Summer Break and Book Preview!

Happy Summer break to all the readers and followers of my website, pleasingtothepotter.com. Also, a huge welcome to any new visitors to my site. My name is Horace Williams, Jr. The creator and author of this site.  Oh, how I wish I were on an island beach like this putting the finishing touches on my …

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From the Cradle to the Cross: Thank You Jesus

We come to the end of the Holy week and prepare to celebrate our Savior’s Resurrection this Sunday. I am horrified reading the accounts of the pain and suffering Jesus experienced on His way to the cross. He came down to earth and was born as a baby, trained as a carpenter, recruited twelve disciples …

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Are you Fanning the Flames of your Faith?

Faith. Now faith is the assurance of things hoped for, the conviction of things not seen. (Hebrews 11:1) There is no better resource to explain what faith is than the inerrant Word of God. However, knowing what faith is and living and walking in faith are two entirely different things. God continues to leave many …

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What is Your WORD from God this New Year?

Plans. Resolutions. Goals. Change. These are just a few of the words that we see or hear at the beginning of every year. For years I was a resolution and goal person myself. However, usually by April of any particular year, I could not remember what those resolutions where. I was not seeking to hear …

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Mary, did you know? Chosen by God for Service

There was a time when I was bothered by all the commercialism that surrounds Christmastime. It seems like Mary, Joseph and the Son of God born in a manager is all but forgotten at times. However, I am learning to choose what I let bother me. Instead of feeling frustrated, I am excited to watch some of the …

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Thanks from the Bottom of my Heart

I was twelve years old, playing with my brother in the bedroom we shared. My dad walked in on a Saturday afternoon. He told us God had called Him into ministry, and we would be moving to Texas to plant a church. After he left the room, I whispered in my mind, “Thanks for sharing, …

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Stand Strong in your Faith in God…regardless!

In July of this year, I put my faith in God for provision and attended my first Christian Writers Conference. As God tends to do, He showed Himself faithful and provided a way for me to participate. I was ecstatic! I have wanted to attend a conference with Christian authors since I published my first book. The conference was …

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