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HEALTHY DOUBTS AND STRUGGLES

Reader comment:”Something else that I think about continually struggle with is, proof of, do I have salvation? I often struggle with “am I saved?? What if I’m not?”   It drives me crazy?” I believe that the very struggle is evidence of authentic salvation (because it’s evidence of the Spirit living in me). If I […]

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DON’T SWEAT THE BIG STUFF EITHER

A friend in Jesus writes. “I have been thinking a lot about this blog entry on Ecclesiastes 9:5-10. Since I read it. I’m confused about how to deal with my (many) addictions, my perfectionism, and my inability to trust a Heavenly Father after my earthly father sexually abused me. If, in the end, it DOESN’T […]

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Comfort Faith God's Nature Love

CRY BABIES — GOD’S FAVORITES

As a little child, I need to cry out to the Lord in my time of need! When is that? Oh, yeah, all the time! Little ones are so smart, I just love the little grandchildren. The older ones lose some of the inborn wisdom of the babies. Babies know that without mom they are […]

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Faith

Act in the Fact

Folks in AA often quote the phrase, “Fake it till you make it.” As a Christian in Christ who has Christ in me, I much prefer the phrase, “Act in the Fact!” I like 2 Peter 3:11: Seeing then that all these things (are so), what manner of persons ought ye to be in all […]