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Christian Devotionals

How Tithing Has Been Incorrectly Taught

“For God so loved the world, that He gave His only begotten Son, that whoever believes in Him shall not perish, but have eternal life.” John 3:16 “You can’t afford not to tithe!” This is a lie from someone who sees God as a graceless, merciless, two-faced, give-to-get deity. Even if they don’t see it […]

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God’s Dream for You

“I want you to know all about Christ’s love, although it is too wonderful to be measured. Then your lives will be filled with all that God is.” Ephesians 3:19 “Come here you little biscuit. You’re so stinkin’ cute. Did you know Daddy loves you?” When Grace was younger I spoke to her this way. […]

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The Prosperity Gospel vs. The Social Gospel

“Praise be to the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ, who has blessed us in the heavenly realms with every spiritual blessing in Christ.” Ephesians 1:3 “God never promised we would be healthy, financially secure, vindicated, or happy. He promised to never leave us and His grace would be enough to get us […]

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A Letter to Myself on My Wedding Day

“And walk in love, as Christ loved us and gave himself up for us, a fragrant offering and sacrifice to God.” Ephesians 5:2 Today is August 23, 2019, my 15-year wedding anniversary. Here’s what I’d say to 23-year-old me on his wedding day. Matt, I’m so happy for you! You’re making one of the best […]

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The Truth About Holy Communion

“Do this in remembrance of me.” ~Jesus See Luke 22:19 Emotional music is playing softly, the lights are dimmed and Pastor speaks, “If you have sin in your life let this cup pass from you and do not partake in the bread. If you are a child, and know not what salvation is, do not […]

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What Does Sanctification Really Mean?

“By this will we have been sanctified through the offering of the body of Jesus Christ once for all.”   Hebrews 10:10 “Yeah, you’re saved by grace but you still have to sanctify yourself! You will keep changing through sanctification!” At first glance this statement would seem to be fine, minus the exclamation points. The […]

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Is the King James Bible the Best Version?

“In the beginning was the Word, and the Word was with God, and the Word was God. He was with God in the beginning.” John 1:1,2 Another person has died and stands before Jesus Christ. “Oh it’s so good to be here!” they yell and run toward Him. “Stop.” The Son of God puts out […]

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Is God’s Grace a License to Sin?

“For from his fullness we have all received, grace upon grace. For the Law was given through Moses; grace and truth came through Jesus Christ.” John 1:16,17 Let’s establish a fact before we begin. The Jews, according to Scripture, were the world’s best-behaved people group. In the Old Testament they were seen as elite in […]

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Above All, Love Each Other Deeply

“Above all, love each other deeply, because love covers over a multitude of sins.” 1 Peter 4:8 In my mid-teenage years a friend of mine got ahold of a bottle of Jack Daniels. He downed the entire fifth–all of it. I had come home through the back door that evening and turned to my right, […]

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