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Aaron Rushing

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Hey all.

My name is Aaron, I am a father of 5, married to my High School sweetheart for 25 years. I am a follower of Christ and love to write. Feel free to comment , disagree, debate or complement. Just keep it clean and professional. In so doing you will encourage me to know Christ better and to see things from different perspectives.

In Christ

ABR

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  • 3

    Relationships: God's Hammer and Chisel

    24 hours ago

    For the last 5 years I have attended Calvary Chapel Flagler Beach. An imperfect church full of imperfect people like me. Even so, I am grateful for my church family, those people who have invested themselves in my life...

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    How To Face A Dragon

    43 hours ago

    The following is a series of posts I did on Facebook, over a period of 5 days. Original they were 4 separate thoughts tied to a theme. This is an attempt to combine them into one writing. I pray that How To Face A...

  • 2

    I'm Not Giving Up, Just Starting Over.

    4 days ago

    Google Pictures When it comes to our walk with God, that is, our very salvation; being able to start over is critical. Moral failure is a part of the human nature. Learning to love God more then ourselves is a life long...

  • 2

    A Path Purposefully Chosen

    5 weeks ago

    I watched as a young friend departed on a Journey. I bid him farewell through tears of sadness. “Why do you morn for me”, he said, I go where I wish, happily, with purpose, and conviction.” ...

  • 15

    Bob Coy's Sin-More Than A Moral Failure.

    3 months ago

    Bob Coy As most of you probably already know, last Sunday, Bob Coy the head pastor of one the largest churches in the US, resigned his position amidst scandal. According to news sources, he had cheated on his wife...

  • 3

    God's Dog

    2 months ago

    As a boy, God often spoke to me. Not audibly of course, but with an inner voice. No I wasn’t schizophrenic, nor did I possess an especially active imagination. Unlike Samuel in the Old Testament, I somehow knew it...

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    Scritch Scratch: Part 1- Under The Bed

    15 months ago

    This story is dedicated to Makiah and Nolan Barclay. Two beautiful children with two wonderful parents. It is my hope this story will be fun for all who red it. Especially those who hear noises under their beds. ...

  • 6

    A Look At Psalms 63:1 My Soul Thirsts

    2 months ago

    A hot dry land Psalm 63:1 O God, You are my God; Early will I seek You; My soul thirsts for You; My flesh longs for You In a dry and thirsty land Where there is no water. I was raised in Northern Nevada. In...

  • 4

    Psalm 1 and 23

    7 weeks ago

    The Psalms are like radiant light piercing through the darkness of my soul The following two videos are my first attempts at narrating anything. I recently purchased a webcam and while I was playing around with it...

  • 8

    Christian Worship: More Than A Slow Song

    8 weeks ago

    had a conversation recently with the worship leader of my church about the modern worship service. He and I was discussing how it has changed over the last 50 years. Being that I was raised in the church. My memory...

  • 2

    A Balanced USS Doctrine

    7 weeks ago

    Philippians 1:6 Being confident of this very thing, that He who has begun a good work in you will complete it until the day of Jesus Christ; Image you’re on a small boat with a friend, both of you are standing...

  • 8

    The God/Man Relationship Part 3: How To Find Doctrinal Balance

    7 weeks ago

    As a child it was no fun playing on the teeter totter with my older brother because he was heavier than me. When he set down on his end, my side would rise up off the ground and I would be stuck with my feet dangling in...

  • 4

    The God/Man Relationship Part 2: Perspective, Can I Have A Say About My Destiny?

    7 weeks ago

    I listened to a message from John MacArther. He was talking about the nature of God. The subject matter was God’s Sovereign Election and God’s Devine Justice. He made a several statements that made me...

  • 4

    The God/Man Relationship Part 1: Vulcans, What To Do With Emotions?

    7 weeks ago

    Emotions by Tamilia DeviantArt "People who like to think, have a hard time distinguishing between the pleasures of thinking about God, and the pleasures of knowing God." -John Piper1 There is a group of...

  • 19

    Being Slain In The Spirit

    6 months ago

    Even though I was young, I can remember the first time I saw someone slain in the spirit. It was a Sunday evening service in Loyalton California. I don’t remember the sermon or anything else about the service, but...

  • 3

    The Spells of Rebellion

    5 months ago

    1 Samuel 15:23a For rebellion is as the sin of witchcraft, And stubbornness is as iniquity and idolatry. I have found that rebellious and judgmental people only look to their own understanding, their own...

