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Month: June 2014

if God is for us who can be against us?

What Being “In Christ” Means

Here is a great reality that stands at the center of the Christian life. Jesus Christ, the Son of God, who was born in the manger, died on the cross, and rose from the dead, lives by his Spirit in the soul of every Christian believer. We call this being “in Christ.” If […]

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A Devotional for Your Friday

Take some time this morning to pour over this devotional, brought to you by LifeKEYS Daily. We’ve all gone through tough spiritual seasons when we were tempted to give up. “My feet almost slipped!” we think, as we reflect on that particular season of struggle. If that was you, or […]

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Don’t Let False Security Dupe You

I am so easily duped. I’ll admit it, it’s true. I am ridiculously gullible. While getting to know my fiancé’s family at the start of our relationship, I recall his father telling me a number of jokes…that I didn’t realize were jokes. The good news is, I’ve learned. And now […]

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Christian Parenting: Do You Feel Unqualified?

How would you answer the following question: “Who is responsible to lead your children in their spiritual development?” I know the answer to that question.  The answer is me.  And you.  As parents, we are responsible for teaching our children about the Bible and the gospel of Jesus Christ. Understanding […]

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Need Wisdom? Number Your Days

Friends, in order to gain the wisdom that we long for, we must pray. See, prayer is the fountain of wisdom. Wisdom is tightly tied to prayer in the Scriptures. Wisdom is asked for in prayer. Wisdom is often received during prayer. And wisdom is the result of prayer. We […]

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Seven Questions to Evaluate Your Progress in the Christian Life

These questions came directly out of a fresh examination of my own life some years ago. When I first raised them it was during a significant year in ministry, having served in the States as long as I had served in London—sixteen years. I asked myself, “What’s happened to me […]

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Three Ways to Grow While You Wait

Waiting is not wasted time. Often, though, it seems to be! I am waiting for the train. I am waiting for my appointment. I am waiting in a long queue. Sound familiar? Waiting can seem futile, so we look for something to do while we are waiting. This is why […]