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Life

If you’re a child of God, you not only have physical breath passed down from Adam, but spiritual life from the Second Adam-Jesus (Romans 5:12-21). As we go, the joy of the Lord and the seeds of life go with … Continue reading

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Required

God is not a cosmic abstract or blank canvas to project self-centered notions onto. He has specific characteristics and has revealed Himself to us (through the Person of Christ, and His Word). However, we can easily find ourselves drifting toward … Continue reading

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Divine Friendship

Consider the privilege of divine friendship. Jesus described His followers this way: “You are My friends if you do whatever I command you.” – John 15:14 NKJV The Creator and Righteous Judge of the universe not only provided a way … Continue reading

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Wisdom 22.2

“The rich and the poor have this in common, the LORD is the maker of them all.” – Proverbs 22:2 NKJV Society has always labeled people. Terms like rich, poor, famous, common, etc. have been used for centuries, but we’re … Continue reading

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Fear

Fear can be paralyzing. It’s mentioned throughout the scriptures, with stories of people fearing each other, fearing to follow God’s instructions, fearing the presence of angels, fearing death, etc. There are also the words “do not fear”, and Jesus instructing … Continue reading

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Conformity

The pressure to conform is part of life. Even within church circles, there are those who position themselves as the guardians of all things “acceptable”. Jesus spoke of such people, and one of His statements about them was this: “Beware … Continue reading

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Being

One of the biggest struggles in the life of faith is the pressure to “do”. Whether it’s spoken, unspoken, self-imposed, or “others-imposed”, the expectation to be “doing” something for Christ can distract from the powerful reality of “being” something in … Continue reading

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