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30 Things Every Christian Should Remember

October 27, 2011

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To remember,   to bring to mind,   to consider… Why Our Memory is So Important The journey of our Christian life is the transformation of our soul. On either side of this transformation, there are two bookends. First, we recieve Christ. This is the beginning, the salvation of our spirit. At the end of our Christian life is our […]

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 […]

Why You Should Judge A Book By Its Cover

June 23, 2011

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I have a confession to make. I objectify books. Yes, yes. I know it’s wrong. I’ve heard all the rules about books and their covers, but, there’s just certain parts of books that I can’t not love. Take a book you’re reading, flip it over or open the dust cover. Find the publisher’s blurb. That’s […]

How To Not Judge Others

February 3, 2011

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It’s ubiquitous. Everybody does it to everybody else. And everyone is so good at it. But don’t do it to me. You don’t even know me. No one likes to be judged by others. Here you are, struggling through a difficult situation, and someone comes along, get’s less than a fraction of the story, and […]

2 Hidden Things That Will Ruin Your Spiritual Life

January 26, 2011

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Matthew 6 contains exposes two hidden things that will stop a believer’s growth in life.  I will reproduce two verses from that chapter here, but before I do, I should set up the context. Constitutional Context Matthew 5-7 has been called by several names: “The Sermon on the Mount,” “The Be-attitudes,” etc. I believe the […]

What Christ Did and Did Not Do for You

December 22, 2010

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“The Law” The term conjures up all kinds of ideas in the mind of a Christian. When some think of the law, they also think of the 10 commandments. Others think of all those sacrifices, feasts, and dietary rules adhered to by the ancient Jews. To others, the law was just the principle God used […]