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Peter Ramsay

Bible Bites

Don’t Rush to Tell Others

By On September 11, 2018

“Guess what? Here’s my plan. I’m so excited. I had this great idea an hour ago and I just know I want to follow through on it. It will mean some humongous changes and it will take a great deal of effort – hey, but I’m not a wimp. I can handle it.” Maybe you’re not a wimp. Perhaps you…

Bible Bites

Fan the Flame

By On September 4, 2018

What flame are you fanning these days? Is it a flame that will burn for eternal profit or is the potential flame you are trying to fire-up something that will burn out relatively quickly? How have you been spending your energies lately? What has been consuming your thought life? What gets you out of bed each morning? Where does your…

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Is Following Jesus an Easy Path?

By On August 28, 2018

If Christianity appeals to you because it promises you an easy path of prosperity and a smooth sail through life, then you have been taken in a scam. If you’ve come across religious or mega-church pulpit cheerleaders telling you to jump on the Jesus bandwagon and you’ll be in for one life-long blast of a good time – steer clear…

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Nepotism Alert!

By On August 22, 2018

Did papa Samuel think to himself something like this? I’m old and I must soon pass on the torch. I want to pick out strong leaders for Israel. I can see no more capable and gifted men than my two dear sons. Goodness gracious, my sons are good! Joel and Abiah (Abijah) are tops in my books. My little boys have become…

Life Lessons

Welcome to the Bible!

By On August 18, 2018

The Bible is divided into two major sections – the Old Testament and the New Testament. Perhaps you just have a copy of the New Testament or maybe you have both sections. The Old was written prior to the birth of Christ and the New was written after Christ’s mission to the earth. The Bible is like a letter from…

Bible Bites

Home Again!

By On August 14, 2018

“Naomi, dear – we have to leave this place. Trusting God is great in theory, but when the crops have failed, and the grass is turning brown and the wells are going dry, common sense tells you – it’s time to make a move. We must pack our bags and leave.” How did the conversation unfold between Elimelech and Naomi…

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Who’s on Your Team? 

By On August 7, 2018

“It was a great game but really, I’m terrible at games. My brain just works too slowly. I don’t retain facts very well and I’m hopeless at quick recall. But I’m not a solo-player. The other team would have slaughtered us, had Sam not been on our side. He’s amazing. We had the best! He’s a walking encyclopedia and faster…

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Can I Lose My Salvation? I Feel Cold.

By On July 31, 2018

I just thought that when God saved me, He’d look after everything from A-Z. Why am I feeling such coldness? Why has the chill of Christian experience set in? I feel like He’s not shining down upon me anymore. The honeymoon period has certainly ended. I feel like I have been shunted off to the shadows. My smile is gone,…