  • 6

    The Spring is Here

    5 months ago

    A Beautiful Spring. unknown I wrote this Hub in the spring of 2013. Several things had happened over a period of 4 years that culminated in one long spiritual winter. The reality of winter is the freezing temperatures...

  • 13

    Spirituality Without Religion is Pointless

    4 months ago

    Spirituality without religion is like a vapor being carried about on the breeze until it disappears into nothing. A friend of mine posted this statement on face book recently; every time I hear it, it runs cross grain...

  • 18

    Paul's Thorn in the Flesh: God Doesn't Wink at Sin

    6 months ago

    I recently had someone direct me to 2 Corinthians 12:7-10. You know how it is; once you notice something you see it everywhere. Well that’s what seems to be going on here. Some have misunderstood this passage to...

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    Lane Furniture gets a Three Star Rating from Rushing Furniture Repair.

    24 months ago

    I have been in the furniture Industry over 25 years. In that time, I have managed three stores and sold an awful lot of furniture. I can say honestly that I know the furniture Industry. In January of 2000, I started...

  • 9

    Believe and Enter God's Rest

    6 months ago

    Did you succeed in earning your salvation today? Were you, through performance of the law, able to become righteous? How about you on the bicycle, with the tracks in one hand and a Greek and Hebrew dictionary in the...

  • 3

    The Apple War: Sibling Rivalry

    4 months ago

    The following is a story from my childhood. I acknowledge right up front this has nothing to do with the Bible. But if you have a second, I think it will make you smile.

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    Stressless Ekornes Recliners gets a Five Star Rating from Rushing Furniture Repair.

    5 months ago

    As a 25 year veteran in the furniture repair industry, I have developed an eye for quality furniture. On occasion I come across a product that surprises me. When I do, I like to share my surprise with my customers....

  • 9

    Recliners- Helping To Make Your House A Home

    2 years ago

    People love their recliners. I repair furniture for a living and I can tell you first hand that the recliner is the most cherished seat in the home. When they break, the person's life is temporarily altered. Finding...

  • 15

    The Gettysburg Address and The Fear of God

    5 months ago

    The Gettysburg Address places faith along side government and suggests that a nation governed by the people requires a people who fear God. By working to remove God from society, Atheistic Americans are undermining...

  • 4

    Where Could I Go But To The Lord?

    17 months ago

    Where could I go but to the Lord. -J.B Coats 1940 It was 3:00 AM and Ruth was still awake. She tried to go to sleep, but grief, worry and fear gripped her. In her mind, she replayed the whole event over and over again....

  • 5

    The Unity of Truth-Discerning False Doctrines

    5 months ago

    I had an opportunity to attend a Jehovah Witness Baptismal service, It was a real eye opener for me. Among the many observations that I brought away from the experience was the realization of how badly they have twisted...

  • 7

    Philippians 2:5-7 and The Holy Trinity: Is Jesus God?

    4 months ago

    More and more these days, I find myself defending the divinity of Jesus. There are a number of groups out there that claim Christianity as their religion yet reject Jesus as God. I understand the notion behind this...

  • 3

    Relationships- Love Endures All Things

    7 months ago

    Love bears all things, believes all things, hopes all things, endures all things. Love Never Fails! My Dad's passing was a mile marker and a time of reflection. As I considered my father's life and all that he...

  • 3

    Feminism: To God Be The Glory

    5 months ago

    I had a rather scathing comment placed on my Hub called Gender Equality-Addressing Feminism Within The Church and Home. One of my more controversial hubs. My reader disagreed with my conviction that God makes every...

  • 8

    A Faith Injection: Bible Verses That Help With Depression

    2 months ago

    Occasionally, I find that a strong dose of faith is needed to keep a smile on my face. The accuser has been especially busy. In light of the things going on in the world, globally, in my personal life, and in the lives...

  • 11

    I Am My Father's Son

    2 years ago

    quickshotartist.comDedicated to my father, Billy Joe Rushing Born September 20th 1930 and still going 80 years later. I am my father's son..... The first time I heard this idiom it washed over me like an ocean...

  • 20

    Christian Demon Possession

    6 months ago

    beinglatino.wordpress.com Ephesians 4:14-15 that we should no longer be children, tossed to and fro and carried about with every wind of doctrine, by the trickery of men, in the cunning craftiness of deceitful...

