Category Archives: J.Ferris: Miscellaneous

The Kingdom of God is Not a Do It Yourself Project

The article that follows called, “Trust and Obey” was written in 1989, but circumstances of late have made clear that we must touch this matter of trusting flesh once again. 

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The Part That Shows – Still Another Level

“Iron sharpeneth iron; so a man sharpeneth the countenance of his friend.”  Proverbs 27:17 (KJV) As I continued to think about the levels of understanding the post of Dec. 27, 2012 – “The Truth Hurts, at least in the beginning,” … Continue reading

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Redeeming The Time – Still Another Level

Ephesians 5:1-21 Back in 1999 I wrote: “During our time away, Carleen and I also stopped by a bookstore.  The sign out front read, “Giant Book Sale.”  While browsing inside, I came across a little illustrated book, a sort of … Continue reading

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Revisiting Relationships

~* ~* ~* ~* ~* ~* ~* ~* ~* ~* ~* ~* ~* ~* ~* ~* ~* ~* ~* ~* ~* ~* ~* ~* ~* ~* ~* ~* ~* ~* I want to dedicate this visit to Hope, and Lena.  … Continue reading

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It’s Messiah Time Once Again!

I speak here of Handel’s wonderful Messiah, and particularly, “For unto Us a Child is Born” from Isaiah 9:4-6: . As I listened to this magnificent aria once again this evening my attention turned to a contrast in fathers. To … Continue reading

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“but be filled with The Spirit singing…”

“Don’t drink too much wine. That cheapens your life. Drink the Spirit of God, huge draughts of him. Sing hymns instead of drinking songs! Sing songs from your heart to Christ. Sing praises over everything, any excuse for a song … Continue reading

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Fear – Wisdom – Love

“The Fear of The Lord is the beginning of Wisdom!” The Love of The Lord is the end of Fear! :-) Love!

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