The most important change that will help you obey God

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We all struggle with sin.  It’s hard to obey God.  We begin our lives as fallen people plagued by the sin nature and even when we trust Jesus to redeem us, the battle continues.  That often frustrates me.  New life in Christ doesn’t eliminate the conflict.  We are called to obey.  We are given new […]

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 […]

Why did THIS happen to me?

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Why did THIS happen to me? I don’t think there is a person who has ever lived that hasn’t uttered that question.  The problem is that it is a question that always leaves us wanting more. More answers. More understanding. More resolution. I am certain that I cannot exhaust the far reaches of that desire […]