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Christian Devotionals

What Should a Christian Do When We Lose Our Cool?

“In your anger do not sin” See Ephesians 4:26 My daughter Grace really wants to get better at basketball. So after her 8th grade season was over I told her, “I know a great way for you to improve your game, but it will be very difficult. You can start playing full court pick-up games […]

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Is Homosexuality Sin?

“And that is what some of you were. But you were washed, you were sanctified, you were justified in the name of the Lord Jesus Christ and by the Spirit of our God.” 1 Corinthians 6:11 Yes. The answer to the title of this devotional is yes. Based on the words in the Bible, even […]

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What I’ve Learned After Five Years of Sobriety

“Let perseverance finish its work so that you may be mature and complete, not lacking anything.” James 1:4 There are moments in our lives when we decide to stop or start a certain behavior, or willingly change an attitude we’ve held onto for a long time. For me, today marks an anniversary of such a […]

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The Cross Was the Final Altar

When he had received the drink, Jesus said, “It is finished.” With that, he bowed his head and gave up his spirit. John 19:30 Blood. God has always required blood to forgive sins. The words ask for forgiveness are not in the Bible for a reason: ask all you want, blood must be shed to […]

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Christians Don’t Have a Sinful Nature

“Through these he has given us his very great and precious promises, so that through them you may participate in the divine nature” See 2 Peter 1:4 Your body was God’s idea. It is perfect in every way. Although you might not think it’s perfect, God still does. Your flesh is His most amazing creation. […]

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Saturday Morning Hangovers, Gone

“Who has anguish? Who has sorrow? Who is always fighting? Who is always complaining? Who has unnecessary bruises? Who has bloodshot eyes?” Proverbs 23:32 There’s something about Saturday morning which is very special to me. This time of day each week makes me want to write about my past battle with the bottle. It also […]

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Does God Spit Christians out of His Mouth?

“So, because you are lukewarm–neither hot nor cold–I am about to spit you out of my mouth.” Revelation 3:16 “Man, it is hot out here. Son, would you please open up that cooler and hand me an ice-cold bottle of water?” “Sure Dad. Here you go.” It’s mid-August in Oklahoma. The sun is at its […]

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God Is Not Breaking You Down

“I have come that they may have life, and have it to the full.” See John 10:10 Our Creator has received a pretty bad rap by way of humanity’s incorrect opinion. From the beginning of time, the enemy has somehow convinced us God isn’t good and He’s holding us back from enjoying our lives. He’s […]

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Can Christians Have Tattoos?

And on His robe and on His thigh He has a name written, “KING OF KINGS, AND LORD OF LORDS.” Revelation 19:16 Pardon me while I barf a little, as I quote some judgmental phrases about tattoos: “How dare you get a tattoo! Heathen! That clearly goes against the holy Word of God! How are you going to […]

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