A Look At The Truth About The Problem With Pride
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A Look At The Truth About The Problem With Pride

You’ve heard the saying, “Pride comes before the fall.” And that’s what I thought it was … a saying our mothers told us to try to keep us humble. But as Rev would say, “That’s downright Biblical.” Solomon wrote… Pride goes before destruction, and haughtiness before a fall. Proverbs 16:18 What exactly is pride? What…

When You Need Someone to Fix Life’s Big Problems
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When You Need Someone to Fix Life’s Big Problems

I’m a problem solver. I love finding solutions and fixing problems. I’m entertained by puzzles and creating ways to resolve dilemmas. Until I can’t. The truth is that many of life’s big problems can’t be fixed. There are times when our feeble human efforts simply aren’t enough. Times when our worlds are shaken by things…

The Truth About God’s Will & Claiming Prayers
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The Truth About God’s Will & Claiming Prayers

Jesus told His disciples… “And if you believe, you will receive whatever you ask for in prayer.” Matthew 21:22 (CSB) Other translations say… “Whatever things you ask in prayer, believing, you will receive.” (NKJV)“You can pray for anything, and if you have faith, you will receive it.” (NLT)“Whatever you ask for in prayer, having faith and [really]…

When You Want to Have Love That Lasts Pt. 1
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When You Want to Have Love That Lasts Pt. 1

Almost everyone goes into marriage believing they have found love that lasts forever. Sadly, that’s not always the case. Everyone has children believing their parent/child loving relationships will endure always. But we’ve all seen times when families fall apart and relationships fail. Marriage. Family. Friendship. Love is an attitude of the heart that requires the…

How To Know the Biblical Truth About Forgive and Forget
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How To Know the Biblical Truth About Forgive and Forget

Christians have been told for years that forgiveness includes forgetting. Henry Ward Beecher said, “I can forgive, but I cannot forget,” is only another way of saying, “I will not forgive.” But… What is the truth from the Bible about the phrase “forgive and forget”? I decided to do some digging to find the Biblical…

Why It’s Always Important to Pay Attention to the Word
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Why It’s Always Important to Pay Attention to the Word

Pay attention! I can remember saying those words to my students and my children. Distractions and daydreams were frequent attention thieves that often required a reminder to focus on the things that had lasting value and needed to be remembered. Solomon wrote… My child, pay attention to what I say.    Listen carefully to my words.Don’t lose…

Do You Know How to Live Wisely and Effectively?
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Do You Know How to Live Wisely and Effectively?

Could you use some practical suggestions for wise and effective living? Me too! There are so many voices insisting that their way is best, that knowing how to live wisely and effectively can be both difficult and confusing. There are cultural voices, generational voices, religious voices, government voices, and probably a few more I haven’t…