Author Archives: Steven L. Jones

The Spiritual Discipline of Chicken Wings

I love chicken wings. But I don’t just enjoy eating chicken wings because of their obvious deliciousness. I do it as a spiritual discipline.   Before you dismiss me as either being sarcastic or idiotic, hear me out. I am being … Continue reading

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Dealing with Doubt

Doubting Thomas Text: John 20:19-29

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Others May, You Cannot

Others May, You Cannot By G.D. Watson (1845-1924) If God has called you to be really like Jesus, He will draw you to a life of crucifixion and humility, and put upon you such demands of obedience, that you will … Continue reading

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Two Roads Diverged: Mary and Martha

Martha is mad that Mary isn’t doing anything. Martha wants credit, thanks, encouragement, and help. She blames Mary for being idle. She blames Jesus for letting Mary be idle. We know Jesus rebukes Martha and praises Mary. We know Jesus … Continue reading

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Be Still, My Soul

Be still, my soul: the Lord is on thy side. Bear patiently the cross of grief or pain. Leave to thy God to order and provide; In every change, He faithful will remain. Be still, my soul: thy best, thy … Continue reading

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Mary’s Unexpected Christmas

Text: Luke 1:26-38

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How to Anger English Majors

I love languages.  I specialize in the “dead” languages of Greece and Rome.  But the history and development of languages has always fascinated me.  I was hooked the first moment I heard about Indo-European (which was first hypothesized by William … Continue reading

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