A Great Prayer for your Kids…or anyone else

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The other night I was praying for my kids and a simple request popped into my mind.  It was a great prayer for our kids or anyone else for that matter. Often, we are focused on the challenging aspects of our spiritual lives. We are engaging in spiritual disciplines.  We are working to overcome sinful […]

How to let Jesus disciple you

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Jesus was a disciple maker.  He still is and he wants to disciple you. As I always emphasize, a disciple is a learner…a learner…a student of Jesus Christ.  You can read more on that here and here. It is a pretty exciting reality that Jesus Christ, the resurrected Savior of the world has a personal […]

How to let God rescue you from discouragement

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I have often battled periods of deep discouragement.  I wouldn’t consider it clinical depression, but it can feel like a deep pit with no way out.  Those blue feelings of failure, dejection and hopelessness have the power to overwhelm and disable you. The strange thing is that God has often used the same discipline to […]

How to make someones day through a simple prayer

You can do this!!

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Prayer has the power to accomplish great things because it enlists the power of a great God.  Here is a simple way that you could pray and make someones day, today. I am amazed at how easy it is to let things slide…things that we know are important…things that we value…things that we want to […]

Did you know THIS about the attributes of God?

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The attributes of God are important, but there is something that you may not know that changes everything. You are probably familiar with the usual discussion about God’s attributes.  God is ___________.  Fill in the blank. God is love. God is just. God is merciful, etc. Considering the attributes of God may just seem like […]