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Weekly Recap: August 30-September 4

Good morning,

Here’s your weekly recap of our posts this week.  If you’ve missed one, it’s a good way to catch up.  And to share ThePreachersWord with a friend via email or social media.

Beginning tomorrow, we’re taking a blogging vacation for our annual anniversary trip.  I know one could argue that we’ve been on one continual trip for over 2 years.  However, we’ve taken a week for the past several years, to enjoy an anniversary getaway.  Since our trip to England was canceled, because of COVID -19 we’re going to stay in Florida and enjoy a couple weeks at the beach.  Continue reading


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Lying To Yourself

Yesterday, we wrote about the sin of lying.

The lies of others are obvious. To us. And we detest being lied to. Yet, we tend to justify our own lies. They become as William Paul Young expressed it,  a “little fortress.”

Young opined, that “inside them, you can feel safe and powerful. Through your little fortress of lies, you try to run your life and manipulate others. But the fortress needs walls, so you build some. These are the justifications for your lies. You know, like you are doing this to protect someone you love, to keep them from feeling pain. Whatever works, just so you feel okay about the lies.” Continue reading


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A Passage To Ponder: Ephesians 4:25

Little Ethan had a habit of “stretching the truth.”

One day, while walking home from school, he saw a large black dog run across the street right in front of him. He rushed home as fast as he could and hollered, “Mom! You’re never going to believe what I just saw!”

“What did you see Ethan?” His mother cautiously asked. Continue reading


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