Archive for the ‘Obedience’ Category

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Changed Men Change The World

TheDiscipleMD I once knew a man who had reached the ripe age of ninety. He is a man who had seen much over his lifetime. At one point in his life he drifted away from the gospel of Jesus Christ. He told the story of how, during that time, he was out horseback riding in […]

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Thou Shalt Not Covet For A Reason (It Makes Us Unhappy!)

TheDiscipleMD “Thou shalt not covet” (Exodus 20:17) declared the Lord from Mt Sinai to the prophet Moses. How much unhappiness has been caused by the disobedience to this basic tenet of Christianity? I think most people think the reason that the Lord gave this commandment is that coveting will ultimately lead to inappropriate actions. And sometimes it […]

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Our ‘Once Upon A Time’ Is Now!

TheDiscipleMD There is an old Italian Proverb that says, “After the game, the King and the Pawn go into the same box.”  This proverb teaches us, using Chess as a parallel, that God created us all as equals. No matter how important some people are in this world, how much status they have, or how […]

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The Spiritual Buzzards

TheDiscipleMD I came upon them unexpectedly as I rounded a turn in the road. They quickly flew into the air as my car sped by. I have seen them many times over my life! Buzzards! They are messengers of impending doom and death, who circle over their wounded prey; waiting for the last dying gasps […]

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