Author Archives: Hoss

About Hoss

Married w/ 1 daughter & 3 step-children . Ordained minister. I do supply preaching every opportunity I get. Currently employed in a state prison system. Wife & I own a flower shop in a nearby city. I am approaching my late 50's, although I certainly don't look like it.

Of What Value Is Your Faith

And without faith it is impossible to please Him I. The Introduction of Practical Faith Living faith vs. Saving faith Illustration of living faith was crawling under the house to find a snake skin laying in my path. I had … Continue reading

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The Change

The mere title will spark curiosity in some, disgust in others, and nodding of the head from a few. Those kinds of responses are to be expected when people assume what is about to be shared. To the relief of … Continue reading

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This blog is about the “I” in who conducts baptisms

There is a growing practice that I’ve noticed taking place in the last couple of years which I sense may become a trend. At first I was a bit uncomfortable with it. It challenged me. It revolves around the “I”.  … Continue reading

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Two essential foundational truths which should come from the true church.  The Bible is True Jesus Saves Love demands that Christians do not turn a blind eye to sin. Rebellion is seen when behavior doesn’t match belief.  You are not … Continue reading

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Crouching at the door

To ‘crouch’ means “to lower your body to the ground by bending your legs. Of an animal, it is to lie on the stomach close to the ground with the legs bent.” The whole idea is sneak up on a … Continue reading

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God’s Jewelry Box 

They come in all sizes, shapes and colors. From inexpensive to the outrageous. Jewelry boxes! Mostly owned by women these boxes are used to store and house jewelry. Some come equip with latches to try to keep priceless treasures safe.  … Continue reading

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Ingredients of total surrender 

12: “”This is My commandment, that you love one another, just as I have loved you.  13: Greater love has no one than this, that one lay down his life for his friends.  14: You are My friends if you … Continue reading

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