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Sep 16, 2020 08:00am

Is Church Attendance the Sole Evidence of Your Salvation?

There are many reasons Christians are losing the culture, but these are probably the top four. They are all ouch-worthy, […]

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Sep 12, 2020 08:00am

How To Boldly Speak Truth in a World Full of Lies

Speaking biblical truths is important for Christians for the following reasons:  It confesses and proclaims God’s truth in your life. […]

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Sep 10, 2020 08:00am

When Your Pain Makes You Wonder Why Me

What do you do when pain is your constant companion? How do you keep on going when life stays hard and […]

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Sep 08, 2020 08:00am

Not Hearing From God? Might Be Time for Hearing Aids

“How’s your hearing?” That was a question my doctor started asking me about ten years ago. I would always respond […]

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Aug 31, 2020 08:00am

Don’t Take Spiritual Shortcuts to Find Answers

Prayer is good, but . . . I want to share something on my mind and heart today, a conviction […]

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Aug 28, 2020 08:00am

Through all of This Chaos There is Hope

Be still.Be quiet.Listen. Sometimes, when the world around us seems to spiral and spin off each page of every day, […]

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Aug 21, 2020 08:00am

There’s Just One Question You Should Ask Yourself

OK, OK. Before I reveal it to you, let me explain the context a bit. As I was reading in […]

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Aug 13, 2020 08:00am

The Four-Step Prayer Plan That’s Not About You

How often do you sit down to pray, and this happens:  You think of your family.  You pray for your […]

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Aug 12, 2020 08:00am

Cleaning Out the Hypocrisy of Our Hearts

I am so thankful to God for giving me a husband that is a pastor, a preacher of the Word […]

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Aug 11, 2020 08:00am

The Church Needs a Little Drama

Joey B was an active participant in the worship and lecture at a recent seminar I attended. If he heard […]

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Jul 31, 2020 08:00am

Authentic Christians Are Not Religious

Jesus speaks jarring words against the religious leaders of his day. He describes them as those who honor God with […]

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Jul 30, 2020 14:00pm

Hold onto the promises

He kept His word and stood firm on His promises

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Jul 29, 2020 08:00am

What Does the Bible Really Offer Me?

Ever heard of the acronym SOAP? Or heard people say, “I SOAPed this morning”? Well, SOAP stands for Scripture, Observation, […]

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Jul 28, 2020 14:00pm

Up to his old tricks

We can really mess things up, but God is always there.

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Jul 28, 2020 08:00am

The Only Time Submission Means Peace, Joy and Hope

In the first century, fishing was a lucrative business that provided substantial assets for many families, pushing them just above […]

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Jul 24, 2020 08:00am

What Will You Do With Your Gift of Time?

Time is deceptive. When we are young, we think we have all the time in the world. We think we […]

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Jul 23, 2020 14:00pm

Don’t do as I do, do as I tell you to do

Follow Christ and be the godly example your friends, family and co-workers need!

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Jul 22, 2020 08:00am

10 Tips to Wean Yourself Off Spiritual Milk

Many churches have a diet problem. I am talking about the spiritual diet. I think we need to think of […]

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Jul 21, 2020 14:00pm

The good ole’ days

When you turn to Christ, His light reveals the sins that are hidden in the dark.

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Jul 16, 2020 14:00pm

The Man in the mirror

Jesus redeemed us, transformed us, and has called us to live a holy life.

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Jul 14, 2020 14:00pm

Asking God for Unicorns

He hears our desperate pleas, but ultimately, His will prevails.

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Jul 07, 2020 14:00pm

Two laughs and a lie

Be open. Be honest. Be truthful.

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Jul 07, 2020 08:00am

Here’s How to Ensure You Don’t Betray Your First Love

“The heart is deceitful above all things and desperately sick; who can understand it?” (Jeremiah 17:9) I feel the truth of […]

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Jul 02, 2020 14:00pm

Set Apart

Our lives should look like what Scripture defines as a follower of Christ and not to be resembling the world.

