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The Parable of the Sower: The Fifth Thorn: The Pleasures of This Life

The fifth and final thorn in the Parable of the Sower is the “pleasures of this life.” The Greek word for “pleasures” is “hedone” which means delight, pleasurable sensation, and sensual pleasures. Hedone is pure self-indulgence and lack of control … Continue reading

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Parable of the Sower: The Fourth Thorn: The Lust for Other Things

The fourth thorn in the Parable of the Sower are “the lusts for other things.” The Greek word for “lusts” is epithymia and means a passionate and strong desire or longing for something and an unbridled craving that attaches itself … Continue reading

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Who is your Life Counselor?

By Tim Rowe Proverbs 15:22: Without counsel purposes are disappointed: but in the multitude of counselors they are established. Psalm 42:11: Why art thou cast down, O my soul? and why art thou disquieted within me? hope thou in God: … Continue reading

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