. 4:11)…

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Advice to a New Bride

(Letter from my wife to our new daughter-in-law) Welcome to the wonders of becoming a wife. Here are my ‘sound bites’ of wisdom for a happy companionable future. I’m sure you will naturally do most of this, (without my advice), but as an old…

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