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It Doesn't Pay -- Matthew 18:21-35 -- Richard E. Zajac -- 2001
Withholding forgiveness can be detrimental to our character and well-being.
Juxtaposing -- John 3:14-21 -- Richard E. Zajac -- 2001
"... God so loved the world ..."
Nevertheless -- 1 Corinthians 1:22-25 -- Richard E. Zajac -- 2001
... Christ crucified, a stumbling block to Jews, an absurdity to Gentiles ...
Top Ten List -- Luke 14:1, 7-14 -- Richard E. Zajac -- 2001
"... For everyone who exalts himself will be humbled ..."
Stinkin Thinkin -- Matthew 16:21-27 -- Richard E. Zajac -- 2001
"... Get behind me, Satan! You're not thinking as God but as Man ..."
Anonymous -- 1 Corinthians 10:16-17 -- Richard E. Zajac -- 2001
... we, many though we are, are one body ...
Dorian Gray And Us -- Matthew 10:26-33 -- Richard E. Zajac -- 2001
... Nothing is concealed that will not be revealed ...
Powerful Babies -- Matthew 2:1-12 -- Richard E. Zajac -- 2001
... on entering the house, found the child with Mary his mother ...
If You Build It They Will Come -- John 13:31-33, 34-35 -- Richard E. Zajac -- 2001
"... Love one another ..." A look into the power and potential of a good example!
Catfish -- Romans 8:1-5 -- Richard E. Zajac -- 2001
... we even boast of our afflictions ...
The Critic's Choice -- Exodus 16:2-4, 12-15 -- Richard E. Zajac -- 2001
"I have heard the grumbling of the Israelites ..."
Asking -- Matthew 4:12-23 -- Richard E. Zajac -- 2001
"Come after me and I will make you fishers of men."
"I Murdered My Grandmother This Morning!" -- Mark 7:31-37 -- Richard E. Zajac -- 2001
At once, the man's ears were opened.
A Word Of Thanks -- Luke 17:11-19 -- Richard E. Zajac -- 2001
"Was there no one to return and give thanks to God?"
It's All The Same To Me -- Acts 10:25-26, 34-35, 44-48 -- Richard E. Zajac -- 2001
... Peter entered the house of Cornelius ...
How Thinking -- Luke 16:1-13 -- Richard E. Zajac -- 2001
"... take your invoice, sit down quickly, and make it fifty ..."
The Power Of Little Things -- Mark 4:26-34 -- Richard E. Zajac -- 2001
"... It is like mustard seed ... the smallest of all the earth's seeds ... yet ...
It's Not Fair -- Matthew 20:1-16 -- Richard E. Zajac -- 2001
If I were to catalog the most frequent expressions mouthed by hospital patients, at the top or near
Feeling Tired -- Matthew 11:25-30 -- Richard E. Zajac -- 2001
"Come to me, all you who are weary ..."
Rejection -- Matthew 21:33-43 -- Richard E. Zajac -- 2001
"... the stone which the builders rejected ..."
Seven Deadly Virtues -- 1 Corinthians 12:31--13:13 -- Richard E. Zajac -- 2001
If I have faith great enough to move mountains, but have not love, I'm nothing.
Woe Is We -- Luke 6:17, 20-26 -- Richard E. Zajac -- 2001
"Woe to you when all speak well of you ..."
Who's To Say? -- Isaiah 45:1, 4-6 -- Richard E. Zajac -- 2001
... Cyrus, whose right hand I grasp ...
The Wine Cellar -- John 2:1-11 -- Richard E. Zajac -- 2001
"They have no more wine."
Preferring The Lie To The Truth -- John 16:12-15 -- Richard E. Zajac -- 1998
... When the Spirit of truth comes, he will guide you into all the truth...
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