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Pray: Come Lord Jesus

Pray: Come Lord Jesus

After John saw the vision of what is to come and how amazing it was, he ended the entire Bible with this prayer: “Come, Lord Jesus” (Revelation 22:20). For most of my forty-plus-year relationship with Christ, my prayer has not been like John’s. It has more honestly been, “I am glad you are coming, Lord,

Jesus Is…Your Friend

Jesus went to Zacchaeus’s house and became the guest of a notorious sinner. He went to Matthew’s house and ate dinner with many tax collectors and other disreputable sinners. In full view of everyone, He hung out with today’s equivalent to pimps, prostitutes, and crackheads. In that culture, to eat with someone was to identify

Being Honest with God

“I am angry!” she said to me. It was a strange way to start a conversation, but her emotions seemed to overwhelm her. I had just finished teaching, and I was signing a book for someone when this woman stepped between us. Asking her to wait just a second, I finished signing the book and

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