Tag: Spiritual Growth

Rejoicing in the Incomprehensibility of God

Are you ever discouraged by the incomprehensibility and mysteries of God? His ways and character are truly unmeasurable by any standard we can use. They are incomprehensible to anyone with finite human understanding. Just read through the last five chapters of Job, and marvel at the divine mysteries of the universe that no human can explain. Read […]

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Have Events Lost Their Significance?

In this social media age, events either get blown out of proportion or glossed over too quickly. The Great American Eclipse was one of those. How many people do you know who decided to watch the eclipse, either online or in person, just because it had been so hyped up by the media and their friends? […]

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Is Spiritual Growth Worth the Work?

Do you ever get tired of striving to grow spiritually one baby step at a time – and sometimes going big steps backwards instead of forwards? Do you wonder if it’s truly “worth it” to practice self-control, to be consistent, to love the unlovely? Do you ever think… you’re going to heaven anyway, so what’s the big […]

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New Year’s Resolutions for Every Christian

Have you set any goals yet for 2014? I’m actually still working on mine, taking some time to re-calibrate and pray over them, before sharing them publicly. But in the meantime, here are 5 resolutions that we should all stay focused on in the next 12 months. 1. Delight in His Word Spend time reading, studying, and […]

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Read the Bible Daily (Part 2)

Should a Christian read the Bible daily? I think so, and so do many of you. But why is daily Bible reading the expected “normal” for Christians? Why do we teach it to our children, and preach it from our pulpits? Why do we strive to master this discipline? Looking through your comments, I found […]

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Celebrating Christ at Christmas: Spiritual Wish Lists

We’re discussing unique ways to celebrate Christ at Christmas! So far in this series: Observing Advent. 2. Spiritual Wish Lists What’s on your Christmas list this year? No, not your own wish list, the other one. You know — the {long} list of things that your kids want, the {really short} list of ideas from your spouse, […]

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Grace and Peace Be Multiplied to You!

I just started memorizing 1 Peter 1 with the group at Do Not Depart (also on Facebook at Hide His Word). So far I’ve learned the first 3 verses. And as I’ve been reciting and remembering, I’ve also been meditating, hoping to gain new understanding and fresh application from the chapter. One phrase has already […]

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