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Jun 03, 2021 08:00am

No Requirements, No Rules, Just Jesus

Jesus’ sacrifice was once and for all and doesn’t come with any rules to follow.

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Dec 30, 2020 08:00am

Peace and Prosperity in 2021 Depend on One Important Resolution

We have many goals on our minds as we enter a new year, but this one is a priority.

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Dec 27, 2020 20:00pm

Why We Have Both an Old and New Testament – And the Breathtaking Thing That Ties Them Together

Many Christians, while thumbing through their Bibles,  have pondered why Scripture is broken into two, uneven halves. Is one better than the other? […]

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Dec 05, 2020 08:00am

Christmas, Advent, and Jesus

When God sent his Son to earth, he said everything he wanted to say to the world.

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Oct 01, 2020 08:00am

Truth About the World’s Dangerous Distractions-Part Two

Culture has so many false teachings that if you’re not being intentional, you’ll fall into its trap.

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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 02, 2020 08:00am

Leadership, Submission and Other Crazy Concepts

I can remember clearly the first time I drove a motorcycle. It wasn’t because it was a lot of fun […]

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Aug 25, 2020 22:12pm

Why Would God Allow Brokenness?

Like an eggIt cracksAnd then everythingYolk and allSpills out Until the shell emptiesAnd only the shell remains There is nothingUntil […]

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Aug 10, 2020 08:00am

Is There a Solution for the Racism That Divides Us?

What is the antidote for racism, prejudice, hate, ethnic nationalism and supremacy? First of all, there is no form of […]

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Aug 03, 2020 08:00am

A Restored Life After the Unthinkable Happens

“And the God of all grace, who called you to his eternal glory in Christ, after you have suffered a little while, will […]

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Jun 23, 2020 08:00am

It’s Not About Winning an Argument, But Winning a Soul

If you believe in Jesus, then apologetics is for you; it’s not just for “intellectuals.”  The clearest definition I’ve heard […]

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Jun 05, 2020 08:00am

God’s Redemption Plan is for All People

Racism is not a new story and sadly, it isn’t an old one either. It wasn’t so long ago that […]

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Jun 01, 2020 08:00am

Christian Parenting-Part Two: “Train up a Child”

This is the second of a three-part parenting series. Part One is at https://lifeword.org/blog/christian-parenting-part-one-laying-the-foundation/ The goal of parenting is to […]

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May 24, 2020 08:00am

Biggest Understatement of all Time: Parenting is Hard

My kids are out of control.  Before coronavirus, we had such a nice routine. Might I take a moment to brag?  They […]

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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 06, 2020 08:00am

Feeling Wilted? Grow Some Roots

There once was a soybean farmer who was interviewed for his great harvest.  Despite difficult growing conditions, he had managed […]

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Mar 28, 2020 08:00am

Jesus Defeated Death: 4 Reasons It’s a Fact

At the stores, Easter appears to be the celebration of a big, fluffy bunny that leaves behind eggs filled with […]

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Feb 21, 2020 08:00am

What if Christians Acted Like the Body of Christ?

In the first century, when people became followers of Christ, they did so well aware of the cost (Luke 14:28). […]

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Dec 24, 2019 08:00am

Your Christmas Table Isn’t Extravagant Enough

Wow, the spread this year! Whether you’re catering in from a restaurant (be honest, it’s tempting!) or delegating dishes to […]

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Oct 25, 2019 08:00am

The War Against Christianity

(Originally posted February 2015) Newsweek has started 2015 with a cover article entitled “The Bible: So Misunderstood It’s a Sin.” […]

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Oct 14, 2019 08:00am

11 Depression Dos and Don’ts

It’s a subject no one really wants to talk about. We whisper about it. We know it exists, but no […]

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Oct 11, 2019 08:00am

4 Dangers of Neglecting the Bible

Neglecting the Bible is nothing new in this world. But what we’re facing today in the West involves proclaiming Christians moving away […]

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Oct 10, 2019 08:00am

The Bible is Not a Book

“Heaven and earth will pass away, but my words will never pass away.” (Jesus in Matthew 24:35 NLT) The Christian Bible […]

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Sep 01, 2019 08:00am

God’s Answer to the Problem of Loneliness

In Genesis chapter one, the Bible describes the creation of the world. As God paused to contemplate His work at […]

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Aug 27, 2019 06:00am

High School: How to Survive and Thrive

Seriously, high school is tough. If it’s not the AP classes and the pressure for more college credits, it’s the […]

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Aug 25, 2019 06:00am

Tending the Gardens of Our Lives

It’s too nice of a day to stay indoors! The flowers that the kids and I planted are doing GREAT, […]

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Jul 22, 2019 16:26pm

But It’s Not My Fault

It’s obvious to me in the last sixty years there’s been a dramatic decline in the acceptance of personal responsibility […]

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Jul 18, 2019 05:30am

Discipleship Part Two: Three Chairs

SOAR . . . Man, I love this youth conference. Sold Out And Radical.  Every summer, we gather up our […]

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May 30, 2019 07:00am

If It Feels Right, Do It?

“A system of morality which is based on relative emotional values is a mere illusion, a thoroughly vulgar conception which […]

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May 27, 2019 20:37pm

“Just follow your heart.”

Every time I see that phrase tweeted or represented in a pretty meme of some kind, I want to yell, […]

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Feb 21, 2017 18:06pm

What is the Bible All About? Daily Devotional
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