  • 8

    Gender Equality-Addressing Feminism Within The Church and Home.

    5 months ago

    In light of the my last writing, Understanding Your Marital Role, I feel a need to speak to two issues that often seem to get confused. Feminists within the church attempt to blur these two issues by taking scripture...

  • 4

    Understanding Your Marital Role

    5 months ago

    All the worlds a stage, And all the Men and Women Merely Players Marriage has been around for a while now. According to the Holy Bible, It was the first form of government God put in place, predating the fall of man in...

  • 18

    The Spirit Filled church.- A Look At Sunday Morning

    6 months ago

    Some time ago, one of my pastors emailed me a video off of YouTube. It pokes fun at what has become known in Christian churches as a contemporary worship style. It questions the sincerity and motivation of some of the...

  • 9

    Hebrews 11:1 Faith is... A Cure For The Hiccups

    6 months ago

    Faith is something that can't be seen, touched, or smelled by our physical senses. It can't be measure by any mechanical scale, proven by any scientific formula, given or gained by any means of trade.When facing death,...

  • 13

    The Holy Trinity- A look at Deuteronomy 6:4

    23 months ago

    Deuteronomy 6:4 Hear, O Israel: The Lord our God, the Lord is one I would like to take a moment and show from scripture why I believe that the Bible teaches us that God is three separate persons, yet at the same...

  • 10

    Jehovah Nissi, My Victory.

    2 years ago

    Deuteronomy 20:4 For the LORD your God is He who goes with you, to fight for you against your enemies, to save you. If asked the question, who is God? What would you say? If they believe He exists, most would say...

  • 14

    I Will Praise Him Anyway!

    6 months ago

    Job 13:15a- Though He slay me, yet will I trust Him. It seems as though the last five years of my life reads like a mid day soap opera. Moving from one tragedy to the next. In one way or another something is always...

  • 13

    Growing In The Spirit- A Look At Complacency.

    2 years ago

    Revelations 3: 15-16 15 “I know your works, that you are neither cold nor hot. I could wish you were cold or hot. 16 So then, because you are lukewarm, and neither cold nor hot, I will vomit you out of My mouth. ...

  • 14

    Ephesians 4:11-16 Every Wind Of Doctrine

    4 months ago

    Florida has a Hurricane Season. Back home in Nevada, we had Deer Season, Chucker Season, and Quail Season. But a Hurricane Season? That was a new one on me. Starting in August and lasting through November, the eastern...

  • 13

    The Lens of Personal Experience-Man Centered Theology

    2 years ago

    Recently I had a series of correspondents with a Man-Centered Christian on the topic of right and wrong. The question I posed was, how do we as Christians determine right from wrong? The answer was very eye opening for...

  • 10

    Sr. Isaac Watts: Alas And Did My Savior Bleed

    2 years ago

    Was it for crimes that I had done He groaned upon the tree? Amazing pity! grace unknown! And love beyond degree! Colossians 3:16 (NKJV) Let the word of Christ dwell in you richly in all wisdom, teaching...

  • 5

    Applying My Heart to understanding: The Christian View of the Family

    21 months ago

    Proverbs 2:2 So that you incline your ear to wisdom and apply your heart to understanding; When people think of a family, the picture that comes to mind is a father, mother, and children. What if I were to tell you...

  • 20

    Man Centered Christianity

    6 months ago

    Luke 22:42 saying, “Father, if it is Your will, take this cup away from Me; nevertheless not My will, but Yours, be done.” Hey All I put this writing together several years ago. At the time I was being...

  • 4

    As Clay In The Potter's Hand

    2 years ago

    Behold, as the clay is in the potter's hand, so are ye in mine hand, O house of Israel A young man, wanting to persuade others, came to his Grandfather and asked “What can change the will of a man?” The...

  • 40

    Gay Marriage: My Christian Perspective

    16 months ago

    Gay activists are working over time to redefine the family. As a result many Christians are are questioning their faith in the Christian family model. This writing is my perspective on the gay right's campaign to...

  • 5

    The Gettysburg Address: One Nation Under God

    8 months ago

    Government Of The People, By The People, For The People The date is November 19, 1863. It has been 4 months since the battle at Gettysburg and the Civil War is not yet over. It has been 87 years since the signing of...

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