Category Archives: sin

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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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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Want Restoration? Turn the Page!

The one thing I absolutely appreciate about the Jewish people is how they are so steeped in traditions, rituals, and rites.  This is seen regardless of whether or not you’re talking about religious Jews, secular Jews, or cultural Jews.  There … Continue reading

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Touch Not the Unclean Thing!

Oh my goodness!  I mean, where do you start?  Not only that!  Where do you end?  Even now I sit here and stare at the blank computer screen (except for what you just read…and this…) and am trying to gather … Continue reading

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Lottery Fever

In the book Money for Nothing: One Man’s Journey through the Dark Side of Lottery Millions, Edward Ugle says the “broke or financially troubled lottery winners are the rule.”  According to the Certified Financial Planner Board of Standards, nearly one-third of … Continue reading

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