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Humility Iniquity Life Challange

IT IS I!

Our church did an awesome job of putting on a passion play for Easter. The key thing emphasized was the question “Is it I?” Having asked this they all went on to abandon Jesus. John was so focused on relationship that he did the best and returned to follow the Lord through most of the […]

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Emergency Kit Iniquity Life Challange Prayer

THANKS, HELP, SHOW ME MY PART

When the devil attacks, it is often useful to concede his observation but not his conclusion. For example, he will point out “you are too weak ” and then conclude that you might as well go ahead and sin, since you will just fall in the end”, OR,” try try try to be  stronger” OR, “hate […]

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Life Challange Sin

WHAT WAS ADAM’S “APPLE”?

This is a tough blog post. I did not like what the Holy Spirit had to say to me as I wrote it, so if you are not wanting all of God and all of his blessing and a real relationship with him, then please don’t read any further. You will just become defensive and […]

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Emergency Kit Faith Iniquity Life Challange Peace

STRESS MANAGEMENT

Worry is something we take! So how much worry should I invest in tomorrow?  None? Not even for Food or Clothing? Does God want me to run around naked and starving? No! That is precisely why it is a waste of energy to worry about these things–my heavenly father knows that I need these. Besides, […]

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Humility Iniquity Relationships

PASSIVE AGGRESSIVES what’s with them?

The truth won’t work on someone who WON’T examine themselves or accept feedback. PASSIVE AGGRESSION: Irritating others by getting them to count on us then not coming through while fooling ourselves by believing that we have good intentions and are actually unusually loving, kind, gentle, patient, faithful, peaceful. We cause others to count on us […]

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Humility Life Challange Relationships Sin

THE TRUTH THE WHOLE TRUTH AND NOTHING BUT!

You know that I have always been excited about the power of words to help people. What is true? What works? One of the puzzles over the years have been people who are great at memorizing the truth and spotting it’s practical application for others and unable to use it themselves. Patients with the diagnoses of borderline personality […]

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God's Nature Humility Iniquity Life Challange Relationships

BE REAL

I take a look at the world around me, starting with the tip of my own nose. That, and everything else I see will cease to exist in a blinding flash of intense heat. Considering that, what should my priorities be? 2 peter 3:10 But the day of the Lord will come as a thief […]

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Grace Humility Iniquity Life Challange Relationships

BLESSINGS OF FEEDBACK, CURSES OF DENIAL AND DEFENSIVENESS

God commands me to examine myself, to let ALL scripture reprove me, to ask God to search my heart, to let the iron  of his word and faithful friends’ reproof sharpen my iron. Do I really want to be a sharp sword in his hands? Then I must have frequent sharpening. All scripture will first […]

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Iniquity Life Challange

THE TRIBAL DANCE

A scientist recently admitted that his evolution bias had caused him to assume that primitive chimpanzees would behave like animals and never show altruism. That  higher human functions would come from further evolution and the refining effects of education. Then, one day, he watched some chimps longer than usual. He saw the usual fighting but […]

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Iniquity Life Challange Relationships

WHAT’S YOUR EXCUSE?

Do you remember what happened when a certain rich man invited the “proper” guests to the wedding 17 And sent his servant at supper time to say to them that were bidden, Come; for all things are now ready. 18  AND THEY ALL WITH ONE CONSENT BEGAN TO MAKE EXCUSE. The first said unto him, I […]