Author Archives: leoninlittlerock

About leoninlittlerock

Preaching minister for Central church of Christ in Little Rock. Author of over 20 books including: When a Loved one Dies, Spiritual Development, Skid Marks on the Family Drive, Challenges in the church, To Know Christ and A Drink of Living Water.

THE BLESSED PURE IN HEART

It was quite common in my growing up to hear someone say, “well, bless your heart” and then move on to either correct or excuse something that had been done.  I’ve tried to imagine being there the day Jesus was … Continue reading

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THE BLESSED MERCIFUL

Picture Jesus sitting on the mountainside with the multitudes all around him as he taught them.  I can easily imagine children running here and there as parents try to both keep up with where the kids are and focus on … Continue reading

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THE BLESSED HUNGRY

Hunger affects us in a multitude of ways.  When we are extremely hungry it is difficult to think of anything besides our hunger.  All kinds of things may be going on around us that would normally pull our attention to … Continue reading

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THE BLESSED MEEK

Meekness or gentleness isn’t often looked on as a positive attribute that one should long for.  Yet God looked at Moses and declared he was the meekest of men.  Jesus said about himself I am meek and lowly of heart … Continue reading

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THE BLESSED GRIEVING

From our point of view, one of the strangest statements Jesus ever made was the second of the beatitudes in the Sermon on the Mount.  He had said, “Blessed are the poor in spirit, for theirs are the kingdom of … Continue reading

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THE BLESSED BROKEN

Look back on your life for a moment.  Imagine you are sitting with your grandchildren or your children and they are asking you what was the most exciting or even most important event in your life?  What if you were … Continue reading

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COMING DOWN FROM THE MOUNTAIN

Jesus had said to the twelve that some of them who were standing there wouldn’t taste death until they saw the kingdom of God come with power.  Immediately after saying that, he took Peter, James, and John and went up … Continue reading

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