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Ponder A Little (Blog)

A blog that ponders the questions of Christianity, Christ and God's love for mankind.

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TEMPTED TO BE DISCOURAGED

Posted on February 2, 2019 at 1:05 AM

None of us are immune to times of discouragement.  It’s a common poison that quickly weakens our faith in God.   It is perhaps Satan’s favourite tool because even mature Christians can easily succumb to its temptation.  Well known pastors even admit to struggling with discouragement when their idealism and enthusiasm is not shared by the church leaders and members around them.


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NEW YEAR'S RESOLUTIONS

Posted on January 1, 2019 at 11:20 AM



The top 3 New Year's Resolutions are to eat healthier, exercise more and lose weight.   There is certainly nothing wrong with these resolutions.   I have even made them myself.


So what does God have to say about them?   Read 1 Timothy 4:8 which says, "Training your body helps you in some ways but serving God helps you in every way by bringi...

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THE SAD SEASON OF CHRISTMAS

Posted on December 12, 2018 at 8:40 AM

For many, Christmas is a much-anticipated season of celebration and festivities.  But for some it is a dreaded season of loneliness and despair.


Suicide rates are highest over the Christmas season.   Why?   Because many are alone for Christmas.   Or are missing the loved one that died recently.   Or are struggling financially and are unable to afford the typical Christmas traditions.

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THE CHRIST OF CHRISTMAS

Posted on December 6, 2018 at 1:30 PM


Most people celebrating Christmas do not celebrate the Christ of Christmas.


Christmas has become a very secular holiday full of commercialism and traditions that have nothing to do with Jesus. There is nothing wrong with the gift giving, Santa Claus and family celebrations.


But for Christians, it is a day to primarily celebrate the best ...

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LIVING IN THE LIGHT OF ETERNITY

Posted on November 27, 2018 at 1:35 AM

Rick Warren has said, “When you live in the light of eternity, trouble just doesn’t bother you as much anymore!”


The Bible clearly teaches that we will face many trials. God knows that it is in trials that our faith and character grow.

 

The trials of life are inevitable but discouragement with the trials is not. How we respond to trials is solely up to us...

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