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Daily Confessions

The Bible says a lot about the importance of words and…

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I Can Do What It Says I Can Do- Part II

We have the written Word of God, the Bible, and the Holy…

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I Can Do What It Says I Can Do- Part I

Living life as a Christian can seem overwhelming, and in…

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Assets of a Christian- Part I: I Have What It Says I Have

“I Have What It Says I Have” “Assets of a Christian” –…

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Assets of a Christian- Part II: By Faith, I Have God’s Blessings

By Faith, I Have God’s Blessings “Assets of a Christian” –…

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Perfection Through Suffering

To make…perfect through suffering (Hebrews 2:10). God…

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Financial Security; God’s Plan for Your Finances: God’s Plan for Man

God’s Plan for Man Introduction In this search of the…

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Daughters of Divinity – Part 5: Adoption Repositions Us for an Inheritance

Part 1: Daughters of Divinity Day 5: Adoption Repositions Us…

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Daughters of Divinity – Part 4: Adoption Rewrites our Ending

Part 1: Daughters of Divinity Day 4: Adoption Rewrites Our…

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Joseph’s Faith Beyond His Lifetime

The Book of Genesis concludes with expectation for the…

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Buried in Faith

The story of Jacob’s burial, like the story of him blessing…

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Blessing Pharaoh

Although we often retell the stories in Genesis, sometimes…

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In Down Payment

Did you know that we have already begun to taste the future…

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Faith No Matter What The Cost – Genesis 22

Abraham offers a great model of faith. He followed God’s…

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The Christ of the Gospels Lives in Us

Paul wrote about Christ living and working in us as…

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Once-Saved, Always-Saved? Maybe Not

There are different definitions of once-saved-always-saved,…

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Which Day Is the Sabbath?

Jesus says that the Sabbath was made for people’s benefit…

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Are Spiritual Gifts for Today?

Paul declares that we are the body of Christ with many…

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Beating a tyrant at his own game

The unscrupulous Pharaoh, determining to act shrewdly (NRSV,…

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Saving a Lot: Abram Fights Slave Traders

While Christian theologians today debate whether God demands…

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Believe Whatever you Want, but—what if it’s Wrong?

I might sound like a grumpy sourpuss in this post, but…

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Once Saved, Always Saved? Maybe Not

There are different definitions of once-saved-always-saved,…

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Slaughtering the Canaanites, Part II: Switching Sides

Reading through Joshua in Hebrew several years ago I had to…

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Faith, the Assurance of Things Hoped For

Hebrews 11:1 declares that “faith is the substance of things…

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Standing for Justice

Nobody’s perfect, but sometimes one side really is right and…

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No Way to Treat Guests

Genesis 19 Two angels came to Sodom to test its morality…

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Mirror, Mirror, On the Wall…

In The Lion King, the lion cub looks at a pool of water and…

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Encountering Religious Pluralism

Patricia was highly educated and articulate, an attorney by…

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Does Spiritual Growth Just Happen?

Many churches act as though spiritual growth is automatic…

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How to Be a Contented Christian

Although learning to be a contented Christian may seem…

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Finishing Strong

Have you ever watched the Boston Marathon or the New York…

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Crabby People

In one of my favorite “Peanuts” comic strips,…

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Blackberries and Bitter Roots

For a number of years, I’ve been engaged in a war with…

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Financial Security; God’s Plan for Your Finances: The Significance of Confessions

The Significance of Confessions Our God is a creative and a…

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Financial Security; God’s Plan for Your Finances: The Significance of Shed Blood to Forgiveness

The Significance of Shed Blood to Forgiveness Our Need for…

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The Trouble With Faith – Part 2

And what more shall I say? I do not have time to tell about…

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The Son Above

If you were to begin reading the Book of Hebrews with great…

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The Fire of God – Part 2

For you have not come to what may be touched, a blazing fire…

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The Fire of God – Part 1

For you have not come to what may be touched, a blazing fire…

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Heart-Healthy Foods Part 1

Do not be carried away by all kinds of strange teachings. It…

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Consider Him – Part 2

Therefore, since we are surrounded by such a great cloud of…

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Consider Him – Part 1

Therefore, since we are surrounded by such a great cloud of…

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A Final Exhortation, Part 2

Obey your leaders and submit to them, for they are keeping…

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A Final Exhortation Part 1

Obey your leaders and submit to them, for they are keeping…

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The Believer’s Mental Health

I have come that they may have life, and have it to the…

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I’m Forgiven

I know a man, who in his youth did some stupid things, for…

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Children and Stepparents

Hostility seems to be the most common characterization of…

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Dare to Meet in Person – It’s Still in Vogue!

Researcher, Andrew Shatte has shown us that the resilience…

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Not Just Another Christmas Tea

Over the last few years, leaders in ministry (including…

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Most Read Blogs of 2012- Success and Body Image

Last week on a trip to New York I was reading an article…