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Comfort Forgiveness Sin

Bitter At Myself ?

It is so painful when I see that my sinful choices have caused others pain and grief. It hurts even worse when, after I repent, they choose to stay bitter, destroying their own lives further. We may understand why they cling to bitterness because it feels, to them, that they are somehow making me pay […]

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Comfort Grace Humility

Blessings On The Little Guy

You And Me! (weak, untrained, troubled, ignored, etc.) Are you weak? Awesome, then join me in bringing God glory through our weakness. The Marines are looking for a few “good men”. God is looking for the weak–me and you! The Bible says that not many strong, not many wise in this world’s opinion, not many […]

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Comfort Grace

Pain: Chronic Unfixable

When I started in medicine many years ago, we were only able to relieve the depression and anxiety or chronic pain in about 40% of sufferers. However, we did much better in comforting and supporting the ones who couldn’t find relief in medication. Now we have much better % of people who find relief but […]

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Christian Living Comfort

Benefits of a Right Heart

No Fear of the Future O that there were such an heart in [Verle], that [he] would fear me, and keep all my commandments always, that it might be well with [him], and with [his] children for ever! Deuteronomy 5:29 Do I fear for my grandchildren and great-grandchildren in this crazy world? “Never fear that, says […]

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Comfort God's Nature Life Challange

The Bad Attitude Obeyer

One of the devil’s favorite techniques is to tell me to obey God and then he gives his own definition as to what obedience looks like. This puts us me a bind. If I try to “obey” the devil’s description it would mess up my life, but, if I don’t “obey,” I feel that God […]

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Christian Living Physical Health

The Christian Attitude Towards Our Bodies

My understanding of the Hindu view is that my body is the enemy, so, in order to be godly, the man seeking holiness goes out to the forest and doesn’t eat,  drink, wear clothes or find comfort. He must learn to not want anything and then is considered holy and happy because he can’t be […]

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Comfort Life Challange

Already Immortal

I was talking to someone concerned that they would get bored being immortal living with God. What would we do for all eternity? Of course, they were thinking of eternity on this planet surrounded by sin and struggling with their own sinful tendency to be stressed. Stress that comes from striving to be strong and […]

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Comfort Relationships

Accepting Forgiveness — The Ultimate Humility

I knew an evangelist who was checking into a motel, bone tired and anticipating a week of services. As he walked down the hall to his room, he had an urge to go back and talk to the man at the desk. He thought, “I am always wanting to talk to everyone and this would […]