Author Archives: cchrisholland

About cchrisholland

...Christ-follower, husband, dad, minister, and chronic day-dreamer

Sufficiency

What does sufficiency mean for the disciple? The word “sufficient” means “needed amount”, or “wanted amount”; and in life, there are lots of needs and wants. For example, food and water are needed to live, and of course, humans are … Continue reading

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Fragrance

What are some pleasing smells? Cookies baking? Steaks grilling? Fresh coffee brewing? All three are enjoyable, and then there’s a personal level of fragrance too; for example, your wife’s perfume or husband’s aftershave. In life, there are emotions, memories, and … Continue reading

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Conscience

A clear conscience is priceless because it brings a deep sense of serenity. Unfortunately, false accusations, innuendo and unforeseen challenges can cause us to second-guess ourselves. Paul was familiar with all the above. Certain people in the Corinthian church were … Continue reading

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Wisdom 11.11

“A city is built up by the blessing of the upright, but it is torn down by the mouth of the wicked.” – Proverbs 11:11 HCSB Never underestimate the power of your presence. There’s a sphere of influence that goes … Continue reading

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Steady

When the trail of life gets long, it often comes down to simply putting-one-foot-in-front-of-the-other. It’s the point where the scenery is no longer inspiring, the small talk isn’t interesting, the pack has gotten heavy and rest seems far, far away. … Continue reading

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Order

God is a God “of order”. In many ways, we can observe creation and see that God made the universe in a way that’s understandable (laws of physics, etc.). Of course, there are many things we’ve yet to understand, but … Continue reading

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The Lord’s Day 11-12-17

“The statutes of the LORD are right, rejoicing the heart; the commandment of the LORD is pure, enlightening the eyes; the fear of the LORD is clean, enduring forever; the judgments of the LORD are true and righteous altogether.” – … Continue reading

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