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How to spiritually examine yourself

Scripture tells us to examine ourselves so that we can be on the right path spiritually  Here are some pointers on how to do that. 2 Corinthians 13:5 (NKJV) 5 Examine yourselves as to whether you are in the faith. Test yourselves. Do you … Continue reading

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How God speaks to you and me

      Beginning with the Garden of Eden, God has been speaking to man.  He began by conversing directly, as He did with Adam.   Then He spoke through prophets, beginning with Noah and Moses.  And then, He communicated through … Continue reading

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God, righteousness and you

Do you do as Jesus teaches in Matthew 6:33 and seek God and His righteousness?  What does that look like?  How does it affect your life and your thoughts?  Do you rely on Jesus’ promise that your physical needs will … Continue reading

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How your bible study can be spirit-led/2

  Here’s more information on how your bible study can be spirit-led.  Yesterday, we talked about prayer and the importance of God the Holy Spirit leading you into the truth of scripture. Scripture is spiritually discerned, so it’s impossible for … Continue reading

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What does it mean to endure to the end?

In a number of places in scripture, we are told that “he who endures to the end shall be saved.”  What does that mean?  What does enduring look like?   Matthew 24:12-14 (NKJV) 12 And because lawlessness will abound, the love of … Continue reading

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Your Laughter Sounds Like Tears

Long before God got my attention, I laughed a lot. Thing is, I was a mess.  I was trying desperately to hide the emotional scars from verbal, physical and sexual abuse, and I was not successful.  You’ve probably seen some … Continue reading

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God, Spiritual Abuse, and You

Yesterday, someone contacted me in tears because she had been cast out of a group and unfriended on Facebook.  God had sent her across my path the day before, and we were setting the groundwork for her to begin counseling … Continue reading

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