Author Steven Lake

What if you were immortal?
Friday, July 18th, 2014 11:06pm
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In the recent Hollywood blockbuster "Edge of Tomorrow", lead character Tom Cruise gains a type of immortality by absorbing the blood of an alien monster, allowing himself to reset time over and over again each time he dies, making it so that time would automatically rewind to before he died so that ... View More

Why Test Us If God Knows All?
Sunday, July 6th, 2014 1:57am
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One of the things I've been pondering of late is why God tells us to do something, and then "tests us to see what we'll do."  If God knows everything what purpose does His testing have?  He already knows what we'll do before we do it.  So what's the purpose of our testing? Well, let's ... View More

The Wasted Tribute
Saturday, June 28th, 2014 12:05pm
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During my bible study this morning I ran across an interesting group of verses in Romans 13, namely verses 1-7.  It talks about respecting the powers that are over you, the government, the state and so on.  You are to respect them and pay whatever tribute they ask of you, no matter what it ... View More

My Way or the Trust Way?
Wednesday, June 25th, 2014 12:39pm
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One of the biggest issues in Christendom today is trust.  We fail to trust God, and we fail to trust others.  I admit that not everyone deserves our absolute trust.  In fact I'd suggest that no human deserves our absolute, unquestioned trust.  However, God does.  He never fa ... View More

Showers Of Blessings
Friday, June 20th, 2014 11:39am
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There shall be showers of blessing:This is the promise of love;There shall be seasons refreshing,Sent from the Savior above. "There Shall Be Showers Of Blessings."  This great hymn of the faith, written by Daniel W. Whittle in 1883 reminds us of God's incredible power to bless us, almost like r ... View More

What Does It Mean to Judge Others?
Tuesday, June 17th, 2014 9:00am
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One of the biggest billy clubs used against Christians the world around is "Doesn't the bible say not to judge?  So why are you judging me?"  It's used to shut us up and make us go away because our lives and our testament prick their consciences and they don't like that.  But what doe ... View More

God's Blessings in Odd Places
Saturday, June 7th, 2014 1:04pm
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I'm not one who normally brags about stuff, but one of the things I absolutely love is auctions.  There's a bit of bargain mania mixed with the thrill of the hunt.  Well, in today's case I got both.  Plus no two auctions are the same, so you never know what you will come up with. &nbs ... View More

Storms and God's Judgment
Friday, June 6th, 2014 9:11pm
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Have you been watching the news lately?  Seen all the severe weather ripping our nation apart from the inside out?  Think this is just a season of really bad, or rather odd storms?  Think again.  This is God's judgment on America for its sins against Israel, and Himself especiall ... View More

The Story of the Tenth
Thursday, May 29th, 2014 12:22pm
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One of the most hotly debated topics in the Christian world today is giving, especially in the area of Tithing.  Some believe that you aren't required to give to God anything that He gives to you, and in some cases they don't believe you should give at all since God owns everything anyways, He ... View More

Are You A Spiritual Optimist?
Tuesday, May 27th, 2014 11:48am
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Optimism (noun) - a disposition or tendency to look on the more favorable side of events or conditions and to expect the most favorable outcome.Pessimism (noun) - the tendency to see, anticipate, or emphasize only bad or undesirable outcomes, results, conditions, problems, etc.: His pessimism about ... View More

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