Category Archives: save from sin

The Net


By G. P. Avants   He lay down a cord, A strong earthy rope, Soiled yet, smelling Of Heavenly places. They looked at Him As he motioned for them, To lay down The cords They all possessed. Their cords were … Continue reading

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Outfoxing the Foxes

By G.P.Avants “Catch for us the little foxes, the little foxes that ruin the vineyards.”                                                 Song of Songs 2:15 Sure they look cute and harmless. That’s what they want you to think as they eat you out of house … Continue reading

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Love’s Darker Side 

  You know that person in your life that is so kind and gentle that you would never expect them to get angry? When you see them angry it seems out of character for them. I think it’s easy to forget … Continue reading

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Blah!


   “So because you are lukewarm-neither hot nor cold, I am going to spew you out of my mouth.”                              Revelation 3: 16   I have heard that verse explained a little bit different than we have heard. There is … Continue reading

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Audacious Grace (How Sweet the Sound)

“(They) continued to testify to the resurrection of the Lord Jesus and much grace was upon them all.”                                             … Continue reading

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613 or 316? 

  “For you ignore God’s specific orders and substitute your own traditions.”                                                         Mark 7:8   People tend to complicate, overthink, and confuse. God tends to simplify. Think about it. He made a perfect garden, with two perfect people, in … Continue reading

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Snap. Crackle. Pop! 

  “Our God is a consuming fire.”               Hebrews 12:29   By G.P. Avants   I have always been curious and a little scared to tackle this topic about God. In the Bible it refers … Continue reading

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