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Devil Worship

Are you unknowingly practicing devil worship? If the kingdom of light is your home, then your association with darkness is terminated. Broken is the power of darkness and all ties with it severed by the power of Christ who lives in you. … Continue reading

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Grief

My little bed is more comfortable now. I moved it up here on top of this rusted-out washer and dryer. I hung up the towel so it could dry. Then I folded it over the doubled-up rug I found under … Continue reading

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Done With Sin

Tough Question: Are you “done with sin” (1 Peter 4:1)? Yes___ No___ If you’re not “done with sin,” it may be because you avoid suffering. Passing through the doorway of suffering is necessary to break a sin cycle. Suffering in … Continue reading

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James 5:16 for Healing

 Therefore confess your sins to one other and pray for one other so that you may be healed. The prayer of a righteous person is powerful and effective. James 5:16 James 5:16 is one of the most important, overlooked and underutilized … Continue reading

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Sin

Sin is an ancient Greek archery term meaning “missing the mark” of the target of perfection. Sin is the antithesis of perfection which is the absolute standard of righteousness and holiness of Almighty God displayed for all humanity in the law of the Ten Commandments … Continue reading

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Through God’s Eyes

When I look at myself in the mirror each morning, how do I feel? What are my thoughts about myself looking back at me? Might I see myself through the eyes of a critical parent? Or perhaps through the eyes … Continue reading

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My Journey Through the Cross

Order my book here My Journey through the Cross is my first published book, and basically my fifth child. The process began with the raising of our first two, then three, then four children, and homeschooling them while building a house on … Continue reading

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Our True Nature

Last night I had a dream. It really freaked me out. You’re a mature Christian. Can you please explain it to me? Well, I’m not exactly sure of where I was, but it felt like I was suspended way out … Continue reading

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Feel the Pain

I know it may sound harsh, but one of the many lessons God has taught me is to “feel the pain.” —Eeek! I know. We all run from pain. It’s instinctive. But in God’s economy, the reverse of our instinct often applies. … Continue reading

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Cycle of Double-mindedness

The illustration below from our homeschooling years shows one aspect of the cycle of double mindedness. Defining herself by her feelings and circumstances, the girl believes that she is somehow no longer the new creation that God says she is (2 … Continue reading

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Unbelief to Glory Illustration

The illustration below encapsulates the step-by-step testimony detailed in my book, My Journey Through the Cross, and is found on page 141. It shows the spiritual path from unbelief to glory. We begin our journey identifying with the old nature, our … Continue reading

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Clear Conscience

In the letter to the Hebrews in verse 10:14, it states, “For by a single offering He has forever completely cleansed and perfected those who are consecrated and made holy.” The Greek word, “teleioo” here means “cleansed and perfected.” Used … Continue reading

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