Blog Archives

Nov 17, 2020 08:00am

Changing Your Stinking Thinking

Our lives are completely controlled by our thoughts and habits, so how do we renew our minds?

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Nov 14, 2020 08:00am

Hold On. What’s The One Thing You’re Forgetting?

God warns us of the tendency to immediately enact our plan without one important thing . . .

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Nov 13, 2020 08:00am

It’s Your Choice: Victory or Defeat?

If we don’t choose to live surrendered to Jesus, we’ll remain empty, broken, and fearful.

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Nov 12, 2020 08:00am

When You Think You’re Not Capable of Your Calling

God doesn’t send his soldiers into battle without the proper equipment.

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Nov 09, 2020 08:00am

Here’s Why We Can be Thankful in Tragedy

Jesus’ impending death on the cross didn’t prevent him from giving thanks in the upper room.

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Nov 08, 2020 08:00am

The Sin of Unbelief is A Serious One

If you have never really taken a step of faith, you may not be truly trusting in God.

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Nov 06, 2020 08:00am

4 Ways to Get Rid of Joy-Stealing Self Pity

When you find yourself stuck in a cycle of frustration, impatience, and negativity, there is hope.

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Nov 04, 2020 08:00am

If You’re a Gold Medal Worrier, Here’s What to Do

If being anxious doesn’t accomplish a single thing, what’s the point of making it a habit?

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Nov 01, 2020 08:00am

Christian, Where’s Your Passion?

To experience who Jesus is and all he wants for us requires passionately knowing and serving him.

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Oct 26, 2020 08:00am

How to Live Your Blessed Life

When you find the blessed life Jesus wants you to have, there’s no regret and no going back.

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Oct 24, 2020 08:00am

Let’s Bring Back Forgiveness and Compassion

Keeping no record of wrongs and forgiving without limit seem impossible in today’s world.

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Oct 17, 2020 08:00am

Four Ways to Live by Faith

You can be confidence that God is in control, knows best, and you can ask him anything.

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Oct 15, 2020 08:00am

2020 and the Good Things That Come Out of it

We don’t know the outcomes of 2020, but with God on his throne they’ll likely be good ones.

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Oct 06, 2020 08:00am

It Takes A Lot of Faith to be an Atheist

Our universe’s beauty and symmetry couldn’t have coßme from random mutation and chance.

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Sep 30, 2020 08:00am

Truth About the World’s Dangerous Distractions-Part One

Distractions are really lies that dangerously lead you away from the life-changing reality of Jesus.

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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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