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How to have what you truly want


I have seen so many chase after things they fail to get at the end. So many who are left broken by their inability to fully grasp what they want, and most times I wonder if all our lives have been programed to desire things we can’t have. Most of us, having aimed so high […]
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Law or Grace?


Upon the first day of the week let every one of you lay by him in store, as God hath prospered him. 1 Corinthians 16:2, KJV Sometimes people say, “I don’t believe in tithing because we don’t live under the Law.” As Christians, we live under grace, and hallelujah for that! Does that mean we […]
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Fear Not


There is no fear in love; but perfect love casts out fear, because fear involves torment. But he who fears has not been made perfect in love. 1 John 4:18   At first, very small children are reluctant to admit to their wrongdoings. At the heart of their reluctance is fear. But in a loving […]
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The Divine Connection


By this all will know that you are My disciples, if you have love for one another. John 13:35 Two aspects of the spiritual life have resonated throughout biblical history and to the present day: faith and works. Different groups of Christians have emphasized one aspect more than the other at different times in Church […]
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Love Not the World


  All that is in the world—the lust of the flesh, the lust of the eyes, and the pride of life—is not from the Father but is of the world. 1 John 2:16 Actor Jim Carrey said, “I think everybody should get rich and famous and do everything they ever dreamed of, so that they […]
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His Footsteps Our Pathway


Righteousness will go before Him, and shall make His footsteps our pathway. -Psalms 85:13 The Appalachian Trail is approximately 2,200 miles long, winding up and down and through rugged mountains from Georgia to Maine. It takes thru-hikers an average of 165 rigorous days to make the trip, and it requires about 5,500 calories a day […]
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To Love Is to Obey


Now by this we know that we know Him, if we keep His commandments. 1 John 2:3 Every parent experiences the disconnect between a child’s words when being put to bed at night—“I love you, Mommy”—and a willful act of disobedience the next morning. That disconnect between profession and practice illustrates the intimate connection between […]
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Nobody’s Perfect


If we confess our sins, He is faithful and just to forgive us our sins and to cleanse us from all unrighteousness. 1 John 1:9 “Christian perfection” refers to living without sin in this life. Only a very small number of Christians have ever taught this doctrine. There is no biblical support for it and […]
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Our Birth Certificate


And this is the testimony: that God has given us eternal life, and this life is in His Son. 1 John 5:11 For nearly a century, Martha Mossberg celebrated her birthday on August 11. Then she needed her birth certificate for a cruise, and imagine her surprise when she saw the real date of her […]
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Happily Wise


Happy is the man who finds wisdom, and the man who gains understanding. Proverbs 3:13 In the Old Testament, what did weavers, artists, tentmakers, carpenters, and ship captains—among others—have in common? They all possessed wisdom. More accurately, they possessed skill. The Hebrew word for wisdom is the word for skill. So, as a craftsman built […]
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