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A Better Way Home
So, as the Holy Spirit says: “Today, if you hear his voice, do not harden your hearts.” — Hebrews 3:7–8a Thought for the Day: I can’t keep driving through the dangerous intersection of reality and think it won’t ever affect me. My pastor made a statement recently we’ve all heard: Over 50 percent of marriages are ending in […]
Charlie Brown Valentines
In those moments when I wondered if the love of my life would be here tomorrow, I had an anchor. From someone who has promised me, "I will never leave you or forsake you." Someone who has never broken a promise. Someone who backed up His promise with His life.
Some Things Just Aren't Negotiable - #6407
It's time that we returned with humility to an open Bible and say, "God, how do You feel about it? And whatever You say, that's it! I'll do it." Now, we have to always speak with love and humility, but always with His authority. We, who love the Bible, are the only ones with the whole story; we've got God's truth. And those things? They just aren't negotiable.
Play-Doh People - #6289
Oh, it's easy to be seduced by a world where sin is what's normal. Don't let the world squeeze you. Decide that you will be shaped by Jesus. And then become the mold who shapes other people. Play-Doh people are forever changing shape.
When Marriage is a Multiple Choice Test - #6259
While the Christian world opens the door wider and wider for believers to choose divorce, God hasn't changed His mind. "I hate divorce" He says. When marriage becomes a multiple choice test, use every choice there is to fight for your marriage. And be sure that divorce is not one of the choices.
True Woman Blog: What does God think of divorce and remarriage?
For reasons I won’t go into, I spent several hours this past weekend combing through my Bible, looking up each reference on divorce and remarriage. I asked God to help me come to the text without an agenda or desired outcome—I just wanted to hear His heart on the whole subject. What I found took my breath away.
What God Hath Joined Together by Del Fehsenfeld, Jr.
What the Bible has to say about marriage, divorce and remarriage.
Security in Your Violent Storm - #6061
You've been through enough storms; you've lost enough that you were counting on. You know how much you need that anchor. Someone who loved you enough to die for you will never do you wrong. Someone who's powerful enough to walk out of His grave under His own power is bigger than any storm that could destroy you.
The Battle For Your Life - #6060
The Life-Giver, Jesus Christ, is fighting for your soul this very moment. He paid the price for your sin on the cross. And now you're in the middle of a tug-of-war on which your eternity depends; Satan trying to keep you on his path to kill you, and Jesus inviting you to give yourself to Him so He can give you life. They won't decide whether you go to heaven or hell - you will.
Why a Life Collapses - #5998
Christian meetings, Christian people, they're all good, but they're not enough to build a life on. Christ has got to be your identity, your strength, your passion. Learning, and obeying, and leaning on what He says must be how you do each day. You don't have to keep caving in when the pressure hits if you will build your life on the storm-proof, flood-proof words of Jesus Christ, the Rock.