Category Archives: Christian character

Taylor-Made Religion or Relationship?

  Please don’t ask me how many religions there are in the world? I bet there as many as there are opinions of who God is and how to we can get our ticket to Heaven. Religion really is technically a … Continue reading

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Who I Call Friend

  “But I have called you friends…”  John 15:15    This short poem was written years ago after I learned that friendships come in all shapes and sizes. I had often seen friendships come and go and it wore on … Continue reading

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All of My Days

G. P. Avants   “One man considers one day more sacred than another another man considers every day alike.”                                     Romans 14:5 “Therefore we do not lose heart.  Though outwardly we are wasting away, yet inwardly we are being renewed … Continue reading

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Was I Clear or Did I Babble On?

  Why do we have so many religions in the world and yet only have one God?  Every one of them states that they are the way to Heaven and eternal life or a version of a blissful everlasting life. … Continue reading

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When Words Aren’t…There 

  By G. P. Avants “In quietness and confidence shall be your strength.”                                            Isaiah 30:15      “There are … Continue reading

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“Can I have a word with a you?”

By G.P. Avants  Words are amazing things. They are powerful whether spoken, written, or even thought about. One of these days I would love to do a study of how words are real and living things, moreover how they remind … Continue reading

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Forecasting The Sky

By G.P. Avants “We have this hope as an anchor for the soul, firm and secure.” Hebrews 6:19 Meet Sky. She is the newest addition to our family. Our loppy floppy long-legged Teri-poo puppy came rip tearing into our lives. … Continue reading

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