Blog Archives

Jun 29, 2022 18:30pm

Return to the Lord

Return to the Lord. Forget the things of this world that tempt you and lure you from Him. We are the bride of Christ and should live holy lives, devoted to Him, and Him alone. God is faithful to forgive. Return to Him.

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Jun 22, 2022 08:00am

Spiritual Warfare Begins Early

Contrary to popular belief, the sin nature begins at birth, but we can be to be equipped to to beat it with with God’s armor.

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Jun 21, 2022 18:30pm

What Needs to be Removed?

What have you allowed to stay in your life that keeps luring you away from God? Now is the time to remove it, completely. Not for a time, but permanently. If it continues to cause you to sin it has to go.

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Jun 12, 2022 10:58am

Preventing Shrinkage

The Christian worldview has been completely rejected by many people, but God is still on his throne and we still have a command to share Truth.

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Jun 08, 2022 18:30pm

Only Death Will Stop It

Our sin has earned us death. BUT – We can have victory over sin by accepting the gift of salvation that Jesus Christ offers us!

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May 27, 2022 18:30pm

You Know Better

Because we know better. We have a duty to study the word of God, as it was intended, and to teach accordingly.

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May 15, 2022 18:30pm

Freedom From Our Sins

Jesus took every sin you and I have ever committed and suffered and died for it. He offers you freedom from that sin!

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Feb 19, 2022 08:00am

What Real Love Does

How often do you put your action where your mouth is when it comes to loving and serving others?

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Feb 11, 2022 08:00am

Why Am I Tempted and Is God Responsible?

Everyone faces the mostly losing battle of temptations, so why does God tempt us?

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Jan 25, 2022 12:00pm

Are You Running Away?

Even if we try to cover up our sin, it comes out eventually.

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Jan 25, 2022 08:00am

The Offender, the Offended, and the Forgiven

Showing grace and mercy to someone who has caused deep hurt is one of the hardest things you’ll ever do.

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Jan 09, 2022 08:00am

Things We Should Forget

God doesn’t intend for us to live in bondage to our past sins.

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Dec 30, 2021 08:00am

Forgetting Our Sin and Shame

When you’re haunted by the sins of your past, keep moving forward to Christ.

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Dec 29, 2021 08:00am

The Unlikely Christmas Verse

One of the most familiar verses in the Bible, let’s not water down the impact and importance of it.

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Dec 22, 2021 08:00am

The Healer Comes

It’s up to us to make sure the world knows the answer to sin is the Son.

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Nov 27, 2021 08:00am

Foolishness, Sin, and Salvation

God wants to help with those sins that repeatedly ensnare you.

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Nov 12, 2021 08:00am

4 Responses to Blindness

Show compassion and understanding for the spiritually blind.

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Nov 09, 2021 08:00am

Garments of White

No matter what you’ve done, he’s waiting with open arms.

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Oct 10, 2021 08:00am

That First Gospel Message

The first sin and the first gospel message happened on the same day.

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Oct 02, 2021 08:00am

The Seriousness of Sin

People treat sin casually, even jokingly in this day and time, but God does not.

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Aug 23, 2021 08:00am

Whose Stuff is it Anyway?

Before you get angry when someone steals your things, ask yourself who really owns it.

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Aug 21, 2021 08:00am

3 Questions Christians Should Ask

Even though we’re made new through Christ, Satan tries to prevent us from living in victory.

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Aug 17, 2021 08:00am

An Ancient Soap Opera of Grace

Before you point your finger at someone else, take a good look at your own choices.

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Aug 09, 2021 08:00am

Why and How God is Calling You

The world will never understand the radical concept of surrendering your life to Christ.

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Jul 21, 2021 17:00pm

Game Over

When life hands you lemons, make lemonade.

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Jun 10, 2021 08:00am

Most Important Question of Your Life

There’s nothing a human can do to enter heaven. It’s just a gift you willingly accept.

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Jan 04, 2021 16:00pm

Telling Jesus’ Story and Taking Our Thoughts Captive – Part Six

Evil thoughts are part of our sin nature, but God provides a way to control them.

