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You Are Not Your Sin

Here is a true concept that can strengthen your walk of faith: YOU ARE NOT YOUR SIN! Unfortunately, this truth is not common knowledge in the faith. Many mistakenly believe that they are their sin. If you live under this … Continue reading

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Oh, To Love Him More

In Luke 7:47 we read, “Therefore I tell you, her sins, which are many, are forgiven—for she loved much. But he who is forgiven little, loves little.” This verse tells us that the more one is forgiven by Christ, the … Continue reading

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The Wagon of Salvation

Once upon a time there was a young man. His back soaked with perspiration, he trudged along carrying a heavy load. Many years ago he took it over his shoulder and has carried it ever since.  One day as he … Continue reading

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We Become What We Behold

Psalm 115:8 tells us that we become what we behold, “And those who make idols are just like them, as are those who trust in them.” Behold means “to see or observe.” Eyes are a gateway to the mind, heart and soul. … Continue reading

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Never Fall Again

Can you imagine a life without falling?? There is a way to protect ourselves from falling. The secret hides in the word, humility. Humility is not weakness. Humility is strength under control. Like a wild horse trained to listen and respond … Continue reading

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We Feel What We Believe

We all desire appropriation of God’s truth and His Spirit. Of course, we do. But what blocks us from this process? Well, in one word…lies. Lies block us from appropriating. Lies are everywhere. We are born into a world full … Continue reading

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Naked and Thankful

Who’s naked? I am. I live naked before God. Really. I realize that may sound kind of scary. But between me and Him, I am just transparent and raw. Fully exposed. And I am not ashamed of my humanity because I … Continue reading

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It is Written

What you believe. What you follow. What you hang your very life on… Is it written? It better be. Over 20 times during His ministry Jesus declared, “It is written…” Over fifty additional times in the rest of the New Testament, … Continue reading

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Fear of Man

Did you ever stop to think…that the fear of man is a form of slavery? How so? Because we are slaves to whatever controls us (2 Pet. 2:9). When we fear others, we lose our God-given freedom and allow them … Continue reading

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Growing

The front porch slats reverberated as Stephanie rocked in the rocking chair, her crocheted purse nestled in her lap. Recently out for summer break from teaching kindergarten, Stephanie enjoyed every minute of her vacation catching up on all the relaxing activities that brought … 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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Renewal

What have you heard so many times that you believed it…even when you knew deep down that it wasn’t really true? Maybe you heard it throughout your childhood or in the media. For instance, my youngest daughter repeated for years, … Continue reading

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