6 Ways to Experience the Christ in You

August 29, 2011

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She was only twelve. But the illness was too much. Her father begged the man to come and do something, to raise her from the dead if he could. Desperate fathers do desperate things. Jesus came, but as He was passing through a crowd, a woman saw Him. She pushed her way towards Him and was able […]

The Eternal Purpose of God

August 6, 2011

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I just added a new page to my blog. You can find the link on the side or the top. It’s called The Eternal Purpose of God I lost some sleep over this one. But, I want to thank those that commented on my previous post The Missing Link to Growing in God. Also to those […]

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 […]

Christians on Campus: How I Chose To Be a Christian in College

June 16, 2011

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It’s time for a little bit of a personal testimony. The academic year closes again. For some, the next year brings the daunting change from high school to college. Recently, I began to reflect on my own experience of that change. It was formative. It had an immense impact on the course of my life. Prelude I went […]

72 Precious Words that Define Our Personal Relationship with God

May 2, 2011

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So often, my relationship with the Lord is like a text message conversation— intermittent, abbreviated, and distant. How many of us need our personal relationship with the Lord restored? When I say “relationship,” I mean a romantic one. Just us and the Lord. The only way to cultivate such a relationship is  by spending time with Him. […]

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 […]