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Luke 12:4-5

Are you afraid of someone? A person who, when they speak, you jump, because you know if you don’t, they’re not above following through in some very unpleasant way to make you do what they wanted–and then be sorry you … Continue reading

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I John 4:7

Does Jesus bother you? Is His message of sin, repentance, forgiveness and obedience offensive to you? Do you dislike the Bible as a whole–because, let’s be honest, whether it is specifically attributed to Jesus Christ or not, Christianity is a … Continue reading

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John 21:22

Are you feeling left out? Do you look at those around you–your friends, and your acquaintances on social media and others you identify with–and see their lives unfolding differently over time than yours has? Are you happy for them in … Continue reading

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2 Corinthians 5:7

Have you mastered the Christian life skill of walking by faith–of trusting God enough to help you do (and bring you through) what you didn’t think you could? Good; because that’s the most basic of essential spiritual skills, upon which … Continue reading

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Matthew 13:27

Have you ever dropped the ball? Not intentionally, but–have you ever had a situation where you were doing exactly what you thought you were supposed to be doing, but unbeknownst to you, something was going on behind the scenes that … Continue reading

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2 Corinthians 4:17-18

Why do bad things happen? Why do people, for example, get attacked, or get cancer, or get into accidents? Why do little children die unexpectedly of something as absurd as influenza, or develop serious congenital issues before they’re even born? … Continue reading

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Galatians 4:19

Do you forgive those who have wronged you–genuinely, from the heart, as you would want them to do for you? Do you pray for them, that they may know Jesus better and  “…come to their senses and escape the snare … Continue reading

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