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Free to Love

The world pursues love for the fulfillment of self and is left empty. Christians pursue love at the expense of self and are made full.

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Are You Always the Hero of Your Stories?

When I try to look awesome I’m not doing a very good job showing how awesome Jesus is.

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The Bridge of Grace Will Bear Your Weight!

The bridge of Christ’s grace can bear the weight of the heaviest of sinners.

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When the Chariot of Guilt Rolls Into Town

When the chariot of guilt rolls in (and it will), don’t run from it. Instead, hop aboard and give it directions. Tell it to drive on over to that hill called Calvary where Jesus put an end to all of your guilt and shame.

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Are You Aiding and Abetting Apathy?

When people open up and confess their apathy with the Word and prayer, resist the urge to do nothing, but instead, aim to help them grow.

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Are You All In on the Promises of God?

We are to live as people who are all in on God’s promises. There does not seem to be any permissible half-hearted support of God’s program. We can’t be half in and half out; we are either all in or all out.

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Our Minds Are Like Baking Stones

Our hearts are porous. We must greedily guard them and regularly season them the promises of God.

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No Spin on Sin

As Christians we often relativize sin in broad, impersonal, and sanitary terms. This type of spin on sin harms our spiritual health and diminishes the work of the Holy Spirit.

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The Kingdom Consoles and Compels Us

The kingdom of God advances through the expression of the King’s gifts to the church. When working properly the church matures and Christ takes ground in the hearts of men and in the world.

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3 Motivations to Hate Sin

Until sin is actually hated for its odious and repulsive character we will not make true progress in godliness. We may make progress in morality but not holiness; for this requires a godly hatred of sin.

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