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GOOD MORNING LORD! Meditations By Apostle John Dean

There seems to be a relationship between being negative and being selfish. The negative person wants attention and the selfish person wants things. The negative person judges all things by their own standards. The selfish person can’t bear the thought of not being recognized for their efforts

Do You Believe All That Stuff? Meditations By Apostle John Dean

In Matthew 12:36 it says, “And I say unto you, that every idle word that men shall speak, they shall give account thereof in the Day of Judgment”. Maybe the idle words that Matthew is talking about have the same meaning as what Titus is speaking of. Nevertheless the point is well taken, let’s clean up our idle talk.

Waiting For Bread Meditations By Apostle John Dean

Everything takes a measure of faith and I certainly do not want to minimize that. But, on the other hand, I believe we need to be careful lest we use our faith in an unrighteous way. The way to use your faith in an unrighteous way is by expecting God to provide for you, but you refuse to develop a close relationship with Him.

The Spirit of Adoption, Meditations By Apostle John Dean

Growing up in the late 30s, 40s, and early 50s I was adopted into many homes—even though I was never legally adopted. Unlike the above who felt unwanted, I felt wanted by a lot of people. I may have lacked in many things, but I never lacked in being wanted.

The Old Farm, Meditations By Apostle John Dean

Jesus went to the mountain to spend time with His father. Moses went to the burning bush to talk with God. Elijah was in the back of the cave when God came to talk to him. My place of solitude with the Lord was the old farm house that had been partially covered with vines.