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Confession: I lied

It’s true. I lied. I did something that I didn’t think was wrong or a big deal, but then I was confronted about it and realized otherwise.  Instead of fessing up in the moment, I tried to cover myself.  I was embarrassed by my actions, embarrassed I had let someone down, so I sprayed a fog …

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Jesus doesn’t like me.

Each one of us has a tape playing over and over in our heads.  It’s filled with messages we tell ourselves on a continuous loop. Some of the messages are true; some are false. It wasn’t until my mid-twenties when I began to become aware of the messages that I was playing over and over to myself. …

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God’s will for your life

Always rejoice, constantly pray, in everything give thanks. For this is God’s will for you in Christ Jesus. [1 Thessalonians 5:16-18] If we’re really honest, most of us spend years of our life wrestling with the question, “What’s God’s will for my life?”  And while I’m not trying to minimize the importance of us understanding who …

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Perfect obedience

“Rest in this – it is His business to lead, command, impel, send, call or whatever you want to call it. It is your business to obey, follow, move, respond, or what have you.” -Jim Elliot You know when the same Bible verse that you read earlier in the week (the one you REALLY needed) …

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