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Stop Serving God. Just Stop.

July 5, 2012

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It’s been a while since I’ve posted.  Seven months. Phew.  I’m still touched by how many of you subscribe and comment. You encourage me. May you continue to grow in the Lord. Call & Response I’ve never met a Christian who didn’t want to serve God. It’s built into us. He saved us. Serving God […]

The Missing Link to Growing in God: Knowing His Eternal Will

July 14, 2011

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I’m starting to realize something about spiritual growth. I Can’t Skip Steps. In college, I had prerequisites for every class. If I took a class without taking the prerequisites, I’d fail. The same is true for my spiritual growth in God. For example, I was never be able to deal with my sins or deal […]

10 Words From Augustine to Make Talking About God Enjoyable

April 27, 2011

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This is a continuation of my previous post on Discerning the Truth. “In essentials unity; in non-essentials, liberty; in all things, charity.” Written by the church father Augustine, oft quoted by John Westley, re-quoted recently by Hank Hanegraaff. The Christian world is rife with religious debate and schism. These ten words can turn talking to other Christians […]

Jesus the Physician: A Short Post to Help You Love Jesus Even More

April 5, 2011

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Last week I exchanged a few messages with a fellow Bibloblogger, Linda, about healing and God’s purpose. That fellowship encouraged me to post this. Jesus the Physician I love the Lord more today than I did yesterday. Why? So many reasons. Below is just one reason that He is so wonderful. I hope this short […]

A Cheat-sheet for Jesus’ Testing

November 27, 2010

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To become a “minister” today, the process is first education then ordination. Afterward, a person is qualified to begin his ministry. But in the New Testament, this is not the pattern. In Matthew chapters 3-4, we see Jesus’ pattern before He began His ministry: selection, anointing, and finally, testing. God always tests those whom He […]