Category Archives: Godliness

Four Things to do When We Fall…

Ephesians 6:13–“Wherefore, take unto you the whole armour of God, that ye may be able to withstand in the evil day, and having done all, TO STAND.” The biblical ideal is to be able to resist temptation and STAND. That … Continue reading

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What to Focus on in 2020…

There are so many options available to us with respect to improving our lives in 2020. We can look to many worthwhile pursuits, and not be wrong in engaging in them in the hopes of making our lives better than … Continue reading

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Despising God’s Word? Skip Church!

In 2nd Chronicles 36:16, Israel “despised” the words of the God’s messengers, whom they “mocked.” They thought little of, took little thought for, and otherwise diminished the importance of God’s Word in their lives. The Israelite nation in Nehemiah Chapter … Continue reading

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The Selfish Laodecian Church

The church at Philadelphia was giving church bent toward ministry to others: 1. They had a little strength, but willingly offered themselves. 2. They were open to and relied on God’s wisdom to make the best use of what little … Continue reading

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As Father’s Day Approaches…

Being the head of anything brings with it much excitement for me.  Usually there’s responsibility, perks, challenges, rewards, and many other things.  As the head, I get to some extent, control people, conditions, environment, etc.  It’s not for everyone, but … Continue reading

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Eliminating Needless Stress

Stress!!!  We laugh about it to ourselves and to our closest friends.  Some people actually brag about their stress as though it were a badge of honor.  Some people will even squabble with each other over who has the most … Continue reading

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Beware the “ites” of March

Sanctification is both a passive act done by God and an active endeavor done by us, in concert with God’s assistance.  The passive act of sanctification is done by God at the moment of salvation.  This is the Greek term … Continue reading

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