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Jun 30, 2020 14:00pm

A Declaration

God is so much more than we can ever imagine.

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Jun 25, 2020 14:00pm

Cleaning up the mess

Messes can be overwhelming, but Jesus’s love is more powerful than anything you can imagine.

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Jun 25, 2020 08:00am

7 Ways to Upgrade Your Prayer Package

At the risk of losing you before we get started, I confess that I am old enough to remember the […]

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Jun 23, 2020 14:00pm

Taking matters into our own hands

Let Him work it out in His timing and not in yours.

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Jun 22, 2020 08:00am

Christian Service is Impossible Without Worship

At my local church, it is made clear that every member of the body is expected to serve the Lord […]

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Jun 21, 2020 08:00am

Proverbs: 31 Chapters, 31 Prayers

(Introduction to this 31-days-of-prayer is at https://lifeword.org/wp-admin/post.php?post=4425&action=edit The following are 31 chapter summaries, key verses, and prayers inspired by the […]

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Jun 18, 2020 14:00pm

Becoming a Sacrifice

If you have accepted Him as your Savior, you have a duty to be holy, to be set apart from the rest of this world for His glory.

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Jun 17, 2020 08:00am

Coming Back to the Heart of Worship

For many months now, God has been stirring my heart, revealing himself and asking me to truly worship him — […]

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Jun 16, 2020 14:00pm

Believe

God’s love for you is never ending.

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Jun 16, 2020 08:00am

Screaming Headlines, Hurting People and God’s Kingdom

I follow the Daily Wire, a conservative news source driven by Christianity’s political protagonist Ben Shapiro. I’m subscribed, so I get […]

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Jun 11, 2020 14:00pm

God is Our Shield

When you go into battle with the enemy, you are not alone.

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Jun 11, 2020 08:00am

How I Can Identify With My Transgender Co-Worker

I currently work with a trans-bi-sexual “female” who requested that when I refer to “her,” I use the pronouns they and them instead of her or she. […]

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Jun 09, 2020 14:00pm

Give credit where it is due

Reflect on the light of His glory and let others see the only good in us comes from Him.

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Jun 04, 2020 14:00pm

What not to do

He desires for you to have a joyful soul but not at the expense of a holy life.

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Jun 02, 2020 14:00pm

Hot and Cold

As Christians, we sin and fail. But our proper response should always be to listen to the Holy Spirit’s conviction, repent and ask for forgiveness.

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May 31, 2020 08:00am

Just What is it That We Expect From God?

Through the magic of social media, several years ago I reconnected with a close childhood friend. We had not communicated […]

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May 29, 2020 08:00am

4 Tempting Ways to Determine Your Identity

I’ve often said the most destructive force on earth is a man who doesn’t know who he is. When you […]

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May 28, 2020 14:00pm

Family Blessings

During the holiday seasons, cherish the time with our family.

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May 26, 2020 08:00am

Frustration, Patience, and the Game of Chess

I’ve never liked playing chess because I have never had the satisfaction of winning. As a kid, my brother would […]

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May 23, 2020 08:00am

Christian Men: What is Your Family Mission Statement?

Foundational to any business operation is a healthy mental framework that undergirds the direction of the company. Maintaining a robust […]

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May 19, 2020 14:00pm

Heroes sin too

Our lives should reflect the light of Jesus. We shine so others may see how bright He is through us.

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May 17, 2020 08:00am

The Destructive Power of Fear-Part One

People are afraid.   They are afraid of losing their health, wealth, mind, job, spouse or children.   They are afraid of […]

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May 12, 2020 14:00pm

God doesn’t forget us

No matter how much evil may abound, God promises His love.

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May 07, 2020 14:00pm

Wait on God’s “OK”

By waiting on God, we bring honor to Him.

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Apr 30, 2020 08:00am

Can I Be Honest? Prayer is a Struggle For Me

Have you ever wanted to improve at something without really knowing what improvement in that area actually looks like? Have […]

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Apr 23, 2020 14:00pm

You want me to do what?

What has God told you to do and what has been your response?

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