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How Legalism Destroys Families

“Christ is the end of the Law, in order to bring righteousness to everyone who believes.” Romans 10:4 Part of the recovery process for my past battle with alcoholism is to watch the A&E TV series, Intervention. It reminds me of just how bad my addiction was, and the despair I was in as a […]

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Why It’s Important to Protect Your Eyes and Ears

“But blessed are your eyes because they see, and your ears because they hear.” Matthew 13:16 “Let’s find a new series to watch on Netflix together,” my wife says to me as we relax on the couch one evening. “Okay, that sounds good,” I respond. After scanning for a while, we decide on a new […]

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Deny Myself, Take Up My Cross, and Follow Jesus?

Then Jesus said to his disciples, “Whoever wants to be my disciple must deny themselves and take up their cross and follow me.” Matthew 16:24 Before I begin this devotional, I want to point out a fact: Matthew 16:24 has happened, for every believer, and it came to pass in the spiritual realm by faith. […]

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Debunking Christian Myths Part 3

“What is truth?” Pilate asked. See John 18:38 Jesus said the truth will set us free (see John 8:32). So if the truth sets us free then error keeps us bound, shackled, and imprisoned. Allowing us to live a life of lies, as a Christian, is not what Christ came to do. He has no […]

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The Truth About 1 John 1:9 and James 5:16

“If we confess our sins, he is faithful and just to forgive us our sins and to cleanse us from all unrighteousness.” 1 John 1:9 “Here, take it,” a Jewish man says with his head hung low, passing off his prized goat to the priest. From the tribe of Levi, the priest walks the goat […]

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How Can I Know Good from Evil?

“For God knows that when you eat from it your eyes will be opened, and you will be like God, knowing good and evil.” ~Satan Genesis 3:5 Adam and Eve wanted to be self-righteous, literally. Their desire was to have the ability to point out the difference in good and evil, sin and not sin. […]

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How Can I Stop Worrying?

“Do not be anxious about anything, but in every situation, by prayer and petition, with thanksgiving, present your requests to God.” Philippians 4:6 Worry is a funny thing isn’t it? Not funny “ha ha,” but funny weird. You could be sitting on a park bench all by your lonesome with nothing happening–looking calm, cool, and […]

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You Don’t Have Two Selves

“For we know that our old self was crucified with him so that the body ruled by sin might be done away with, that we should no longer be slaves to sin–because anyone who has died has been set free from sin.” Romans 6:6,7 For a moment, just imagine it. The Father witnessed Jesus dying […]

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How Grace Destroyed My Addiction

“For the grace of God has appeared that offers salvation to all people. It teaches us to say ‘No’ to ungodliness and worldly passions, and to live self-controlled, upright and godly lives in this present age” Titus 2:11,12 “God, what have I done? Not again.” I whisper as I wake up on the floor of […]

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