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Dec 13, 2020 08:00am

What is Grace? God’s Love When You Mess Up

When we accept the incredible gift of grace, we can see the freedom Christ came to give us.

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Oct 14, 2020 08:00am

The Middle Ground Between Condoning and Condemning Sin

How do I accept people without compromising the truth of God’s Word?

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Aug 26, 2020 10:41am

You Don’t Have to Quit Sinning Before You Come to Jesus

Is it possible that you are “saved” and in the family of God, but you are sinning and you don’t […]

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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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Jul 08, 2020 08:00am

Oprah, Lady Gaga, and Born That Way

So I just watched an interview Oprah did with Lady Gaga on her series Oprah’s Next Chapter, and I feel an […]

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Jun 30, 2020 08:00am

Showing Grace When the World Expects Judgment

Every conversation you get into is an opportunity to show people the grace of God that you’ve experienced in your […]

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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 12, 2020 08:00am

The Fruit of Anger is Almost Always Rotten

If you’ve been a Christian for a long time, you’ve probably heard two distinct ideas about anger: The first is that […]

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May 28, 2020 08:00am

He’s a Lying Pervert: Why America May Never be Great Again

(Originally written on Election Day 2016) It’s a big day. We, the people, are obsessed with figuring out what to […]

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May 19, 2020 08:00am

8 Ways to Conquer the Destructive Power of Fear: Part Three

It is true that fear has a destructive power in our life. But it is also true that faith in […]

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Apr 22, 2020 08:00am

6 Ways to Share Your Story With Non-Christians

(Read “How to Transition into ‘Gospel Conversations’ with Non-Christians” as it builds on this blog. https://lifeword.org/blog/how-to-have-gospel-conversations-with-non-believers/ As you peel back […]

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Apr 05, 2020 08:00am

Here’s One Way God Changes us Through our Children

I once read a story about a kid that started a lawn mower with the oil cap loose. The kid […]

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Mar 19, 2020 08:00am

This is How to Become a Sinner Saved by Grace

The image of a diamond is commonly used to show the multi-faceted reality of how sinners are saved by God. […]

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Mar 15, 2020 08:00am

Don’t Settle For an Average Life with an Average Purpose

There are only two ways to live life: Your way.  God’s way.  There is no third way. To put it […]

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Feb 02, 2020 08:00am

Moving Beyond Shame and Regret: Part One

Rick Warren recently wrote a great article about how Our Churches Should Be No Shame Zones. I’ve been surprised at the […]

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Jan 31, 2020 08:00am

The Truth About Fasting and 7 Ways to Do It

We’ve heard people say they are going to start a “fast,” whether for health reasons, for spiritual reasons, or maybe […]

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Jan 27, 2020 08:00am

Lessons From the Ultimate Traitor

Even if you’ve never read the Bible, you know who he is and what he did. Thesaurus.com lists Judas as a synonym […]

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Jan 24, 2020 08:00am

The Tough Decision to Give My Dog Away

It was that worst-case scenario: “What if our new-born son is allergic to our beloved dog?” On paper, it’s easy. […]

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Jan 15, 2020 08:00am

This is Why Satan Wants Your Soul

I suppose two mistakes can be made as you ponder Satan’s work in your life. While we can agree his […]

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Jan 05, 2020 08:00am

Sin Brings Pleasure – And That’s OK to Admit

Sin brings pleasure, but not satisfaction. It brings ruin, never flourishing. Disobeying God sounds good somewhere in the bowels of […]

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Dec 03, 2019 08:00am

“Prone to Wander, Lord, I Feel it”

In 1757 Robert Robinson, a self-proclaimed “wanderer,” wrote the penitent words of a poem we know today as the hymn […]

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Nov 06, 2019 08:00am

Rescue From Rebellion

A salvation story doesn’t have to be R-rated to be powerful. We may not all be saved from a life […]

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Nov 02, 2019 08:00am

Mike and Laura Beth: From Brokenness to Mending by the Potter

Mike: Sin and Brokenness “…Looking back,  I see there was no actual desire to pursue the things of God…  Nonetheless, […]

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