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A Victorious Christian Life

If you’re serious about living a victorious Christian life you must do three things: 1) Burn the bridges to your old lifestyle. Any bridge you refuse to burn gives Satan an invitation and re-entry point into your life. The new...

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How to Accomplish Great Things (5)

Do you know how Nehemiah’s team rebuilt the walls of Jerusalem? With a sword in one hand and a trowel in the other. Why is that significant? Because even though God gives you the plan, the chances are you’ll have...

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When Fatigue Threatens You (2)

When you’re running on fumes, instead of berating yourself for failed attempts at ‘spirituality’, one writer says it’s time to ‘tie a tourniquet on the wound of busyness…[or] we’ll bleed a spiritual death. Doing more, and doing it faster, isn’t...

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Words or Actions?

We must care about people’s spiritual and practical needs. It’s hard for someone to grasp the concept of God’s love when they don’t know where their next meal is coming from, or where they’ll sleep tonight. Food banks worldwide are...

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Trade-Offs (1)

No matter how hard you try, you can’t ‘have it all’. Life’s too short! There are trade-offs you must be willing to make. In Matthew chapter 19 we read the story of the man who wanted to follow Christ, but...

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Stop Second-Guessing!

Are you doing what you believe to be God’s will, yet things aren’t working out like you expected? God has a different perspective—a better one. It’s okay to question Him, but not to doubt and second-guess Him. In His Word...

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On Marriage (5)

Ask the elders: they were quick to discover that the greatest threat to marriage is—selfishness! A mother was trying to explain to her little son the benefits of unselfishness. She concluded her talk by saying, ‘We’re in this world to...

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On Marriage (4)

Thinking about tying the knot? In a healthy marriage, a shared faith is the glue that will hold you together in times of trouble. But when one spouse is an unbeliever, it can be difficult for the other. Concerning marriage,...

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On Marriage (3)

Clara Null says: ‘My Sunday school class was learning the Ten Commandments. When we got to ‘‘Thou shalt not commit adultery’’, I wondered if I’d have to explain it. Sure enough, a seven-year-old girl raised her hand and asked, ‘‘What...

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On Marriage (2)

Thinking about tying the knot? One of the most common issues that cause marriages to fail is finances. There’s a nice story about an usher who passed the collection plate at a church wedding. When one of the guests objected,...