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1 Peter – Starting Over 1 Peter 1:14

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Scripture Text

1 Pe 1:14  As obedient children, not fashioning yourselves according to the former lusts in your ignorance:

Introduction

What if we were given a chance to start over?  Knowing everything we know now we get the chance to start again; would we do it?  This isn’t some fairytale, it is our post today. We can start over.  So are you interested?  Okay, hang on then.

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When All Else Fails – Proverbs 16:25

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Introduction

Recently I saw a man walking back and forth in a parking lot hoping to catch a ride.  I am going to call him “Bob”.  Bob asked me if I was headed towards a specific area and I told him no.  There were a number of reasons why I should not take on this passenger: he had been drinking, the area was out of my way and he was a stranger to me.  I should probably also mention his general appearance left a little to be desired.  Before I got to my vehicle the inner voice was compelling me to turn around and give the man a lift.

On our way Bob proceeded to tell me his life story: I am not sure if this was driven by the alcohol or a desire to share his plight with someone who would listen.  I heard about the drinking problems, paying alimony for children born out of wedlock and seeing/dating a woman married to another man.  Satan had taken Bob down a road so far that the only possible outcome appeared to be more pain. Read the rest of this entry »

 
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Posted by on September 2, 2013 in Lessons from A Servant

 

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